Final Evaluation: “Creating a Coordinated Response Mechanism to Prevent and Combat Domestic Violence in Armenia”
Grantee: Women’s Support Center
Period: January 2016 to January 2018
Grant amount: $86,281
Description: The project focused on creating a rights-based, multi-agency response to cases of domestic violence. The overall goal was to support and protect women and girls in five regions of Armenia against all forms of domestic violence.
Main findings of the evaluation:
- the project contributed to government actions to improve domestic violence mechanisms, including passing a new law;
- a coordinated, multi-agency response mechanism was created for domestic violence; and
- the project increased awareness of domestic violence in Armenia and issues related to gender-based violence, and positively impacted on the practices of service providers and police officers through training.