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Press release: UN Women urges leaders and advocates to “Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change” on International Women’s Day

Friday, February 8, 2019

The United Nations’ gender equality entity puts spotlight on public services, income security, safe spaces and technology to advance progress for women and girls More

The Government intends to improve inter-agency coordination

Friday, February 1, 2019

The Inter-Agency Commission on Gender Equality, Violence against Women and Domestic Violence convened for its routine meeting on 1 February 2019. More

In the words of Iza Bekauri: “It is very important to work on women’s issues in Pankisi”

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Iza Bekauri, Head of the Kakheti Regional Development Foundation (KRDF) lives in the Pankisi Gorge, Akhmeta District. She has been engaged in activism for years. More

Three new crisis centers for survivors of violence open in Georgia

Thursday, January 24, 2019

UN Women, with the support of the Government of Sweden and the European Union is assisting the government of Georgia in expanding the geographic coverage of services available to the victims/survivors of violence against women and domestic violence in Georgia. More

Companies discuss how to close the gender divide in the ICT sector

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

A UN Women’s event ‘Advancing Diversity and Women’s Inclusion in the ICT sector’ brought together companies to share their practices for advancing women’s empowerment. More

Kindergartens for the Prosperity of Women

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

“When I was raising my children, I had to take them to a kindergarten from the village of Tsilkani to another village, Tserovani. The road was very damaged, and sometimes the bus would break down. More

Partnering with GEOSTAT to improve gender statistics in Georgia

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

The National Statistics Office of Georgia (GEOSTAT) took its work on gender statistics to another level by launching an electronic Gender Data Portal at the end of 2018. More

Making steps forwards for women’s inclusion in the Geneva peace talks

Monday, December 17, 2018

With the support of UN Women and the US Department of State, regular meetings continue between the participants of the Geneva International Discussions (GID) and civil society organizations. More

Project launch: Women’s Economic Empowerment in the South Caucasus

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

On 10 December, UN Women, the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and the Austrian Development Agency (ADA) launched the regional project “Women’s Economic Empowerment in the South Caucasus". More

Number of WEPs companies in Georgia reaches 26

Monday, December 10, 2018

The 2018 Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs) annual event “Business Leadership for Women’s Empowerment in Georgia” gathered more than 100 representatives of the private sector to discuss promising practices from implementing the WEPs, empowering women and promoting gender equality in Georgia. More

Children in Georgia’s regions introduced to fairy tale collection “Once There was a Girl”

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Within the framework of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence campaign, UN Women presented the collection of fairy tales “Once There was a Girl” to children living in the Georgian regions. More

Georgia hosts female leaders in Security and Defence

Thursday, December 6, 2018

The Ministry of Defence of Georgia, with the support of UN Women, organized the Workshop on Female Leaders in Security and Defence - National Implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 hosted at the Defence Building School in Tbilisi. More

Women entrepreneurs get matched with mentors in Georgia

Sunday, December 2, 2018

“This is the first time I have participated in any mentoring programme… I joined this programme because its focus is on women’s empowerment,” remarked Tamar Jologua, one of the 21 mentors in UN Women’s new mentoring programme. More

Women entrepreneurs in Georgia expand to winemaking and agritourism industries

Saturday, December 1, 2018

Tourism and winemaking are the two fastest growing industries in Georgia, with tourism accounting for 6.9 per cent of total GDP and agriculture and agribusiness accounting for 9.2 per cent. More

High-level meeting advocates framework for overcoming sexual harassment

Friday, November 30, 2018

The High-Level Meeting on the Prevention and Response to Sexual Harassment was the main highlight of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence in Georgia. More

Government of Georgia joins the global campaign 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

The Government of Georgia joins the world in commemorating the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, observed annually from 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to 10 December, Human Rights Day. More

Chief Prosecutor's Office of Georgia presents analysis of cases of violence against women and girls

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

The Chief Prosecutor’s Office, in cooperation with the UN Women Country Office in Georgia, hosted a conference on 27 November 2018 to discuss the outcomes and challenges related to investigating and prosecuting domestic violence crimes in Georgia. More

Tbilisi TV Tower Lit in Orange to Mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Sunday, November 25, 2018

At the initiative of the UN Women Country Office in Georgia and with the support of the Office of Tbilisi Mayor, the TV Broadcasting Tower in Tbilisi was lit in orange. More

Open Day on Women, Peace and Security: Discussing the roles of women and youth in sustaining peace

Monday, November 19, 2018

For the fifth consecutive year, UN Women and the UN Resident Coordinator’s Office, in close cooperation with UNHCR, UNDP and the Office of the United Nations Representative to the Geneva International Discussions on the conflict in Georgia (UNRGID), organized an Open Day on Women, Peace and Security (WPS) in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi. More

How technology can be used to combat sexual harassment

Saturday, November 17, 2018

In the framework of the annual developers’ festival DevFest, the Google Developers Group Georgia and UN Women organized a Design Sprint. More

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