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In 2021-2022, the Ministry of Finance (MoF) with the support of UN Women and in partnership with the World Bank (WB) conducted the Gender Responsive Public Finance Management (GRPFM) self-assessment. The assessment is a part of the larger Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability (PEFA) assessment and evaluates the degree to which Georgia’s public finance management (PFM) system is gender responsive.
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Gender Impact Assessment (GIA) of vocational education support and self-employment support grant programmes was conducted by the ISET Policy Institute (ISET-PI) within the framework of the UN Women project “Accelerating Implementation of the Women, Peace and Security Agenda in Georgia”, generously funded by the Conflict, Stability and Security Fund of the British Government.
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The unequal gender distribution of unpaid care work is not only an essential barrier to women’s economic empowerment and women’s participation in public life more broadly, but also constitutes a major impediment to the social and economic well-being of communities at large.
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This brief reviews causes and consequences of women’s economic inactivity, also in light of Covid-19 pandemic.
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A gender equality approach to social protection programmes is key to enabling men and women’s equal access to protection from poverty. This brief highlights some aspects of the social protection system and the ways it responds to women’s needs in Georgia.
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Poverty affects men and women in different ways. This brief reviews the causes and differential experiences of women’s and men’s poverty in Georgia.
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This brief explores the gender gap in unpaid domestic and care work in Georgia, also in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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This issue brief explores the obstacles to women’s economic participation and whether the existing employment structure considers women’s interests.
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This brief reviews economic activity of rural women and the reasons for the existing employment structure, while proposing some strategies to raise women’s economic activity in rural Georgia.
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In 2019, to support efforts to help these communities deal with the persistent challenges, UN Women commissioned Caucasus Research Resource Centers Georgia (CRRC Georgia) to conduct a study on “The Needs Assessment of the Population Residing Along the Administrative Boundary Lines in Georgia” providing comprehensive data collected in 112 villages adjacent to the ABLs.
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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 Country Gender Equality Profile (CGEP) represents an important guide to assess the existing situation regarding women’s empowerment and gender equality. The CGEP describes and analyses the present situation in Georgia mainly based on the indicators of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), while at the same time considering the BPfA and CEDAW frameworks.
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The assessment identifies the areas for further strengthening, with particular attention to gender equality and reiterates the importance of national social protection floors to protect people in case of different risks across the lifecycle and covariate shocks.
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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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The present document analyses the current situation of gender and disability data in Georgia, including existing and potential data sources.
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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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Initiated by three UN agencies – UNDP, UNFPA and UN Women with support from Swedish and Norwegian governments, the research builds on the results of Rapid Gender Assessment survey.
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The assessment of a social protection system in the Republic of Georgia carried out at the outset of the COVID-19 global pandemic reiterates the importance of national social protection floors to protect people in case of different risk across the lifecycle and covariate shocks.
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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.