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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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Women and men engage in a range of activities on a daily basis. These include paid and unpaid work, domestic work, care work, volunteer work, education and learning, culture and sports, socializing and leisure, and personal care. Time Use Surveys provide data on the time spent on these various activities by women and men and allow for the analysis of gender-based differences in time allocation patterns across these activities. They are the only source for SDG indicator 5.4.1.
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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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Women spend three times longer on unpaid work than men globally. As a result, they suffer from time poverty, have less time to engage in paid labour, or take advantage of career or personal development opportunities.
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This manual provides practical guidance to public servants on handling workplace sexual harassment cases. It intends to support public entities in effectively responding to workplace sexual harassment complaints and creating a safe and supporting environment for women and men in the public service.
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This publication presents the profiles of 13 women on duty, reflecting on their courage, bravery, struggles and commitments. Their stories demonstrate the significant contribution women make in service to the defence of Georgia.
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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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The study reveals the societal knowledge, attitudes and information regarding the LGBTQI communities and their members.
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The documents review the status of LGBTQI people, their rights, and existing barriers for realizing their rights. The documents analyze the policies and undertaken commitment by the Government of Georgia.
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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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The study report aims to raise greater awareness of the tangible business benefits of diversity and inclusion within private sector companies in Georgia. The overall goal of the assignment is to collect baseline data and analyze information on the work undertaken by the WEPs signatory companies in Georgia on gender equality and women’s empowerment from 2017 to 2020.
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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.