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Wednesday, April 14, 2021
The Prosecutor’s Office of Georgia is taking new steps towards prosecutor specialization. In addition to domestic crimes, the specialized prosecutors will now work on crimes against sexual freedom and inviolability.
Monday, April 12, 2021
Aimed at empowering rural women and their communities, the social mobilization component of the project “A Joint Action for Women’s Economic Empowerment in Georgia” (JAWE) was launched by UN Women and the TASO Foundation in 2017.
Tuesday, March 30, 2021
The textbook “Conflict, Gender and Peace”, prepared in Georgian language with the support of UN Women, is intended specifically for students of higher education.
Tuesday, March 30, 2021
Some companies, which also made their cornerstone the empowerment of women in their corporate culture, started to implement such responsive actions at the very start of COVID-19 that aimed directly at supporting women.
Monday, March 29, 2021
On 29 March 2021, representatives of the Prosecutor’s Office of Georgia and UN Women gathered to discuss the results of the PGA that was conducted at the Prosecutor’s Office with the technical and financial support of UN Women at the end of 2020.
Wednesday, March 24, 2021
From 15 to 24 March, UN Women in partnership with CARE Caucasus organized a series of online knowledge-sharing exchanges between women entrepreneurs from Georgia and Azerbaijan and from Georgia and Armenia.
Friday, March 12, 2021
Since the adoption of the landmark legislation on the prevention of and response to sexual harassment by the Parliament of Georgia in 2019, an increasing number of civil service organizations have adopted internal sexual harassment complaints mechanisms with UN Women support.
Thursday, March 11, 2021
The French Embassy in Georgia and the offices of UN Women and the United Nations Population Fund presented the global Generation Equality movement at the Civil Society Forum.
Thursday, March 11, 2021
Increasing the participation of women and girls in technology was one of the main goals set by Georgia’s Innovation and Technology Agency. To this end, they became interested in introducing the principles of gender equality into their work process.
Wednesday, March 10, 2021
On 10 March 2021, the Public Defender’s Office, in partnership with UN Women, hosted the presentation of the Public Defender’s special report “Review of Georgia’s Gender Mainstreaming Obligations and their Fulfilment Status”.
Tuesday, March 9, 2021
In partnership with UN Women Georgia, the Baku Stock Exchange and the Armenia Securities Exchange each organized their own separate events to celebrate International Women’s Day by joining more than 100 stock exchanges around the world in the Ring the Bell for Gender Equality initiative.
Tuesday, March 9, 2021
What is the impact of COVID-19 on men and women in Georgia? A comprehensive survey, “The Rapid Gender Assessment of the COVID-19 Situation in Georgia”, was presented by the United Nations on 9 March during Gender Week, dedicated to International Women’s Day.
Monday, February 22, 2021
The initiative, which aims to help Georgian women’s start-ups develop and succeed in global markets, launched in 2020. A total of 12 finalists were selected to participate, seven of whom won scholarships and are taking part in a six-month online training course as of February 2021.
Thursday, February 18, 2021
Each year UN Women, in cooperation with the UN Resident Coordinator’s Office and UN system representatives, organizes the Open Day on Women, Peace and Security (WPS) in Georgia.
Monday, February 8, 2021
UN Women announces the theme for International Women’s Day, 8 March 2021 (IWD 2021) as, “Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world.”
Friday, February 5, 2021
Anna, 33, runs a small family hotel in Chambarak, a town in the Gegharkunik Province of Armenia. The desire to popularize her city inspired her to launch her own business.
Wednesday, February 3, 2021
Notwithstanding the economic crisis, the characteristics of a developing country, and the difficulties and restrictions inflicted by the pandemic, the WEPs signatory companies launched numerous stimulating initiatives in Georgia. As a result, women received support tailored to their actual needs, both inside and outside the organizations.
Friday, January 29, 2021
Major Zoia Kurtanidze, 34, has been serving in the Georgian Defence Forces since 2007. Currently, she is a career manager at the Military Personnel Management Centre of the Ministry of Defence of Georgia and a gender advisor to the Gender Equality Monitoring Group.
Monday, January 25, 2021
The Karaleti Women’s Solidarity Center conducted three online trainings for the women living in target villages on the issues of stress management and efficient time management. In addition, the participants received psychological counselling and heard answers to interesting questions.
Friday, January 15, 2021
In 2020, UN Women in cooperation with the popular social media platform “Women from Georgia” launched a new initiative about women and girls with disabilities. The campaign has already yielded small victories - those necessary to achieve big changes for the years to come.