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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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This brief reviews economic activity of rural women and the reasons for the existing employment structure, while proposing some strategies to raise women’s economic activity in rural 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 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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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 compilation of guidance notes forms an introduction to approaches, tools and interventions that can be used to promote sustainable livelihoods of internally displaced women.
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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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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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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 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...
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The report presents the results of two studies commissioned by UN Women and conducted in cooperation with the Association of Development and Support of Microfinance Organizations of Georgia – “Accessibility of Microfinance Institution Services for IDP and Conflict Affected Women” (2012) and “Barriers to the Accessibility of Microfinance Institution Services for Ethnic Minority Women in Kvemo Kartli and Existing Opportunities” (2013). The results of the...