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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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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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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.
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The manual has been developed under the UN Women project “Innovative Action for Gender Equality in Georgia” (IAGE) funded by the EU. The objective of the project is to adopt and implement relevant policies and legislation to address specific healthcare, social and economic needs of women from excluded groups in Georgia. The specific objective is to support women’s initiatives aimed at confidence building and social stability through addressing healthcare, social and economic...
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The study aimed at assessing the situation and needs of IDP and conflict-affected women and girls, with a focus on single, elderly and disabled women, as well as female-headed households. Association of Women and Mothers of Disabled Children DEA in partnership with the Institute of Policy Studies (IPS) conducted the study. The study was carried out in Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti and Shida Kartli regions in September-August, 2013. To meet with the aims of the study, local and IDP women living in...
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The manual is produced to support the efforts towards gender mainstreaming into all work of the Georgian government, at central and local levels. It is intended to assist new and ongoing reforms of decentralization, public financial management and good governance/human rights through the tool and logic of gender mainstreaming. The manual will assist public servants to achieve both internal (organizational) and external (developmental) goals of their respective sector work. The manual will...
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The aim of the study has been to obtain and analyze information regarding legal situation and social, legal and economic needs of IDP and national minority women.The study tool was a questionnaire. Ethnic minority women (18 years and older) in Marneuli and IDP women in Rustavi, Gori, Kutaisi, Zugdidi and Tbilisi cities were surveyed. The sample size was 700 (500 IDP women and 200 national minority women). Multistage certified (cluster) sampling was applied which is characterized by...
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The report presents the results of two studies commissioned by UN Women and conducted in cooperation with the Association of Development and Support of Microfinance Organizations of Georgia – “Accessibility of Microfinance Institution Services for IDP and Conflict Affected Women” (2012) and “Barriers to the Accessibility of Microfinance Institution Services for Ethnic Minority Women in Kvemo Kartli and Existing Opportunities” (2013). The results of the...