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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Friday, June 4, 2021
UN Women continues to work with security sector institutions to mainstream gender and share knowledge on gender equality principles.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.