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Business companies that are signatories to the Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs) have rejoined the 16-day campaign against gender-based violence, continuing the initiative that was launched in November 2020.
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The meaningful participation of youth, especially students, in the implementation of the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) agenda creates completely new perspectives. To this end, UN Women supports higher education institutions in integrating WPS topics into the curricula of relevant academic programmes.
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Natia Merebashvili is the Deputy Prosecutor General of Georgia. She has accompanied a number of improvements to the way the Prosecutor’s Office of Georgia handles violence against women (VAW) cases, with support from UN Women and with generous funding from the Governments of Norway and Sweden.
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Failure stories that have been experienced by others often convince people that defeat is not really the end but a unique experience that plays an important role in building a leader. This view was reinforced by successful businesswomen on 19 November at Fuckup Nights in Tbilisi.
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The ethical coverage of women’s rights and gender equality plays a special role in shaping sound public opinion and in awareness-raising. UN Women has been actively cooperating with the Georgian media for years, offering them various trainings and workshops on gender-sensitive reporting.
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On 16 November 2021, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia convened a meeting with civil society organizations (CSOs), including representatives of women’s CSOs, focusing on the GID and the Women, Peace and Security agenda (WPSA).
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On 10 November, UN Women brought together the companies that have signed the United Nations Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs) in order to discuss this topic and to share their own experience.
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For the eighth consecutive year, UN Women in cooperation with the UN Resident Coordinator’s Office and UN system representatives, organized an Open Day on Women, Peace and Security (WPS) in Georgia.
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On October 27-28, 2021, UN Women in partnership with the Inter-Agency Commission on Gender Equality, Violence against Women and Domestic Violence organized a workshop dedicated to effective functioning of the anti-sexual harassment mechanisms in public entities.
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Women with disabilities was the main topic of the training for regional media representatives held on 23 and 24 October. The training was organized by UN Women and the NGO Partnership for Human Rights.
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Geostat with the support of UN Women adopted its first-ever 2021–2023 Strategy for Gender Statistics. The document builds on the 2020–2023 National Strategy for the Development of Statistics in Georgia (NSDS) .
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“Women Entrepreneurs for the Development of the Region” was the theme around which six local women entrepreneurs came together through the popular platform of PechaKucha Nights.
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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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A new manual, aimed at improving access to justice for victims of sexual violence in the Georgian criminal justice system has been developed.
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A study report, conducted by CRRC-Georgia in cooperation with the Civil Service Bureau and UN Women, was presented by the authors to representatives from the legislative and executive government as well as international and non-governmental organizations.
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With the help of UN Women, Georgia has joined the Equal Pay International Coalition (EPIC) and once more has underlined the need for equal pay for equal work.
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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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The active participation of IDP and conflict-affected women, civil society organizations and local governments in the drafting process of the National Action Plan for Implementation of the UN Security Council Resolutions on Women, Peace and Security (NAP) plays an important role in its effective implementation.
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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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Achieving progress on gender equality and women’s empowerment across Georgia is difficult without the involvement of the municipalities, so UN Women and the Parliamentary Gender Equality Council are taking active steps to jointly advocate for these issues with the local governments.