Anna Nikoghosyan

Education: MA in Human Rights and Democratization; MA in Gender, Sexuality and Culture (to receive in 2016)

Position: Executive Director at Society Without Violence NGO, Armenia

Research Interests: Gender, gender and education, gender based stereotypes, women's rights, LGBT rights, gender based and domestic violence, peace building, sexual and reproductive health and rights, young women's leadership, women and democracy.

Languages: Armenian, English, Russian, French

City: Yerevan, Armenia

Email: anna.nik.swv(at) 


Anna Nikogosyan has directed and implemented number of projects focused on Gender Equality, Women’s Leadership, Peace Building, Gender Based Violence, SRHR and LGBTQ rights. She has participated in the 32nd International Human Rights Training Program in Canada organized by Equitas, the 58th session of the Commission on the Status of Women in New York City and the International Visitor Leadership Program sponsored by the US Department of State.

She is the Chair of the Board and Country Adviser at “FRIDA I The Young Feminist Fund” as well as UN Women Regional Civil Society Advisory Group Member in Europe and Central Asia. Also, She is a member of the Armenian Coalition to Stop Violence against Women, Young Women’s Network in South Caucasus, International Women in Black Movement, AWID, ASTRA Network and ASTRA Youth.


2015 -  Guidebook on Gender Education in schools /will be available in September/

2014 - Integration of Gender Component into Social Science Subject

2012 -  Cultural Relativism vs. Universalism: States obligations under the CEDAW Article 5, Master thesis