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Government of Georgia preparing the periodic report to CEDAW Committee

Thursday, July 5, 2018

UN Women in partnership with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Inter-Agency Commission on Gender Equality, Violence against Women and Domestic Violence facilitated the discussion with CSOs and development partners preceding the submission of Georgia’s sixth periodic report to CEDAW.

From where I stand: “Tales can instill positive values”

Friday, June 29, 2018

Diana Anthimiadou is a popular Georgian writer. She contributed two tales to the collection of fairy tales titled Once There was a Girl. The book, published in June 2018, was developed by UN Women Georgia.

Georgian law enforcement to use risk assessment in management of domestic violence cases

Thursday, June 28, 2018

In 2017, UN Women supported the Ministry of Internal Affairs in the development of a domestic violence risk assessment tool. Enabling police officers to assess risks for lethality and re-abuse.

2016 Femicide Watch report released

Monday, June 18, 2018

The Public Defender’s Office of Georgia (PDO) together with UN Women organized a conference to present the “Femicide Watch Report - Analysis of the Criminal Cases Regarding Gender-related Killings of Women Committed in 2016”.

More businesses interested in empowering women

Sunday, June 17, 2018

UN Women alongside its partners launched a series of information and capacity development initiatives aimed at expanding the network of private companies committed to advancing gender equality in the workplace, marketplace and community.

Fairy tale collection “Once There was a Girl” - A gift for children from UN Women

Friday, June 15, 2018

For many children, fairy tales are an important introduction to the outside world. They teach children how to distinguish kindness from malice, recognize justice from injustice, generate empathy and encourage bravery.

UN Women launches its flagship global report on gender equality in the Sustainable Development agenda in Georgia

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

On 30 May, UN Women launched the global UN Women flagship report Turning promises into action: Gender equality in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in Georgia. The report spotlights inequalities and challenges faced by women; identifies gaps and opportunities for gender equality in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Constructive dialogue continues between IPRM participants and women’s CSOs

Friday, May 25, 2018

Government officials met in the State Chancellery with representatives of women’s CSOs to exchange information on recent developments concerning human rights and the security situation in the villages adjacent to the Administrative Boundary Lines with Abkhazia and the South Ossetia/Tskhinvali region.

Strengthening the protection of LGBTI rights

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

To strengthen the human rights protection of LGBTI people, UN Women Georgia and the Women’s Initiatives Supporting Group - a local LGBTI organization - are working towards integrating LGBTI issues in relevant legislative acts and training programmes for a variety of professionals.

Women’s rights advocates in Georgia call for tougher response to femicide

Thursday, May 17, 2018

The Legal Committee of the Parliament of Georgia has supported a petition by the women’s movement demanding a tougher response to gender-related killings of women (femicides).

Government and civil society representatives from Moldova and Ukraine visit Georgia to discuss women, peace and security agenda

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Government and civil society partners, with the facilitation of UN Women in Georgia, hosted a study tour of their counterparts from Moldova and Ukraine.

Partnership with Sweden’s Folke Bernadotte Academy reinforced to increase women’s involvement in conflict resolution

Saturday, May 5, 2018

With the adoption of the third National Action Plan (NAP) on UN Security Council resolution 1325 (2000) et al. on 17 April 2018, the Government of Georgia reconfirmed its firm commitment to deliver on the Women, Peace and Security agenda.

In Georgia 101 specialized prosecutors and investigators focus on domestic violence

Monday, April 30, 2018

As of 1 May 2018, only specialized prosecutors and investigators will handle the cases of domestic violence in Georgia. The Chief Prosecutor’s Office (CPO) has launched this initiative with the support of UN Women.

From where I stand: "Women can make meaningful contributions to the development of Wikipedia"

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Tsangala Tsagareishvili-Ahbe, 59, is a teacher by profession and is the most active female editor of Georgian Wikipedia living in Germany. Since 2005, she has been continuously involved in the development of content on the online encyclopedia.

UN Women’s HeForShe campaign successful at Tokyo International Photo Awards

Friday, April 13, 2018

One of the photos of UN Women Georgia’s global campaign HeForShe won four prizes across three categories at the Tokyo International Photo Awards.

Government of Georgia approves two 2018-2020 National Action Plans supporting gender equality and women’s empowerment

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

The Government of Georgia approved the NAP on the Implementation of the UN Security Council resolutions on Women, Peace and Security; and the NAP on the Measures to be Implemented for Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence.

UN Women supports raising students’ awareness on domestic violence

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

UN Women and the European Union support a number of initiatives that aim to raise awareness among the youth on gender equality and domestic violence issues.

In Focus: UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW62)

Thursday, March 15, 2018

The 62nd session of the Commission on the Status of Women took place at United Nations Headquarters in New York from 12 to 23 March 2018.

Georgia hosted #WikiGap event in connection to International Women’s Day

Thursday, March 8, 2018

On International Women’s Day, with the purpose of reducing gender inequality in Wikipedia, Georgia joined the global initiative #WikiGap for the first time.

Georgia joins the global “Ring the Bell for Gender Equality” initiative

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

The Georgian Stock Exchange, International Finance Corporation, UN Women, Global Compact Network Georgia, and NGO Civil Development Agency commemorated International Women's Day at the "Ring the Bell for Gender Equality" event in Tbilisi, Georgia.

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