“WOMEN’S STRUGGLE: Letters to the Past” photo exhibition , a symbolic event took place on December 10, marking the international Human Rights Day.
Opening speeches were delivered by the President of the Constitutional Court of the RA Arman Dilanyan, the Head of the EU Delegation to Armenia H.E. Andrea Wiktorin, the Coordinator of the Yerevan Office of Friedrich Naumann Foundation For Freedom South Caucasus Armen Grigoryan and the Director of “For Equal Rights” Educational Center NGO Gayane Abrahamyan.
The president of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Armenia Arman Dilanyan emphasized that such projects and events increase public legal awareness and sensitivity to human rights issues as well as remind us of the importance of the Convention on Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, which marks this day and has become the basis of many legal documents.
“WOMEN’S STRUGGLE: Letters to the Past” photo and letters’ exhibition is a unique project, which presents WOMEN facing the blows and difficulties of life; women who have gone through irreparable losses, violence, war, illness, public indifference and discrimination, but they have fought and with their struggle empowered others.
These stories are part of their lives and they have decided to share their thoughts and emotions, turning this opportunity into a moment of soul-searching, an honest and heartfelt conversation with the reader proving once more that EVERYTHING is possible when we find the courage to fight back.
The initiative has been implemented by “For Equal Rights” Educational Center NGO in cooperation with the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom, South Caucasus Yerevan Office.