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Geostat adopts its first-ever Strategy for Gender Statistics

Friday, October 22, 2021

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) .

UN Women celebrates the International Day of Rural Women

Friday, October 15, 2021

“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.

Special manual developed for investigators, prosecutors and judges on cases of sexual violence crimes

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

A new manual, aimed at improving access to justice for victims of sexual violence in the Georgian criminal justice system has been developed.

Sexual harassment is a widespread problem in the Georgian civil service

Monday, September 20, 2021

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.

Georgia joins the Equal Pay International Coalition

Saturday, September 18, 2021

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.

Farmer field schools for women’s economic empowerment

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

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”.

Joint workshop on drafting the three-year National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security with state agencies, target municipalities and civil society

Monday, September 6, 2021

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.

Supporting the working parents of WEPs signatory companies

Friday, August 27, 2021

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.

UN Women and Parliamentary Gender Equality Council strengthen advocacy for women

Monday, August 16, 2021

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.

UN Women helps women get information about vaccinations

Monday, August 16, 2021

67 per cent of vaccinated citizens in Georgia between 15 March and 15 July 2021 were women, while 33 per cent were men. It is noteworthy that in terms of health issues and dissemination of important information in their own communities, women take the initiative.

Support for women in Georgia’s maritime sector is growing

Friday, August 6, 2021

In order to promote gender equality and encourage women in the maritime industry, UN Women has been cooperating with the Maritime Transport Agency of the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia since 2018, on the basis of a Memorandum of Understanding.

Civil society organizations in Georgia voice concerns in their alternative report to CEDAW Committee

Monday, August 2, 2021

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.

Municipalities at the centre of development of the National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security

Friday, July 30, 2021

The development of the fourth National Action Plan for the Implementation of UN Security Council Resolutions on Women, Peace and Security, with a duration of three years, is ongoing with the support of UN Women.

UN Women and Ministry of Defence continue their cooperation

Thursday, July 29, 2021

UN Women and the Ministry of Defence of Georgia (MoD) are continuing their cooperation towards the integration of a gender perspective in the MoD.

IDP and conflict-affected women and youth participate in drafting the new National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

The participation of IDP and conflict-affected women and youth in the drafting process of the fourth National Action Plan for the Implementation of the UN Security Council Resolutions on Women, Peace and Security significantly contributes to its effective implementation.

Water, kindergartens and the Internet remain the main needs of women living along the administrative boundary line

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

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.

Failure - A step to success: Women entrepreneurs share their experience at Fuckup Nights

Monday, July 26, 2021

What is a failure that, in reality, signifies taking a step towards success and strong motivation? With the support of UN Women, women entrepreneurs shared their experiences on this matter with an audience on 26 July in Batumi at the popular events series Fuckup Nights.

Civil society engaging in the drafting process of the new National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security

Monday, July 19, 2021

With the support of UN Women, a consultation meeting was held with women’s civil society organizations (CSOs) on the development of the fourth National Action Plan for the Implementation of the UN Security Council Resolutions on Women, Peace and Security (NAP).

Georgian journalists become acquainted with the specifics of using gender statistics

Sunday, July 18, 2021

Expanding access to gender statistics and its extensive use for raising public awareness and policy planning is a top priority for UN Women. With this purpose, UN Women in cooperation with the National Statistics Office of Georgia (Geostat) implements various initiatives.

Civil Service Bureau accelerates commitment to gender equality in the Georgian civil service

Thursday, July 15, 2021

To improve the gender balance in the civil service, the Civil Service Bureau and UN Women are accelerating their partnership around creating gender-responsive employment policies and promoting equal representation and leadership in the civil service.

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