This Country Gender Profile (CGP) of the Republic of Armenia examines a range of social, political and economic issues through a gender lens, covering the thematic areas of engagement included in the EU Gender Action Plan (GAP III). Its goal is to provide the European Delegation to Armenia with comprehensive information and recommendations to guide decision-making on the development of the Country Level Implementation Plan (CLIP), in line with GAP III, and on supporting the Government to mainstream gender and maximise efforts on gender equality. The document examines Armenia’s national context, highlights its legal and institutional framework for gender equality and women’s empowerment (GEWE), offers gender analysis on a sector by sector basis, and provides an assessment of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the 44-day war in Nagorno-Karabakh on women and men. The last chapter proposes recommendations for the development of the CLIP to support the Government of the Republic of Armenia and civil society.
This Country Gender Profile was prepared by the EU4Gender Equality Reform Helpdesk project, funded by the European Union and implemented by Niras. Its content is the sole responsibility of NIRAS and does not necessarily reflect the views of the European Union.
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