To understand better how children view the virus and the upheaval it has caused in their lives, psychologists at the Gyumri National Center of Aesthetics asked them to draw pictures of the world after the virus.
COVID-19 through the eyes of children
While Facebook is still the most popular social media site in Armenia, with 1.5 million registered users, TikTok is quickly evolving from a kids’ app for funny dance videos to an influential platform.
From sex education to comedy, Armenians embrace the wonders of TikTok
Children in Armenia’s second largest city still play in the ruins of buildings destroyed in the 1988earthquake. Gyumri, a city of around 120,000 people near the Turkish border, is slowly rebuilding. Butparks and playgrounds remain largely neglected, parents say.
Searching for a safe place to play
Newly arrived Russians are finding security and the chance of a new life in Armenia’s second city, Gyumri.