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Tradition continues: Tbilisi TV tower lit in orange

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

On the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, one of the main landmarks of the Georgian capital, the TV tower, was lit up in orange once again.

Georgian private sector to support the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

More than 30 representatives of the private sector issued a special statement in support of the campaign on 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

Public Defender and UN Women hold online conference on femicide prevention and monitoring

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Femicide remains a significant challenge for Georgia. According to the findings of the monitoring carried out by the Public Defender, problems still persist in connection to this topic, including stereotypical attitudes towards victims, the proper qualification of cases and the designation of such crimes as gender-based.

Take action: 10 ways you can help end violence against women, even during a pandemic

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Ending violence against women is everyone’s business. Here are just ten ways you can make a difference, safely and impactfully.

ARMSTAT and UN Women conclude analysis of the gender pay gap and other gender inequalities in the Armenian labour market

Tuesday, November 3, 2020

UN Women Georgia in partnership with the national Statistical Committee of Armenia (ARMSTAT) has concluded a study with the objective of calculating the adjusted gender pay gap and the associated economic inequalities of women in the labour market in Armenia.

Information sharing meetings on Incident Prevention and Response Mechanism continue in online format

Friday, October 30, 2020

With the support of UN Women, the Office of the State Minister of Georgia for Reconciliation and Civic Equality in cooperation with the State Security Service of Georgia conducted another information sharing meeting on the Incident Prevention and Response Mechanism with the representatives of women’s CSOs, internally displaced and conflict affected women.

UN Women supports its partners in mainstreaming gender equality

Friday, October 23, 2020

UN Women assists its partners in developing and implementing a gender equality strategy. One such partner, the agency “Enterprise Georgia”, has already approved this strategy and a three-year action plan. The process was supported by UN Women.

In the words of Nino Berikashvili: “It is central that women participate in peace processes”

Thursday, October 22, 2020

Nino Berikashvili, the head of the Conflict Resolution Policy Division, Political Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, is a member of the Georgian delegation to the Geneva International Discussions (GID) and is engaged in the humanitarian working group.

Starting a business after the age of 60

Thursday, October 15, 2020

The Sabirabad WRC, together with the WRCs in Baku Khazar and Qusar, represents a space that supports the development of women’s entrepreneurship and their self-employment and facilitates the process of enhancing women’s opportunities and increasing their income.

Violence against women in politics becomes a pressing matter for journalists in Georgia

Saturday, October 10, 2020

The role of the media in advocating the empowerment of women and gender equality should not be underestimated. It is also important for journalists to not only show interest towards these topics but also report on them in a gender-sensitive and ethical manner.

Conflict-affected women unite around the issues related to COVID-19 pandemic

Friday, October 2, 2020

COVID-19 brings common challenges for conflict-affected women living on both sides of the Administrative Boundary Lines (ABLs). That is why, uniting women around the issues caused by the pandemic, encouraging dialogue among them, supporting experience sharing, and providing effective recommendations has utmost importance.

Capacities strengthened for gender policy making in the local governments

Monday, September 28, 2020

UN Women is partnering with the National Association of Local Authorities of Georgia (NALAG) and supports coordinated action to integrate gender equality and women’s empowerment issues into local planning processes and develop gender mainstreaming capacity of all 64 municipalities across Georgia.

Conflict-affected women acquire computer skills and learn how to deal with cyberthreats

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

IDPWA “Consent”, with the support of UN Women, conducted a series of trainings in IT skills, cybersecurity, privacy, fake news, cyberviolence and harassment.

A Network of organizations working on the rights of women with disabilities in Georgia established

Friday, September 11, 2020

The rights of women with disabilities are an integral part of women’s rights agenda, and the protection of their rights would be impossible without the support of a larger women’s movement.

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.

Government taking action to develop sexual harassment complaint mechanisms

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

On September 7-8, 2020, UN Women in partnership with the Inter-Agency Commission on Gender Equality, Violence against Women and Domestic Violence Issues conducted a workshop dedicated to setting up sexual harassment complaints mechanisms in different public sector organizations.

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.

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