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Women working in the technology and graphics industries shared their business and professional failures to help others to avoid similar mistakes during the third ever Fuckup Nights Tbilisi.
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As a result of cooperation between UN Women and the Academy of the Ministry of Finance 143 public servants from central and local governments have been trained on gender responsive budgeting in May - July 2022.
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UN Women, with the support of the Government of Norway and in partnership with the private sector, has been supporting women’s participation in ICT since 2018.
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Since 2019, UN Woman and Taso Foundation have been using social mobilization techniques to bring positive changes to the everyday lives of Georgia’s rural women and their communities in the southern region of Samtskhe-Javakheti.
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Information-sharing among interested groups can help to promote women’s economic empowerment and build a gender-aware economy in Georgia: women rights defenders, media outlets and civil society play a crucial role in this process.
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On 5 July 2022, the Parliamentary Gender Equality Council presented the results of the Parliamentary Thematic Inquiry on Gender Mainstreaming in Governmental Policies to about 30 representatives of legislative and executive government, as well as development organizations.
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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 lives of hundreds of women living in rural areas have been positively impacted within the activities implemented by Taso Foundation, Kakheti Regional Development Center, and CARE Caucasus within the scope of the UN Women project “Women’s Economic Empowerment in the South Caucasus”.
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On 11-12 June, UN Women, with the Office of the National Security Council of Georgia, the State Security Service of Georgia and the Georgian Intelligence Service, conducted its first staff training on sexual harassment prevention and response mechanisms.
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Recent developments around the world have brought women, peace, and security issues to the forefront of media attention.
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One of the most important ways to support the involvement of women and girls in information and communication technologies (ICT) is to set positive examples, including those of business organizations that strive to encourage girls in a male-dominated, stereotypical field.
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Integration of gender perspective in the defence sector is becoming increasingly important every day. Equally, gender dimension in protection of civilians in conflicts and military operations are becoming of particular importance nowadays.
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On 6 June 2022, the Civil Service Bureau adopted its first-ever internal Gender Equality Strategy and Action Plan, with UN Women’s technical support.
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In April and May, gender-sensitive trainings on news coverage were conducted for media representatives working in the Kvemo Kartli region.
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On 25 May, 2022 UN Women in partnership with the Administration of the Government of Georgia, hosted a meeting about institutionalizing internal mechanisms on the prevention and response to sexual harassment in the civil service.
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From 23 to 25 May, Åsa Regnér, Deputy Executive Director of UN Women, and Alia El-Yassir, Director of the UN Women Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia, paid their first official visit to Georgia.
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Empowering women affected by conflict, facilitating their dialogue with government actors, advocating for their needs with the relevant agencies and engaging them in decision-making processes are among the UN Women's priorities.
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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.
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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.
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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.