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Wednesday, February 13, 2019
UN Women’s Study on the Implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 (2015) recommended that countries with a National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security (WPS NAP) support and invest in participatory processes, social accountability tools and localization initiatives.
Friday, February 8, 2019
The United Nations’ gender equality entity puts spotlight on public services, income security, safe spaces and technology to advance progress for women and girls
Friday, February 1, 2019
The Inter-Agency Commission on Gender Equality, Violence against Women and Domestic Violence convened for its routine meeting on 1 February 2019.
Thursday, January 31, 2019
Iza Bekauri, Head of the Kakheti Regional Development Foundation (KRDF) lives in the Pankisi Gorge, Akhmeta District. She has been engaged in activism for years.
Thursday, January 24, 2019
UN Women, with the support of the Government of Sweden and the European Union is assisting the government of Georgia in expanding the geographic coverage of services available to the victims/survivors of violence against women and domestic violence in Georgia.
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
A UN Women’s event ‘Advancing Diversity and Women’s Inclusion in the ICT sector’ brought together companies to share their practices for advancing women’s empowerment.
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
“When I was raising my children, I had to take them to a kindergarten from the village of Tsilkani to another village, Tserovani. The road was very damaged, and sometimes the bus would break down.
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
The National Statistics Office of Georgia (GEOSTAT) took its work on gender statistics to another level by launching an electronic Gender Data Portal at the end of 2018.
Monday, December 17, 2018
With the support of UN Women and the US Department of State, regular meetings continue between the participants of the Geneva International Discussions (GID) and civil society organizations.
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
On 10 December, UN Women, the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and the Austrian Development Agency (ADA) launched the regional project “Women’s Economic Empowerment in the South Caucasus".
Monday, December 10, 2018
The 2018 Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs) annual event “Business Leadership for Women’s Empowerment in Georgia” gathered more than 100 representatives of the private sector to discuss promising practices from implementing the WEPs, empowering women and promoting gender equality in Georgia.
Thursday, December 6, 2018
The Ministry of Defence of Georgia, with the support of UN Women, organized the Workshop on Female Leaders in Security and Defence - National Implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 hosted at the Defence Building School in Tbilisi.
Thursday, December 6, 2018
Within the framework of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence campaign, UN Women presented the collection of fairy tales “Once There was a Girl” to children living in the Georgian regions.
Sunday, December 2, 2018
“This is the first time I have participated in any mentoring programme… I joined this programme because its focus is on women’s empowerment,” remarked Tamar Jologua, one of the 21 mentors in UN Women’s new mentoring programme.
Saturday, December 1, 2018
Tourism and winemaking are the two fastest growing industries in Georgia, with tourism accounting for 6.9 per cent of total GDP and agriculture and agribusiness accounting for 9.2 per cent.
Friday, November 30, 2018
The High-Level Meeting on the Prevention and Response to Sexual Harassment was the main highlight of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence in Georgia.
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
The Government of Georgia joins the world in commemorating the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, observed annually from 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to 10 December, Human Rights Day.
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
The Chief Prosecutor’s Office, in cooperation with the UN Women Country Office in Georgia, hosted a conference on 27 November 2018 to discuss the outcomes and challenges related to investigating and prosecuting domestic violence crimes in Georgia.
Sunday, November 25, 2018
At the initiative of the UN Women Country Office in Georgia and with the support of the Office of Tbilisi Mayor, the TV Broadcasting Tower in Tbilisi was lit in orange.
Monday, November 19, 2018
For the fifth consecutive year, UN Women and the UN Resident Coordinator’s Office, in close cooperation with UNHCR, UNDP and the Office of the United Nations Representative to the Geneva International Discussions on the conflict in Georgia (UNRGID), organized an Open Day on Women, Peace and Security (WPS) in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi.