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UN Women supports assessment of National Statistical System from the gender perspective

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).

Gender Equality Council, government representatives and UN Women discuss gender pay gap and policy implications

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.

Private sector increasingly involved in addressing sexual harassment in the workplace

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.

“Once There was a Girl” - Fairy tales for real change

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.

Georgian media becomes more involved in advocating for women’s economic empowerment

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.

UN Women expands partnerships to implement women, peace and security agenda in Georgia

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.

UN Women and partners promote women in male-dominated industry

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.

Towards the Rehabilitation Program for Perpetrators of intimate-partner violence

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.

In the words of Maya Makhatadze: “Women should believe that they can be successful”

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”.

Human Rights and Civil Integration Committee takes initiative to strengthen legislation protecting women’s rights

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.

Women beneficiaries attend Schwarzkopf training programme with support from 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.

Ministry of Internal Affairs enacts important policy shift in the fight against domestic violence

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.

Validating programmatic interventions through wide-scale consultations with local communities

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.

Conflict-affected women and men share real-life problems with government representatives

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.

UN Women convenes the Task Force on Ending Violence against Women and Girls

Thursday, August 9, 2018

UN Women held the third meeting of the Task Force on Ending Violence against Women and Girls.

UN Women takes active steps to develop sexual harassment complaints mechanisms

Friday, August 3, 2018

UN Women continues supporting its partners to develop and implement sexual harassment complaints mechanisms.

UN Women and partners discuss study on the state of women’s economic empowerment

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.

UN Women supports capacity-building of women entrepreneurs

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.

Women’s inclusion in Geneva peace talks still a priority

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.

Georgian Police launch new checklist to assess risks in domestic violence incidents

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.

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