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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.
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.
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.
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”.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.