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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.
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.
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.