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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.

The Lelos take campaign to end violence against women to the rugby pitch

Friday, June 25, 2021

To support ending violence against women, Georgia national rugby team, the Lelos, will wear the UN Women logo on their jerseys when they play current World Champions South Africa team in July.

NALAG adopts instructions on developing gender equality action plans for municipalities

Thursday, June 17, 2021

In line with the strategic partnership with UN Women and to promote women’s leadership and participation in local self-governance, the National Association of Local Authorities of Georgia (NALAG) supports local governments in developing evidence-based and bespoke municipal gender equality action plans.

Labour rights of domestic workers in Georgia - UN Women and ISET present research findings

Thursday, June 17, 2021

In Georgia, 82 per cent of domestic workers, such as babysitters, caregivers and helpers, work overtime (more than 40 hours a week), but there are no data on whether this work is paid or not.

PechaKucha Nights hosts the event “Women for Equal Business”

Friday, June 11, 2021

Showcasing positive examples and telling stories about overcoming difficulties and about implementing successful and innovative activities have a special power, especially when it comes to promoting women’s entrepreneurship and equitable business.

Women’s leadership in responding to COVID-19

Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Women in health care are at the forefront of the fight against COVID-19, although the role and efforts of other women who are effectively involved in pandemic response is also crucial. During the crisis, they have been able to show support to many other women.

Sexual offences to be investigated by the specialized investigators

Tuesday, June 8, 2021

The Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia has launched a process to target sexual offences, which includes a special training program supported by UN Women.

Rural women celebrate World Environment Day

Monday, June 7, 2021

Small steps can make a big impact - this is the slogan that deeply inspired the rural women involved in social mobilization work to launch volunteer initiatives in three regions of Georgia in connection with World Environment Day on 5 June.

UN Women continues sharing knowledge on gender mainstreaming in the security sector with partners

Friday, June 4, 2021

UN Women continues to work with security sector institutions to mainstream gender and share knowledge on gender equality principles.

Another meeting held between the Georgian Participants of the IPRM and women’s civil society organizations

Monday, May 24, 2021

UN Women continues to hold regular meetings with the Georgian participants of the Incident Prevention and Response Mechanism (IPRM) and representatives of women’s civil society organizations, and IDPs and conflict-affected women.

UN Resident Coordinator becomes familiar with UN Women initiatives in Samegrelo

Friday, May 21, 2021

UN Resident Coordinator Sabine Machl, who visited Zugdidi Municipality from 19 to 21 May 2021, became familiar with the initiatives implemented by UN Women together with local partners in Samegrelo.

Meeting initiated by UN Women on strengthening perpetrator behaviour correction programmes administered in Georgia

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

UN Women conducted and online meeting to present and discuss an assessment of the domestic violence behaviour correction programmes administered in Georgia vis-à-vis international standards and to learn how similar programmes in EU countries have been operating during the COVID-19 pandemic.

LGBTQI community facing complex realities and challenges

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Together with representatives of the UN, the Swedish Embassy and the Office of the Public Defender of Georgia, members of LGBTIQ community and human rights organizations attended the meeting, focused on gender-based violence and access to justice, the impact and consequences of the pandemic and related information-sharing.

Innovations for the empowerment of women entrepreneurs

Monday, May 10, 2021

The online course “Innovative Strategies and Digital Transformation for Women Entrepreneurs” was held in February and March 2021 at the joint initiative of UN Women and the Embassy of Israel in Georgia, in partnership with the Mashav-Carmel International Training Center.

Women entrepreneurs and representatives of Georgian businesses presented at the international Women’s Entrepreneurship Expo

Thursday, April 29, 2021

Trainings, experience sharing meetings, coaching sessions and opportunities to find new contacts for hundreds of women from Europe and Central Asia - these were among the activities at the first virtual international Women’s Entrepreneurship Expo, held from 27 to 29 April 2021.

UN Women launching a campaign in support of the economic empowerment of women farmers

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

UN Women and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations have taken the first steps in promoting the economic empowerment of women farmers in the region of Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti.

Regular dialogue with civil society on Geneva International Discussions continues

Monday, April 26, 2021

UN Women continues to hold regular information-sharing meetings on the Geneva International Discussions (GID). The meetings are aimed at promoting the meaningful participation of women in the peace processes and addressing their needs and priorities.

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