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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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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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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 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 Government of Georgia joined the Generation Equality Forum and undertook new commitments under the following Action Coalitions: Ending Gender-Based Violence, Technology and Innovation for Gender Equality. The brochure prepared by UN Women Georgia Country Office spells out the commitments made by the Government of 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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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 four different branches of institutional mechanisms for the advancement of Women in Georgia, highlighting their functions and roles in ensuring gender equality and women’s empowerment in 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 brief provides a short description of the UN Women project "Good Governance for Gender Equality in Georgia” (GG4GEG) generously funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway.
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The Action Plan for 2016-2017 on the Measures to be Implemented for Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence and Protection of Victims was approved by N341 Decree of the Government of Georgia on 21 July, 2016.
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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 aim of the final study has been to obtain and analyze information regarding the legal situation and social and economic needs of IDP and ethnic minority women, to compare it to the baseline study conducted in 2013 and thus document the process of change and provide clear evidence on the project’s contribution and impact to advancing access to justice of IDP and ethnic minority women.
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The analytical report intends to inform the ongoing partnership of the Government of Georgia and UN Women for the enhancement of gender equality and reduction of feminized poverty, with special focus on women representing internally displaced persons (IDPs), conflict-affected and ethnic minority groups.
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In 2013 UN Women Georgia, in cooperation with the Institute for Social Studies and Analysis (ISSA), Tbilisi, conducted a study on The Needs and Priorities of Ethnic Minority Women in the Kvemo Kartli Region. The study provides an overview of the challenges and barriers preventing ethnic minority women from participating in public life and in decision-making processes.
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UN Women in the framework of the EU-funded program ""Innovative Action for Gender Equality in Georgia"" (IAGE) contracted Center for Social Sciences to conduct research of the needs and priorities of women residing in isolated mountainous settings of Georgia. The end goal of the study was to identify social and economic needs of the population residing in high mountainous regions of Georgia and to use its results and recommendations for advocacy purposes with relevant authorities for the...
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The study has been prepared in order to assess the situation and needs of ethnic minority women and girls and to elaborate the necessary policy level recommendations. Women and girls from ten ethnicities took part in the study, who were residing in compact settlements of targeted regions. The aim and objective of the research was to provide a study of the situation of women who belong to an ethnic minority in Georgia, to identify their needs and priorities, to identify delivery of services...
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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...