Empowering Women Through Photography – Q&A with 4plus


Women have been granted equal rights since the formation of the Republic of Armenia in 1991. But the reality looks different with up to 60% of women suffering from domestic violence, according to the World Health Organization. But the exact number is hard to tell as a lot of cases go unreported. To document these abuses and to support each other, three women who were working as photographers formed the collective/organization 4plus. One of them is Nazik Armenakyan and I had the chance to do a brief interview with her, which I would like to share with you:


4plus wants to „empower women through photography“. What is the situation of women in Armenia that they need to be empowered? How did you get the idea to start 4Plus?

Our collective/organisation was founded by Anahit Hayrapetyan, Anush Babajanyan and Nazik Armenakyan in Summer 2012, after realizing that we…

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