Women’s Needs and Priorities in High Mountainous Regions of Georgia

UN Women in the framework of the EU-funded program "Innovative Action for Gender Equality in Georgia" (IAGE) contracted Center for Social Sciences to conduct research of the needs and priorities of women residing in isolated mountainous settings of Georgia. The end goal of the study was to identify social and economic needs of the population residing in high mountainous regions of Georgia and to use its results and recommendations for advocacy purposes with relevant authorities for the improvement of identified policy and service provision gaps and challenges.

Quantitative, as well as qualitative research methods were applied for collecting data. 400 people (259 women and 141 men) were interviewed within the quantitative research component in the high mountainous regions of Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti, Racha-Lechkhumi-Kvemo Svaneti, Mtskheta-Mtianeti and Adjara.

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Bibliographic information

Geographic coverage: Europe and Central Asia; Georgia

Subject area(s): Rural women; Governance and national planning

Resource type: Case studies

Publication year: 2014

Number of pages: 22

Publishing entities: United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)