Topic: Domestic Violence

By Colin Cortbus Special to the Mirror-Spectator SAN JOSE, Calif. — Last week, a well-known US-based Iranian-Azeri businessman was viciously beaten at an airport hotel in San Jose, California, leaving[...]

LOS ANGELES — It was a star-studded program, as well as a festive gathering, on Saturday, December 4, 2021 when approximately 100 guests celebrated the 10th anniversary of the Women’s[...]

YEREVAN (Armenpress) — The 13-year-old girl who was subjected to domestic violence weeks ago in Gyumri and was hospitalized in critical condition has started to walk with the help of[...]

BOSTON — When is a bracelet not just a bracelet? When it helps a battered women’s shelter halfway around the world. Ashley and Haley Kutzer, according to their mother, Donna[...]

By Nina Nazarova MOSCOW (BBC Russian Service) — In July 2018 three teenage sisters stabbed and battered their father to death in his sleep, in their Moscow flat. Investigators have[...]

YEREVAN ( — The initiative group “Kamq” which is sponsoring a petition campaign named “No to Istanbul Convention” arrived on Monday, August 26 in Echmiadzin, Armenia’s Armavir region. “Our campaign[...]

WATERTOWN — Violence toward women is more prevalent than thought in Armenia, and in the diaspora it is one of the unfortunate legacies inherited from Ottoman (Turkish) Armenia. On March[...]

By Nora Armani Much has been written and said in the past few weeks, both in Armenia and in the Diaspora, about domestic violence and the urgent need to adopt[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Bruises have covered much of her body, attesting to the abuse she has suffered at the hands of her husband over two decades. Even while carrying his[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — After years of foot-dragging and indecision, the Armenian authorities plan to enact soon a special law aimed at combatting domestic violence and helping its predominantly female victims.[...]