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• Source country for women and girls subjected to sex trafficking.

• Women and girls from Armenia subjected to sex trafficking in Germany, the United Arab Emirates, and Turkey.

• Girls found in sex trafficking within the country.

• 8.9 % of women in Armenia report intimate partner physical violence in their lifetime.

• 3.3 % of women report sexual intimate partner violence in their lifetime.

• 3.3% report abuse during pregnancy.

• No explicit laws criminalizing marital rape.

• No law against domestic violence.



• Women’s Resource Center Armenia NGO runs Assault Crisis Center

Sources: UN Women Violence against Women Prevalence Data:  Surveys  by  Country 2011; U.S. Department of State 2010 Human Rights Report; U.S. Department of State Trafficking in Persons Report 2011