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From where I stand: “Education is the right and prosperous choice”

Friday, September 8, 2017

My mother was unable to continue her undergraduate studies after the second year; this is why she was always concerned about my education.

Women from Pankisi

Monday, May 23, 2016

Nata Bekauri came to the Pankisi Gorge in Duisi village – located in Georgia’s eastern Kakheti region and mainly populated by the Kist ethnic minority – at the age of 16. Her parents had decided to send her to Georgia after the Chechen War, having just graduated from school at the time.

Marriage Under-18 Banned in the Pankisi Gorge: Imams Will No Longer Endorse Early Marriage

Monday, April 4, 2016

Religious leaders in the Pankisi Gorge will no longer endorse marriage for those under the age of 18. Pankisi is located in the eastern part of Georgia (Kakheti region) and is mostly populated by ethnic Kists. The decision was made by imams from traditional Islamic mosques, together with the Council of Elders in the Gorge.

Ana Poghosian – The Best Female Rugby Player of 2015

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

“Rugby is a power game”, “Rugby is not the right game for women”; these stereotypes are widespread in Georgia, dividing sport into two categories: those sports which are feminine and those which are masculine. Although rugby is very popular in Georgia and Georgian rugby players have many fans, women’s rugby is less developed and very few people know of any Georgian female rugby players.

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