Women with disabilities in Georgia
Globally, the disability prevalence rate among women is higher than that among men. Women and girls with disabilities experience various forms of discrimination, including harmful gender-based discriminatory practices, among other obstacles. Based on the analysis of existing official statistics the issue brief describes main challenges faced by women and girls with disabilities in Georgia.
This publication was prepared in the framework of the UN Women project “Good Governance for Gender Equality in Georgia” and UN joint program “Transforming Social Protection for Persons with Disabilities in Georgia” supported by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Joint SDG Fund.