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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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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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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 present document analyses the current situation of gender and disability data in Georgia, including existing and potential data sources.
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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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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.
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Recognizes sexual violence as a tactic of war and a matter of international peace and security that necessitates a security response.
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Affirms the importance of the participation of women and the inclusion of gender perspectives in peace negotiations, humanitarian planning, peacekeeping operations, and post-conflict peacebuilding and governance.
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This compilation of guidance notes forms an introduction to approaches, tools and interventions that can be used to promote sustainable livelihoods of internally displaced women.
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From 2010-2015, UN Women worked with local partner organizations, the TASO Foundation and the Women’s Information Center, to promote the social mobilization of internally-displaced, conflict-affected and ethnic minority women and girls in Georgia.
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The 2016-2017 National Action Plan of Georgia for Implementation of the UN Security Council Resolutions on Women, Peace and Security was approved by# 339 Decree of the Government of Georgia on July 21, 2016.
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This Brief provides a short description of objectives and activities the project “Equal Access of IDPs to Economic Opportunities in Georgia”, implemented in 2016-2017 by UN Women and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and generously funded by the European Union.
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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.
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This brief captures results of the evaluation of UN Women project “Innovative Action for Gender Equality in Georgia”. Ethnic minority women, imprisoned women, women residing in isolated, mountainous settings women with disabilities and single, elderly women, have been largely invisible in policy making processes in Georgia.