“Gender-sensitive research: methodology and challenges” workshop was organized in Paleans hall of YSU by the Centre for Gender and Leadership Studies of YSU jointly with the Facuty of Social Sciences of Fribourg University, Switzerland.
The researcher at the University of Delhi Anush Gasparyan presented her research on “Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: Analysis of Legal Acts of India” in the Centre for Gender and Leadership Studies of YSU.
On the initiative of the Centre for Gender and Leadership Studies of YSU, the research “The archives of the 19th century patriarchy and Turk-Armenian women” was presented in Hovhannes Adamyan hall of YSU.
YSU Centre for Gender and Leadership Studies initiated a meeting with the representative of Warsaw University Magdalena Kondas.
Today the meeting entitled “Women in Christianity: From Inclusion to Transformation” was held at YSU Center for Gender and Leadership Studies.
A roundtable discussion took place today at YSU Center for Conflict Studies. The lecture was attended by Professor of Nevada University, author of many books Pertch Berberyan (Berberoghli) and students of the Faculty of Sociology of Nevada State University.
At the initiative of YSU graduate Sona Grigoryan a Film Club has been opened at YSU Center for Gender Studies and Leadership. Sona, a graduate of the program Women's Studies, Leadership and Development at YSU Faculty of Sociology tells us about the club's goals and the Girls' Leadership and Development Summer School "ARCANE".
In Armenia, the phenomenon of gender inequality still remains relevant. In recent years, numerous studies have been conducted that focus on women’s rights, women’s role in society, gender inequality and domestic violence. During the conversation with us the lecturer of YSU Faculty of History, researcher of the Institute of Archeology and Ethnography of the National Academy of Sciences Aghasi Tadevosyan touched upon the above mentioned issues.
"Today, the woman is perceived as a weaker creature whose aspirations are restricted not only in the family, but also outside the family,” - said today the Director of the Center, Associate Professor at the Faculty of Sociology Gohar Shahnazaryan.
Today, YSU Center for Gender Studies and Leadership organized a research on the theme "Clothes as a woman's image and a means of deconstruction in late Soviet times" by ethnographer, cultural anthropologist Lilit Manukyan.