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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 Study on Workplace Sexual Harassment in the Civil Service in Georgia is a joint initiative of UN Women and the Civil Service Bureau of Georgia. The study aimed at generating evidence to inform policies on preventing and responding to workplace sexual harassment in Georgia’s civil service.
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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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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 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.