From their Twitter profile: "Armenian NGO working on #humanrights #sexuality #SOGI #LGBT #gender #SRHR #AIDS #equality #hatespeech and more".
Mission statement: "Create a safe space for LGBT people by promoting well-being and protection in all spheres of life. LGBT people are exposed to degrading treatment, psychological and physical violence in their everyday life. Their human rights are violated in almost all aspects of life. Every person is born free and equal, irrespective of any attributes, including sexual orientation, gender identity and/or gender expression. With this mission, Pink Armenia aims to achieve the full protection of the rights of LGBT people and equality before the law in our country by strengthening the capacity of LGBT people, influencing decision-makers’ policies and the approaches of the public."
In 2011 PINK Armenia become member of ILGA and ILGA-Europe. ILGA is a worldwide federation of 1100 member organizations from 110 countries campaigning for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex rights since 1978. ILGA-Europe works for equality and human rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans & intersex (LGBTI) people at the European level. ILGA-Europe advocates for human rights and equality for LGBTI people at the European level, before organizations such as the European Union (EU), the Council of Europe (CoE) and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE).
From October 2013, PINK Armenia is part of UNITED Network, which is European Network against nationalism, racism, fascism and in support of migrants and refugees. UNITED coordinates, supports and strengthens a network of 560 organizations from 46 European countries. The member organizations of the network share values such as intercultural communication, diversity and Human Rights. UNITED is working on issues, such us direct and indirect forms of discrimination, hate crimes and intolerance and highlight intercultural understanding, equal rights for all.
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