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Electronic surveillance of high-risk perpetrators launches in Georgia

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Electronic surveillance of high-risk perpetrators has been established in Georgia with the support of UN Women. A special GPS system will allow the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) to permanently control the movement of perpetrators and thereby prevent the reoccurrence of violence.

Business sector's increasing interest in mentorship programmes benefits women's empowerment

Thursday, September 3, 2020

It has already been two years since UN Women began working to support the implementation of mentorship programmes within private companies in Georgia.

Women’s Empowerment Principles inspire community development

Thursday, August 27, 2020

For many years the population of Chochkhati community (Guria region) in Lanchkhuti municipality had to travel to Lanchkhuti in order to receive medical services. Public transport from the village runs to town only twice a day, so the local residents had many challenges.

Generation Equality for an equal future

Friday, August 14, 2020

In order to achieve equality and fulfil UN objectives for sustainable development, UN Women presented the global campaign “Generation Equality: Realizing women’s rights for an equal future” for the twenty-fifth anniversary of the adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action.

Crisis as an opportunity for women entrepreneurs

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Turning a crisis into an opportunity - this phrase has become very relevant during the pandemic, especially for women entrepreneurs, whose activities are more severely affected by today’s fluctuating landscape.

In the words of Keti Tsilosani: “Women can empower one another through cooperation”

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Keti Tsilosani lives in Lanchkhuti in the western region of Guria. She is a community worker with the social mobilization organization Taso Foundation and is an active participant of the UN Women project “A Joint Action for Women’s Empowerment in Georgia”.

Georgia’s security sector discusses its COVID-19 pandemic response from a gender perspective

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

The 2020 global COVID-19 pandemic has altered lives and societies in profound ways, escalating with serious implications not only for peace and security but also for the rights of women and girls.

Towards an inclusive social protection system in Georgia

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

The International Labour Organization (ILO) in partnership with UN Women organized a sensitization seminar online on the findings of a newly prepared joint social protection assessment on Wednesday, 29 July 2020.

UN Women, UNFPA and EU launch ambitious initiative for gender equality in Eastern Partnership

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

With support from the European Union, the two UN sister agencies will work with government bodies and civil society partners in six countries to challenge deeply ingrained gender stereotypes, increase men’s involvement in domestic work and childcare, and engage with potential perpetrators to prevent gender-based violence.

Regular meetings on Geneva International Discussions continue in Georgia from the Women, Peace and Security perspective

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

UN Women, in partnership with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, organized an online meeting entitled “Geneva International Discussions and the Women, Peace and Security Agenda” with CSOs working in the field, including women’s organizations and conflict-affected women.

New strategy under way on gender equality and gender mainstreaming for local authorities

Friday, July 10, 2020

Local governments play a key role in effective localization of international and national commitments on gender equality and women’s empowerment. However, initiatives for promoting gender equality at the local level are still at an embryonic stage in Georgia.

UN Women study identifies barriers to women’s meaningful participation in peace processes in Georgia

Monday, July 6, 2020

Although women’s meaningful participation in negotiating peace and conflict resolution is one of the pillars of the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) agenda, it remains the least implemented and one where advances are highly vulnerable to regression.

Nona Noniashvili: A young entrepreneur in Georgia who is planting seeds to help a conflict-affected community grow

Thursday, July 2, 2020

Nona Noniashvili is a Georgian entrepreneur who decided to build her company’s factory in a conflict-affected village adjacent to the Administrative Boundary Line with Tskhinvali region/South Ossetia, committed to helping a community in need and empowering local women.

Femicide prevention and monitoring: Public Defender’s five-year report presented

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Supported by UN Women, the Public Defender’s Office of Georgia held an online conference on 30 June on the prevention and monitoring of femicide.

Mentoring for women’s empowerment: UN Women presents mentoring manual

Thursday, June 25, 2020

The manual, which combines the experience of pilot programmes implemented in 11 companies operating in Georgia and the best international practices, was presented by UN Women on 25 June online.

Georgia’s first-ever Time Use Survey taking start

Thursday, June 18, 2020

UN Women in partnership with the National Statistics Office of Georgia (GEOSTAT) and with the generous support of the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs is implementing Georgia’s first-ever Time Use Survey.

COVID-19 exacerbates women’s vulnerabilities and gender inequalities in Georgia

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Across every sphere, from health to the economy, security to social protection, the impacts of COVID-19 are exacerbated for women and girls simply by virtue of their sex.

Women entrepreneurs learn new ways to cope with COVID-19 pandemic

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

UN Women had mobilized to unite the participants of the regional project “Women’s Economic Empowerment in the South Caucasus” - the women who had developed their business activities thanks to the support of this very project - in a series of online trainings.

Agritourism development for the revival of pandemic-hit Georgian economy

Monday, June 8, 2020

Agritourism is one of the most important sources of Georgia’s regional development as well as job creation, women’s economic empowerment and financial revenue generation for mountainous districts.

Constructive dialogue continues between State Fund and Public Defender’s Office on further improvements to survivors’ support services

Friday, June 5, 2020

UN Women has facilitated an information-sharing meeting between the Public Defender of Georgia and the State Fund for Protection and Assistance of (Statutory) Victims of Human Trafficking pursuant to the report “Monitoring Results for Services of Human Trafficking and Domestic Violence Victims”.

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