Stories

507
results found
Date:
Today, on the International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT), we reiterate our solidarity with the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex (LGBTQI+) community in Georgia.
Date:
Key challenges and priorities were discussed at the high-level meeting “Gender Equality Policy at the Local Level: Main Challenges and Actions”, held on 10 May in Tbilisi.
Date:
The LGBTQI communities are one of the most vulnerable and marginalized segments of Georgian society. Their members face discrimination and violence in different areas of life, and there are still significant challenges remaining with regard to the protection and realization of their rights.
Date:
Six women engaged in the ICT sector shared their impressive stories with the audience gathered for PechaKucha Nights.
Date:
On 15 April 2022, the Public Defender’s Office, in partnership with UN Women, hosted the presentation of the Public Defender’s special report “Assessing the Effectiveness of National Institutional Mechanisms for Gender Equality in Georgia”.
Date:
The training module for school resource officers is part of a memorandum signed on 4 April 2022 between UN Women and the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia.
Date:
In cooperation with the national partners, UN Women is working towards institutionalization of GIA in Georgia. The reform aims to contribute towards strengthening good governance, gender-responsive and evidence-based policymaking in Georgia.
Date:
Daji Liparteliani, alongside her start-up, is one of the distinguished nominees of the Grace Hopper Award 2021, which was founded in 2021 by the USAID Economic Security Program in partnership with UN Women and TBC Bank
Date:
Within the framework of the United Nations Women’s Empowerment Principles, UN Women has had a long-standing, close cooperation with the Georgian private sector. This partnership is gradually expanding in support of gender equality through new initiatives, becoming even more strategic.
Date:
The annual global initiative “Call for Gender Equality” has been held in Georgia once again, focusing on the significant role that can be played by the banking and finance sectors in achieving gender equality.
Date:
UN Women has begun to take effective steps to put into practice the principle of women’s empowerment, equal property rights and gender equality.
Date:
Global developments significantly increase the urgency and importance of the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) agenda and clearly demonstrate that its implementation in practice is an essential precondition for both conflict prevention and ensuring lasting peace.
Date:
This joint statement is issued by the United Nations system in Georgia, the Delegation of the European Union to Georgia, the Council of Europe Office in Georgia the Embassies to Georgia of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States.
Date:
Ani Chkoidze, 32, is one of the founders of the Zero Effect store. Zero Effect is a zero-waste space where people can buy eco-friendly products, including items made by women entrepreneurs, and get useful information on environmental issues.
Date:
The empowerment of women and girls with disabilities is an integral part of gender equality agenda. In addition to stand-alone programmes on the empowerment of women and girls with disabilities, it is critical to ensure that disability issues are fully integrated into gender equality programmes and initiatives.
Date:
Eliko Bendeliani, chair of the Center for Peace and Civic Development, a non-governmental organization, not only participates in these activities but also constantly strives to involve more women and young people in the peace process.
Date:
The gender pay gap is an important indicator of wage-related gender inequality, and it clearly shows the existence of complex social factors contributing to such inequality.
Date:
One of the important aspects of integrating gender perspective into the security sector of Georgia is the effective implementation of the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) agenda. To this end, UN Women is collaborating with the DCAF - Geneva Centre for Security Sector Governance to implement number of initiatives.
Date:
Nino Enukidze, the rector of Business and Technology University, is 35 years old. With her direct participation, the university became a signatory to the UN Women’s Empowerment Principles in 2019, and to support the involvement of girls in technology, she launched the initiative “Coding School for Women”. With its support, more than 2,500 girls have been trained in technological professions, with 75 per cent of them employed in the industry.
Date:
When they interviewed her, the 17-year-old girl was sitting in an armchair, not making eye contact with anyone, recalls Detective Gvantsa Gogava, who investigates domestic violence against juveniles in Georgia.