Gayane Ghazaryan is a graduate of the American University of Armenia with a degree in communications. She periodically writes articles and makes graphics for EVN Report. Gayane’s work revolves around topics of memory and exploration of narratives. She also does documentary photography as a medium for visual storytelling.
Yerevan’s iconic Youth Palace was demolished in 2006. While it still remains unclear who and what will fill the void the Youth Palace left behind, its spirit continues to live in the memories of those whose youth was interwoven with its existence.
With no comprehensive environmental curriculum in Armenian schools, individual teachers and NGOs have taken it upon themselves to educate the youth about pressing environmental issues from climate change to recycling.
A close examination of Armenian public school textbooks reveals persistent gender bias and stereotyping at almost all grade levels.