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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.

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.

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.

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.

Ministry of Defence of Georgia strengthens gender mainstreaming

Friday, July 9, 2021

UN Women continues its partnership with the Ministry of Defence of Georgia to integrate a gender perspective and support relevant knowledge-sharing.

Drafting process of the fourth National Action Plan of Georgia on Women, Peace and Security launched

Friday, July 9, 2021

With the support of UN Women, the Government of Georgia launched the drafting process on Georgia’s fourth National Action Plan (NAP) on the Implementation of the UN Security Council Resolutions on Women, Peace and Security for the period from 2021 to 2024.

New research from UN Women and ISET on the labour rights of employed mothers

Friday, July 9, 2021

Only 3 per cent of the employed women in Georgia are legally entitled to enjoy fully compensated maternity leave. Exceptions occur when employers pay additional compensation voluntarily.

Georgia makes new commitments for gender equality

Tuesday, June 29, 2021

A day before the Generation Equality Paris Forum, Georgia joined the global movement and made new commitments to strengthen gender equality.

I am Generation Equality: Tina Chertova, a mural artist and activist from Georgia

Monday, June 28, 2021

My main goal is to help people understand and accept human rights and gender equality through art. Equal rights will help people nurture their skills and talents to build a better life without fear of being left behind in many ways – to make independent career choices, be promoted for talents, ask for help, be weak, or be strong, without criticism from the community.

In the words of Tamar Ioseliani: “Women are empowering the maritime industry”

Friday, June 25, 2021

It has been 10 years since Tamar Ioseliani started working in the maritime industry - a sector globally dominated by men. With this experience, she not only defies gender stereotypes but also actively promotes the participation of women in the industry.

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