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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.
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The September 2021 edition of the UN Women impact stories is dedicated to women, peace, and security. These impact stories illustrate part of UN Women’s work on implementing the WPS agenda through programming and partnerships that support the meaningful participation and leadership of women in building long-lasting peace in Georgia.
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The ISET Policy Institute (ISET-PI) – in collaboration with UN Women in the scope of the project “Women’s Economic Empowerment in the South Caucasus” (WEESC), funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and the Austrian Development Cooperation (ADC) – has implemented a Regulatory Impact Assessment (RIA) to study the prospects and organize a policy dialogue towards the possible ratification of Convention No. 189.
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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.
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This issue brief describes the situation related to Women, Peace and Security in Georgia. By visualizing data from Country Gender Equality profile (2020) and other relevant studies, the publication presents share of women in security sector as well as in peace processes and challenges faced by internally displaced and conflict-affected women.
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This issue brief describes four different branches of institutional mechanisms for the advancement of Women in Georgia, highlighting their functions and roles in ensuring gender equality and women’s empowerment in Georgia.
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This issue brief captures state of art, as well as certain important trends of Violence against Women in Georgia. By visualizing data from Country Gender Equality profile (2020) and other relevant studies, the publication presents prevalence and forms of violence, public opinion, and government response on violence against women in Georgia and how they have been changed over time.
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This brief provides a short description of the project "Transforming Social Protection for Persons with Disabilities in Georgia” implemented by UN Women in partnership with five UN Agencies (UNICEF, WHO, UNDP, UNFPA, OHCRH) with the generous support of the Joint SDG Fund.
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This is brief outlines the key issues on the gender pay gap and is based on the Analysis of the Gender Pay Gap and Gender Inequality in the Labor Market in Georgia.
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This brief provides a short description of the UN Women project "Good Governance for Gender Equality in Georgia” (GG4GEG) generously funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway.
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This brief provides a short description of the UN Women project “A Joint Action for Women’s Economic Empowerment in Georgia” (JAWE) funded by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
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This brief provides a short description of the UN Women project “Strengthening Women’s Meaningful Participation in Peacebuilding and Gender Mainstreaming in the Security Sector in Georgia” funded by UK Conflict, Stability and Security Fund.
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This brief provides a short description of the regional UN Women project "Women’s Economic Empowerment in the South Caucasus (WEESC)" with funding from the Swiss Development Cooperation (SDC) and the Austrian Development Agency (ADC).
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This brief provides a short description of the activities implemented in Georgia in the scope of the UN Women project “Women’s Economic Empowerment in the South Caucasus (WEESC)"" with funding from the Swiss Development Cooperation (SDC) and the Austrian Development Agency (ADC).
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This brief provides a short description of the activities implemented in Azerbaijan in the scope of the UN Women project “Women’s Economic Empowerment in the South Caucasus (WEESC)" with funding from the Swiss Development Cooperation (SDC) and the Austrian Development Agency (ADC).
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This brief provides a short description of the activities implemented in Armenia in the scope of the UN Women project “Women’s Economic Empowerment in the South Caucasus (WEESC)" with funding from the Swiss Development Cooperation (SDC) and the Austrian Development Agency (ADC).
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This brief provides a short description of the UN Women project "A Joint Action for Women's Economic Empowerment in Georgia (JAWE)" generously funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway.
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The resolution underlines the role that the youth plays in conflict prevention and resolution and calls for the Secretary General’s and his Special Representative’s action to take into consideration the opinion of youth in security related discussions and support their equal and full participation in decision making process.
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Focuses on accountability for perpetrators of sexual violence in conflict; stresses women’s political and economic empowerment.
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Establishes the Informal Experts Group (IEG); addresses persistent obstacles to implementation including financing and institutional reforms; focuses on greater integration of the agendas on WPS and counter-terrorism and countering violent extremism; calls for improved Security Council working methods on WPS.