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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.
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
According to the new National Study on Violence against Women in Georgia released jointly by UN Women and the National Statistics Office with financial support from the EU, one in seven women reported having experienced domestic violence in their lifetime.
Thursday, March 1, 2018
Ketevan Khidasheli serves as chairperson on the board of the non-governmental organization Women for Regional Development, which provides support to survivors of domestic violence, and has been a women’s rights advocate for more than 10 years.
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
UN Women will organize Gender Week to mark International Women’s Day, observed every year on 8 March. Within the framework of this celebration, various activities are planned to promote gender equality, encourage respect for women’s rights and foster women’s engagement.
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
The Inter-Agency Commission on Gender Equality, Violence against Women and Domestic Violence convened for its routine meeting on February 20, 2018.
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Through an initiative between UN Women and the Georgian Farmers’ Association, a group of start-up and small-business entrepreneurs recently attended trainings to acquire sales and marketing skills.
Monday, February 5, 2018
The theme for International Women’s Day, 8 March, is “Time is Now: Rural and urban activists transforming women’s lives”.
Friday, February 2, 2018
At our company, we decided to offer something of value within the framework of social responsibility. More specifically, we wanted to select a direction that would be close to our hearts.
Friday, January 26, 2018
In cooperation with UN Women and with the financial support of the Government of Sweden, the State Fund for Protection and Assistance of Victims of Human Trafficking (State Fund) opened a third crisis center for survivors of violence against women.
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
The Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia established the Human Rights Protection Department within its structure and presented it to a wider audience in partnership with UN Women on 23 January 2018.
Monday, January 15, 2018
As of January 2018, new amendments introduced to the Constitution of Georgia entered into force. In addition to gradually transforming the country into a classic parliamentary system, the amendments enshrine new constitutional guarantees for substantive gender equality.
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
For the past two years, Nino Zomaia (name changed to preserve identity of the person) has worked as an operator at the Emergency and Operative Response Center 112, which is a phone number in Georgia that accepts emergency calls from anywhere in the country.
Monday, January 8, 2018
Five months ago, when Lika Goguadze returned to work, it was the first time in four years. Goguadze is 37 years old and lives in Tbilisi. After finally divorcing her abusive husband, freedom came with financial stress and emotional scars.
Sunday, December 10, 2017
UN Women, in partnership with the High School of Justice of Georgia (HSoJ) and the Council of Europe, organized a two-day training for judges on issues of violence against women and girls and domestic violence (VAWG/DV).
Friday, December 8, 2017
There is growing evidence that working with male perpetrators - alongside intervention and protection for women - is essential to reducing domestic violence. Moreover, Perpetrator programs are increasingly acknowledged as a key gap in effective service delivery.
Friday, December 8, 2017
In cooperation with UN Women and with the financial support of the Government of Sweden, the State Fund for Protection and Assistance of (Statutory) Victims of Human Trafficking opened a second crisis center for the victims of violence.
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
A conference was held in Tbilisi highlighting Georgia's commitments under UN Security Council resolutions 1325 et al: “Georgia's National Action Plan for the Implementation of UN SCR on Women, Peace and Security - Progress, Challenges, Way Forward”.
Friday, December 1, 2017
UN Women hosted the annual conference promoting the Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs) in Tbilisi. The conference was organized by UN Women in partnership with the Civil Development Agency (CiDA), the Secretariat of the Local Network of the UN Global Compact.