On February 16, the first regional meeting within the framework of the "Prevention of Early Marriages”

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On February 16, the first regional meeting within the framework of the "Prevention of Early Marriages through the Cooperation of the Yezidi Community of Decision Makers" program took place in the provincial administrative office of Armavir, with the participation of state decision-making officials and representatives of the Yezidi community. Nico Schermers, the Netherlands ambassador to Armenia, also participated in the event. Representatives of Metsamor, Khoy and Armavir enlarged community, school principals, representatives of the Council of Elders were also present at the meeting. Representatives of the RA Ministry of Health, Ministry ESCS, Human Rights Defender's office were also present.

During the meeting, the alternative strategy of "Prevention of Early Marriages" was presented, the road map derived from it. During the meeting they talked about the negative consequences of early marriages and the possibility of preventing it.

The "Prevention of Early Marriages through the Cooperation of the Yezidi Community of Decision Makers" project is implemented by the Yezidi Center for Human Rights with funding from the Embassy of Armenia in The Netherlands.

Source- Yezidi Center for Human Rights NGO





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