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The report aims to analyse available data sources in order to enable an understanding of the issues that women and children with disabilities face in Georgia in a wide range of domains. Specifically, this study provides an overview of the situation of people with disabilities in Georgia with a special focus on women and children with regard to demographics; education; employment; health, welfare and access to social services; and safety and crime.
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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 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 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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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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In 2019, with the support of the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in partnership with the Innovative Education Foundation, Geolab, and Universities of Batumi, Kutaisi, and Tbilisi, UN Women launched a free web programming and social media marketing training program and internship for women in western Georgia.
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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 study explores women’s meaningful participation and contribution in peace process in Georgia. The study uses a unique methodology to analyse specific Georgian context vis-à-vis the seven key challenges identified by the UN Women global report “Women’s Meaningful Participation in Negotiating Peace and the Implementation of Peace Agreements” released in 2018.
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This publication tells life stories of refugee, humanitarian status holder, asylum-seeker and stateless women residing in Georgia, their experiences, plans and goals to achieve for the future.
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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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The 2018-2020 National Action Plan of Georgia for Implementation of the UN Security Council Resolutions on Women, Peace and Security was approved by N173 Decree of the Government of Georgia on April 10, 2018.
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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.
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Addresses persistent gaps in implementing the WPS agenda; positions gender equality and women’s empowerment as critical to international peace and security; recognizes the differential impact of all violations in conflict on women and girls, and calls for consistent application of WPS across the Security Council’s work.
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Establishes a monitoring and reporting mechanism on sexual violence in conflict.
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Stresses the need to strengthen implementation and establishes indicators for the monitoring of resolution 1325; calls for the Secretary-General to submit a report to the Security Council on women’s participation and inclusion in peacebuilding.
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Strengthens efforts to end sexual violence in conflict by establishing a Special Representative of the Secretary-General and team of experts on rule of law and sexual violence in conflict, deploying expertise and improving coordination among stakeholders involved in addressing conflict-related sexual violence.