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Gender discrimination in Eurasia starts with family, says new report

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

According to the Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) 2019 Regional Report for Eurasia, discrimination against Eurasian women is most pervasive within the family. Despite legal reforms promoting greater gender equality, deep-rooted social norms and practices inspire such discrimination.

Government of Georgia presents national-level review of implementation of Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action Beijing+25

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

The Inter-Agency Commission on Gender Equality, Violence against Women and Domestic Violence held a presentation of the draft report “National-level Review of the Implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action Beijing+25 (BPfA)” with support from the UN Women.

The Government intends to improve inter-agency coordination

Friday, February 1, 2019

The Inter-Agency Commission on Gender Equality, Violence against Women and Domestic Violence convened for its routine meeting on 1 February 2019.

In the words of Iza Bekauri: “It is very important to work on women’s issues in Pankisi”

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Iza Bekauri, Head of the Kakheti Regional Development Foundation (KRDF) lives in the Pankisi Gorge, Akhmeta District. She has been engaged in activism for years.

Kindergartens for the Prosperity of Women

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

“When I was raising my children, I had to take them to a kindergarten from the village of Tsilkani to another village, Tserovani. The road was very damaged, and sometimes the bus would break down.

Children in Georgia’s regions introduced to fairy tale collection “Once There was a Girl”

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Within the framework of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence campaign, UN Women presented the collection of fairy tales “Once There was a Girl” to children living in the Georgian regions.

UN Women and partners engage maritime companies in discussion on gender-based discrimination

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Eighteen representatives of maritime sector companies and training institutions gathered in the port city of Batumi to improve their knowledge on gender-based discrimination.

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).

“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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

In the words of Ketevan Khidasheli: “To counter today’s lack of volunteerism, more female activists are needed”

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.

UN Women Georgia marks International Women’s Day

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.

Small-business IDP women entrepreneurs enhance their marketing and sales skills

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.

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