Tags ArchivesInternational Women’s Day

[Armenian Life]: Working for a Better Life on the Border standard

  Being that it’s International Women’s Day we at FAR thought we’d share a video with you about FAR’s Berd Office team, who have operated FAR’s Breaking the Cycle of Poverty Program (BCPP)* for the past two years. The team’s job is not an easy one, but these seven strong women social workers do their best to help 260 families in the city of Berd and several surrounding villages in Armenia’s Tavush Province. All of these villages are at constant risk from cross-border shooting.     * Breaking the Cycle of Poverty, Developing Thriving Communities (BCPP) was founded by the Mardigian Family Foundation through the largest contribution ever made to FAR. BCPP Program is to comprehensively address social, economic, health, ...

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[FAR Yerevan]: March 8th is celebrated as International Women’s Day.   standard

Over 40 % of the staff at FARs Yerevan Office and even over 90% of FAR employees working in the Children Support Center and the Vanadzor Old Age Home are women. Margarita Piliposyan is FAR Deputy Country Director, Mira Antonyan is FAR Children Support Center Director, Amalya Yeghoyan is GTech’s Deputy Director, and Marina Bazaeva works as FARs Shirak Branch Director. On occasion of March 8, we would like to congratulate all women at FAR and wish them success, health and always great spirits! It is impossible to imagine FAR without them! Anna, Loucine, Gohar, Mary, Hayganoush, Hasmik, Lida, and Margarita from FARs Yerevan Office Credit: FAR Staff

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[FAR New York]: March 8th – The history of the International Women’s Day standard

International Women’s Day is celebrated in many countries around the world. It is a day when women are recognized for their achievements without regard to divisions, whether national, ethnic, linguistic, cultural, economic or political. It is an occasion for looking back on past struggles and accomplishments, and more importantly, for looking ahead to the untapped potential and opportunities that await future generations of women. Continue reading.

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[FAR New York]: March 8th – The history of the International Women's Day standard

International Women’s Day is celebrated in many countries around the world. It is a day when women are recognized for their achievements without regard to divisions, whether national, ethnic, linguistic, cultural, economic or political. It is an occasion for looking back on past struggles and accomplishments, and more importantly, for looking ahead to the untapped potential and opportunities that await future generations of women. Continue reading.

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