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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.
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 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.