This is a unique video, filmed in a traditional male-gathering place in Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia, where men are asked about their views on women.
"Women as seen in South Caucasus"
The very South part of Armenia is in danger. The region, which has only a 664 km² area and population of 13,000, already has more than 4 open metal mines. The government of Armenia has given licence for another 16 to be exploited.
The Killer Mines
Despite the fact that there are no established diplomatic relations between Armenia and Turkey and the land border remains closed, trade circulation between these countries still reaches millions of dollars.
Millions Through Closed Borders
The topic of refugees from Syria has garnered increased attention over recent months. According to The Economist, Armenia is the third country in Europe with the largest number of refugees from Syria in absolute terms, after Germany and Sweden. This short animation depicts the situation of refugees and IDP's in and throughout the South Caucasus.
Syria-Armenia; Refugees in and out of the Region
31-year-old Ani Haykuni was supposed to be at Said Business School, Oxford, UK, now. However, her plans got postponed, as she was diagnosed with highly aggressive breast cancer 7 months ago. While her treatment is continuing, Ani has taken up new hobbies; painting, photography, and etc.
Since their independence, Georgia, Azerbaijan and Armenia have been facing a rapid growth of cancer. This 2 minute talk is about the cause of death, its risk factors and the growth of cancer. See the whole picture of the situation in the South Caucasus.
A Shared Battle With Cancer
A quick glimpse into the dark side of family affairs, which is well covered with a code of silence - one in three women in the world are victims of domestic violence. The South Caucasus is no exception; women here, too, are abused by a partner or other family member, and predominantly keep silent.
It’s not everyday that I’m offered a job as a waitress by a random stranger - in fact it had never happened before early 2017. I never thought about working in a bar, or anything the like in the hospitality sector, but the restaurant this young, roughly my age, man wanted to employ me for was grim enough to put off any potential change of career - dark walls, a bar that had seen better days, and a nostril-killing stink of burn cooking oil.