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The training is one of many run by “Dia”, the Georgian Girl Scout Association under a project called "Ending Violence against Women and Girls in Georgia", supported by the European Union, the United Nations Women and the United Nations Population Fund.
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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.
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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
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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.
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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.
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UN Women Georgia, together with the Women’s Information Center, actively uses this role-play exercise with different audiences to raise awareness on violence against women.
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Sexual violence remains one of the most hidden crimes in Georgia. Women do not speak about it because society often blames them for what happened. In fact, however, it is important to show compassion and stand by victims in order to break the cycle of silence and violence.
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Representatives of the legislative and executive branches of the Georgian Government, the diplomatic corps and international and local non-governmental organizations attended the meeting, organized by UN Women and the UN Gender Theme Group.
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On 12 and 13 October, Kaori Ishikawa, UN Women Country Representative in Georgia, conducted her first field visit to Guria region to be introduced to the progress of the initiatives on the spot.
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The training platform “The Farmer Field School” is part of a joint project between UN Women and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) called “Empowering Women Economically through the Farmer Field School Approach”.
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Examples worldwide prove that creating a friendly, supportive environment for working parents and offering appropriate initiatives is beneficial not only for employees, especially women, but also for the employers.
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The CSO shadow report was developed jointly by 29 civil society organizations in Georgia with the financial support of UN Women and the Government of Norway.
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Women living in villages near the administrative boundary line have specific needs. UN Women always directs special attention to the identification of these needs, informs the local or central governments about them and takes appropriate steps.
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Women in health care are at the forefront of the fight against COVID-19, although the role and efforts of other women who are effectively involved in pandemic response is also crucial. During the crisis, they have been able to show support to many other women.
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UN Resident Coordinator Sabine Machl, who visited Zugdidi Municipality from 19 to 21 May 2021, became familiar with the initiatives implemented by UN Women together with local partners in Samegrelo.
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The online course “Innovative Strategies and Digital Transformation for Women Entrepreneurs” was held in February and March 2021 at the joint initiative of UN Women and the Embassy of Israel in Georgia, in partnership with the Mashav-Carmel International Training Center.
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The initiative, which aims to help Georgian women’s start-ups develop and succeed in global markets, launched in 2020. A total of 12 finalists were selected to participate, seven of whom won scholarships and are taking part in a six-month online training course as of February 2021.
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Anna, 33, runs a small family hotel in Chambarak, a town in the Gegharkunik Province of Armenia. The desire to popularize her city inspired her to launch her own business.
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Notwithstanding the economic crisis, the characteristics of a developing country, and the difficulties and restrictions inflicted by the pandemic, the WEPs signatory companies launched numerous stimulating initiatives in Georgia. As a result, women received support tailored to their actual needs, both inside and outside the organizations.
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The Karaleti Women’s Solidarity Center conducted three online trainings for the women living in target villages on the issues of stress management and efficient time management. In addition, the participants received psychological counselling and heard answers to interesting questions.