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This issue brief describes the facts and figures related to women in decision-making in Georgia. By visualizing data from Country Gender Equality profile (2020) and other relevant studies, the publication shows that women are under-represented in decision-making positions in the parliament, executive government, civil service, and local government.
This brief captures results of the evaluation of UN Women project “Women for Equality Peace and Development in Georgia”. The aim of the WEPD project implemented between 2013 and 2015, was to strengthen the capacity of internally displaced persons (IDPs) and conflict– affected and ethnic minority women’s groups to address their social, economic and political needs, through joint action and advocacy.
The goal of the study was to identify the compliance of Georgia’s existing laws and practices with respect to women offenders to the United Nations Rules for the Treatment of Female Prisoners and Non-custodial Measures for Women Offenders (Resolution A/Res/65/229), also known as the Bangkok Rules. The study has been commissioned by UN Women, under the EU-funded project “Innovative Action for Gender Equality in Georgia” (IAGE). The study was conducted by the Penal Reform...