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Friday, October 5, 2018
In the foreword to the UN Women flagship publication UN Secretary-General António Guterres underlined that “dramatic advances in statistics, finances and policies for gender equality” are inevitable for the implementation of the Agenda’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Achieving full and decent employment for all women and men and equal pay for work of equal value are targets defined in the UN Sustainable Development Goals and represent powerful mechanisms for attaining economic prosperity and equality within society.
Monday, October 1, 2018
The global #MeToo campaign, sexual harassment in the workplace and in public spaces, and prevention and regulation concerning sexual harassment have been receiving increasing attention among various stakeholders, including the private sector, in Georgia.
Friday, September 28, 2018
The village of Utsera is located in the mountainous region of Racha in western Georgia. Utsera has only one functioning school, and it serves 22 children from five villages.
Sunday, September 23, 2018
By continuously reporting on news that supports the advocacy of women’s issues, media representatives can play a huge role in raising the general public’s awareness and in changing their attitudes.
Friday, September 21, 2018
Since the adoption of the landmark United Nations Security Council resolution 1325 (2000), the global women, peace and security (WPS) agenda has gained significant normative strength. Implementation, however, remains a challenge.
Thursday, September 13, 2018
UN Women, in partnership with the Maritime Transport Agency (MTA) of the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia and the Women’s Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA), has entered into partnership to promote women in the maritime industry.
Saturday, September 8, 2018
UN Women in partnership with the European Union has been supporting the Government of Georgia in introducing a rehabilitation programme for perpetrators of intimate partner violence within the penitentiary system.
Monday, August 20, 2018
Maya Makhatadze is the general manager of Cron Palace Tbilisi. She has 15 years of diverse experience working in the hotel industry. Currently Ms. Makhatadze is one of the members of the Business Leaders’ Federation “Women for Tomorrow”.
Saturday, August 18, 2018
Improvements to the legislation on domestic violence were discussed at a specially convened meeting on 17 and 18 August 2018, organized by the Human Rights and Civil Integration Committee of the Parliament of Georgia with the support of UN Women.
Thursday, August 16, 2018
UN Women supports vocational trainings for women beneficiaries of implemented or ongoing projects, aimed at increasing their employment opportunities.
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
In 2018, the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia – in cooperation with UN Women and through the financial support of the Government of Sweden and the EU – made milestone changes regarding law enforcement’s response to domestic violence cases.
Friday, August 10, 2018
UN Women, together with its partners the Taso Foundation and the Georgian Farmers’ Association, launched a series of joint consultation meetings in the regions of Guria, Imereti, Racha-Lechkhumi and Samegrelo.
Friday, August 10, 2018
The Office of the State Minister for Reconciliation and Civic Equality together with the State Security Service decided to extend the geographical coverage of information-sharing meetings.
Thursday, August 9, 2018
UN Women held the third meeting of the Task Force on Ending Violence against Women and Girls.
Friday, August 3, 2018
UN Women continues supporting its partners to develop and implement sexual harassment complaints mechanisms.
Friday, July 27, 2018
UN Women held a workshop with representatives of government agencies, CSOs and international organizations on a study analysing the low economic activity of women in Georgia, including the reasons for women’s engagement in the informal economy.
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
UN Women, in partnership with the Georgia Farmers’ Association, has begun providing capacity-building trainings for women engaged in small and medium businesses.
Friday, July 20, 2018
With the support of UN Women, regular meetings continue between the participants of the Geneva International Discussions (GID) and civil society. These meetings aim at sharing information and mainstreaming women’s priorities and needs in the peace negotiations.
Friday, July 13, 2018
A new ministerial decree issued by the Minister of Internal Affairs of Georgia on 13 July 2018 introduces a milestone policy shift in police response against domestic violence.