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UN Women joins forces with Council of Europe and Equality Now to improve response to sexual violence in Georgia

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Ending violence against women and girls is one of the preconditions for fulfilling the commitments under the Sustainable Development Goals. Being able to live a life free from sexual violence is a fundamental human right.

Tbilisi TV Tower lit orange to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

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.

Government to Improve Access to State Shelters for the Victims of Violence against Women

Sunday, October 13, 2019

The legal requirement to obtain victims’ status in order to access state shelters has been continuously identified as a major impediment to effective service provision to victims/survivors of violence against women in Georgia.

Free legal aid for victims of violence against women

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Providing free legal aid to the victims of violence against women and domestic violence (VAW/DV) is one of the commitments taken by the Government of Georgia under the Istanbul Convention.

Georgian Government advances prevention efforts on sexual harassment

Thursday, September 26, 2019

In 2019, the Parliament of Georgia adopted landmark legislation that establishes regulations for the response to sexual harassment. In light of the new regulations, UN Women is supporting the Government in strengthening the national response to sexual harassment.

Anti-domestic violence measures strengthened in Kvemo Kartli

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Since 2016, UN Women has been working jointly with the EU in Kvemo Kartli, a region with one of the highest prevalence rates of domestic violence in Georgia according to the 2017 National Study on Violence Against Women.

Guria’s anti-domestic violence efforts in focus

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Within the framework of the EU-funded project “Unite to Fight Violence against Women”, UN Women has been working in Georgia’s south-western region of Guria to strengthen the local-level response to domestic violence and promote zero tolerance around the issue.

In the words of Giga Chikadze: “Gender does not matter. If you wish to do something, give it a try and do it”

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Giga Chikadze, professional MMA fighter and winner of the World and European championship titles, has been involved in the UN Women campaign Sportsmen Unite to End Violence against Women in Georgia for years.

Discussing the empowerment of refugee women residing in Georgia

Friday, March 15, 2019

=UN Women, together with the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, is working on the empowerment and integration of refugee women residing in Georgia.

New domestic violence features added to 112 mobile app

Thursday, March 7, 2019

With the support provided to national partners by UN Women and the EU, the mechanisms for disseminating information about available services for the victims/survivors of domestic violence and responding to such violence are becoming more diverse and accessible.

Crisis centres - An important service for victims of violence

Thursday, March 7, 2019

UN Women supports the Government of Georgia in setting up comprehensive services for the survivors of violence against women and domestic violence.

Three new crisis centers for survivors of violence open in Georgia

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.

Children in Georgia’s regions introduced to fairy tale collection “Once There was a Girl”

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.

High-level meeting advocates framework for overcoming sexual harassment

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.

Government of Georgia joins the global campaign 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence

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.

Chief Prosecutor's Office of Georgia presents analysis of cases of violence against women and girls

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.

Tbilisi TV Tower Lit in Orange to Mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

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.

How technology can be used to combat sexual harassment

Saturday, November 17, 2018

In the framework of the annual developers’ festival DevFest, the Google Developers Group Georgia and UN Women organized a Design Sprint.

UN Women and Public Defender of Georgia hold international conference on femicide

Thursday, November 15, 2018

The monitoring and prevention of cases of femicide - gender-related killings of women - is one of the priorities of UN Women.

UN Women supports cooperation between private and public organizations on the issues of domestic violence

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

It has been three years already since UN Women began cooperating with business companies operating in Georgia to promote women’s economic empowerment. This partnership has expanded and now creates new spaces for cooperation.

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