Tuesday, April 21, 2020
In Georgia, there is a clear gender division among professions. Information technology is one of the most male-dominated and, at the same time, highly paid fields. UN Women developed the pilot initiative to address this inequality in collaboration with public and private organizations.
Monday, March 16, 2020
Lela Setouri and Mzia Jabishvili met in November 2019 during their vocational training courses in the culinary arts. Both were from Akhmeta (in eastern Georgia’s Kakheti region), which helped bring them closer together.
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.
Wednesday, September 4, 2019
Gegharkunik and Shirak rank among Armenia’s poorest regions. Improving the employment opportunities for the women living in these locales is one of the priorities of the UN Women regional project “Women’s Economic Empowerment in the South Caucasus”.
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Female labor migrants from Georgia are often locked into perpetual migration and are continuously deferring retirement because their adult children in Georgia cannot secure an adequate livelihood without their remittances, new research suggests.
Saturday, April 23, 2016
Women face various forms of discrimination in the workplace, such as discrimination in the hiring process, barriers to advancing on the career ladder as well as problems with receiving equal pay for work of equal value.Such discrimination exists despite the fact that women outnumber men as graduates of higher education institutions in Georgia. Evidence, however, shows that anon-discriminatory workplace, a diverse workforce and a greater representation of women at all levels increases an organization’s effectiveness and profitability.