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Tuesday, July 14, 2020
UN Women, in partnership with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, organized an online meeting entitled “Geneva International Discussions and the Women, Peace and Security Agenda” with CSOs working in the field, including women’s organizations and conflict-affected women.
Friday, July 10, 2020
Local governments play a key role in effective localization of international and national commitments on gender equality and women’s empowerment. However, initiatives for promoting gender equality at the local level are still at an embryonic stage in Georgia.
Monday, July 6, 2020
Although women’s meaningful participation in negotiating peace and conflict resolution is one of the pillars of the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) agenda, it remains the least implemented and one where advances are highly vulnerable to regression.
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Supported by UN Women, the Public Defender’s Office of Georgia held an online conference on 30 June on the prevention and monitoring of femicide.
Thursday, June 25, 2020
The manual, which combines the experience of pilot programmes implemented in 11 companies operating in Georgia and the best international practices, was presented by UN Women on 25 June online.
Monday, June 8, 2020
Agritourism is one of the most important sources of Georgia’s regional development as well as job creation, women’s economic empowerment and financial revenue generation for mountainous districts.
Friday, June 5, 2020
UN Women has facilitated an information-sharing meeting between the Public Defender of Georgia and the State Fund for Protection and Assistance of (Statutory) Victims of Human Trafficking pursuant to the report “Monitoring Results for Services of Human Trafficking and Domestic Violence Victims”.
Wednesday, June 3, 2020
In early March the UN Women office in Georgia launched a series of campaigns on Facebook to advocate for women’s rights amid the COVID-19 crisis. Thanks to the popularity of the social media platform and the timely information, the campaigns reached over a million people.
Friday, May 8, 2020
It is impossible to achieve gender equality and to respect women’s rights without raising public awareness. To that end, an electronic course developed through the joint initiative of the Public Defender of Georgia and UN Women represents an important step taken towards this direction.
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Civil society representatives from the Balkans, South Caucasus and Central Asia called for a permanent coalition or network of women civil society organizations (CSOs) in the region to convene on a regular basis to consult on building sustainable peace in the region.
Wednesday, March 4, 2020
“Violence against women is an underlying factor for women’s low political participation,” stressed UN Resident Coordinator Sabine Machl at the 4 March meeting dedicated to the prevention of violence against women in politics and elections.
Sunday, February 23, 2020
Though it has now been 20 years since the adoption of United Nations Security Council resolution 1325 (2000) on Women, Peace and Security, integrating a gender perspective into peace processes and negotiations still continues to be a challenge.
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Georgia’s legislation prohibits an employer from assigning any work to pregnant women, women in the post-partum period and nursing mothers that is hazardous or poses a significant risk to the health of the mother or a child.
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Marina Tabukashvili is Head of Georgia’s Taso Foundation, the National Women`s Fund and the Memory Research Center. She tells us why the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, a visionary agenda to empower women and girls, was adopted in 1995, and discusses what prevents women from realizing their rights today.
Friday, January 17, 2020
According to the Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, inequality and discrimination are the foundation of the continuum of violence against women and girls, including sexual harassment, which for too long has been normalized, justified and made invisible.
Wednesday, December 11, 2019
On 11 December, the Public Defender of Georgia with UN Women’s support presented the findings of its five-year monitoring of gender-based killings of women - femicides - in Georgia.
Thursday, December 5, 2019
The 2019 Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs) annual event “Business Leaders Drive for Change” gathered representatives of the private sector to discuss promising practices in promoting gender equality in Tbilisi, Georgia.
Monday, December 2, 2019
In its continuous efforts to promote the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) agenda, UN Women reinforced its cooperation with the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia (MIA) to mainstream gender in the security sector.
Monday, November 25, 2019
The TV Tower of the capital city was lit up in orange to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.
Thursday, November 14, 2019
As women’s rights have advanced over the past decades, families around the world have become a place of love and solidarity but also one where fundamental human rights violations and gender inequalities persist, according to UN Women’s report, “Progress of the World’s Women 2019-2020”.