Human rights situation of LGBT people in Armenia 2015

2015 was a regressive year for LGBT people’s rights in Armenia, since the newly accepted Constitution restricted marriage as a union only between a man and a woman. The issue of same-sex marriage was brought up in a broad manner […]

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Armenia is 3rd worst country in Europe for LGBTI people

Contradictory messages emerged from Armenia in 2015. On the one hand, the marriage rights of LGBTI people were limited in a sweeping package of constitutional changes and LGBTI activists were harassed on the street and online. On the other hand, […]

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PINK’s 7 years activities

December 14, 2015 marked the 8 year anniversary of the founding of “Public Information and Need of Knowledge” NGO. Due to the dedicated work of the organization’s interdisciplinary team of professional staff we have succeeded to grow from a young […]

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Armenia must hold accountable, those responsible for threatening human rights defenders

We, the undersigned members and partners of the Human Rights House Network (HRHN), condemn the threats and attacks against human rights defenders in Armenia, and call upon the Armenian authorities to publicly voice their support to such human rights defenders […]

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Some human rights organization workers offer to “cure” LGBT people. Report of State Department

Societal discrimination in Armenia based on sexual orientation and gender identity negatively affected employment, family relations, and access to education and health care, says in report of US Department of State concerning human rights situation in Armenia in 2014. The […]

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The human rights situation of LGBT people in Armenia 2014

Discrimination towards the LGBT community in Armenia continues to be widespread, as the state fails to undertake any actions to reduce the negative attitude towards the LGBT community and to protect their human rights. Rather than promote equality, the leading […]

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