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This brief provides a short description of objectives and activities of the project „Unite to Fight Violence against Women” generously funded by the European Union and implemented by UN Women (2016-2019).
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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 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.
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This study provides an analysis from a gender perspective of policies, programmes and services related to agriculture and local development, as well as an assessment of the extent to which rural populations, especially women, benefit from these.
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Violence against Women and Domestic Violence in Georgia – Special Report 2015 reflects findings of the monitoring and study of the existing state services for victims/survivors of domestic violence and protection mechanisms 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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“The first step” is the publication of 8 stories written by Abkhazian, Ossetian and Georgian writers supported by UN Women Georgia Country Office. The stories talk about women’s role in peace and security and confidence building. Before publishing the stories, Abkazian, Georgian and Ossetian writers had a workshop in Istanbul, Turkey in October 2014.
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The manual has been produced in line with legislation of Georgia against domestic violence and it includes information regarding legal regulations as well as available state services. The manual will primarily assist interested public servants in defining exactly how to respond when revealing occurrence of violence, whom to apply and which measures to demand for implementation. However, the manual is of relevance for all organizations and persons working on domestic violence issues and willing...
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The goal of the study was to identify attitude of population of Georgia, in particular, people living in Tbilisi, Kakheti and Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti towards violence against women and girls, as well as domestic violence, and to assess the level of awareness of victims of violence regarding existing services. The study has been commissioned by UN Women, under the UN joint program To Enhance Gender Equality in Georgia, with the financial support of the Government of Sweden. The study has been...
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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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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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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 goal of the study was to identify the compliance of Georgia’s existing laws and practices with respect to women offenders to the United Nations Rules for the Treatment of Female Prisoners and Non-custodial Measures for Women Offenders (Resolution A/Res/65/229), also known as the Bangkok Rules. The study has been commissioned by UN Women, under the EU-funded project “Innovative Action for Gender Equality in Georgia” (IAGE). The study was conducted by the Penal Reform...
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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...