Couples who have struggled with infertility, sometimes turn to surrogate mothers to have a child of their own. With continuing economic hardship in Armenia, policymakers and health professionals need to address issues in the current legislation that may leave women who choose to become surrogates vulnerable.
Year after year international reports raise red flags about labor rights in Armenia even when on paper, labor laws are considered to be relatively sufficient. Expectations are high from the new government in terms of ending a number of ills society has been plagued with but what are the common abuses of the labor law and what are the solutions?
Journalist Gohar Abrahamyan stumbled upon a scuffle on one of the central streets of Yerevan involving an elderly man and his young grandson. While trying to understand the situation, Abrahamyan also uncovered the irreversible consequence of people’s indifference when they witness abuse.