Global Competitiveness Report 2008-2009
According to the The Global Competitiveness Report 2008-2009, Armenia is in 97 position out of 134 countries. Georgia is in 90 position, and Azerbaijan - 69 position. The rankings are calculated from both publicly available data and the Executive Opinion Survey, a comprehensive annual survey conducted by the World Economic Forum together with its network of Partner Institutes (leading research institutes and business organizations) in the countries covered by the report. (Click for the Report)


Global Gender Gap Report
The Global Gender Gap (GGG) report of the World Economic Forum has reported improvements in the status of women in over 80% of the 115 countries assessed. The GGG index ranks countries on the basis of gender equality, measuring gender-based gaps in access to resources and opportunities regardless of the overall level of resources available in the countries. Armenia ranks at 78 position, whereas Georgia and Azerbaijan 82 and 61 respectively. (Click for the Report)


Need for Domestic Violation Law
Recent survey reveals that family violations and pressure have widespread nature and actively applied in Armenia. In accordance with the observations of Armenian Women Rights Center and latest survey implemented by the Turpanjan Center unscrupulous and brutal attitude and conduct of male within family as well as vulnerability and exposure of women and children was a precondition and urge to launch discussions around adoption of Domestic Violation Law in Armenia.
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The US German Marshall Fund's "A New Quest for Democracy: Shaping the Agenda for the Euro-Atlantic Community" conference brought together representatives of non-profit organizations and grassroots movements from Central and Eastern Europe and leading policy experts from the US and Europe. (click for full text).