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Women entrepreneurs get matched with mentors in Georgia

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.

Women entrepreneurs in Georgia expand to winemaking and agritourism industries

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.

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.

Open Day on Women, Peace and Security: Discussing the roles of women and youth in sustaining peace

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.

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.

Georgian government commits to increasing women’s representation in peace negotiations

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Women’s meaningful participation in negotiating peace and conflict resolution is one of the most fundamental components of the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) agenda.

Taking stock before initiating sexual harassment amendments

Sunday, October 21, 2018

The Gender Equality Council of the Parliament, with support from UN Women and the USAID-funded East-West Management Institute’s PROLoG, organized a meeting for the MPs, staffers and colleagues of the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) and the Public Defender’s Office (PDO).

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.

UN Women and partners engage maritime companies in discussion on gender-based discrimination

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Eighteen representatives of maritime sector companies and training institutions gathered in the port city of Batumi to improve their knowledge on gender-based discrimination.

Ministry of Internal Affairs reports on progress achieved in curbing violence against women and domestic violence

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

The Human Rights Protection Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, with the support of UN Women and the EU, brought together development partners and civil society organizations to report on the progress achieved by the department throughout 2018.

UN Women and Office of the State Minister for Reconciliation and Civic Equality of Georgia partner to build entrepreneurship skills of conflict-affected women

Monday, October 8, 2018

UN Women, in cooperation with its partners, regularly supports capacity-building of conflict-affected women and implements various initiatives for this purpose.

UN Women supports assessment of National Statistical System from the gender perspective

Friday, October 5, 2018

In the foreword to the UN Women flagship publication UN Secretary-General António Guterres underlined that “dramatic advances in statistics, finances and policies for gender equality” are inevitable for the implementation of the Agenda’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Gender Equality Council, government representatives and UN Women discuss gender pay gap and policy implications

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Achieving full and decent employment for all women and men and equal pay for work of equal value are targets defined in the UN Sustainable Development Goals and represent powerful mechanisms for attaining economic prosperity and equality within society.

Private sector increasingly involved in addressing sexual harassment in the workplace

Monday, October 1, 2018

The global #MeToo campaign, sexual harassment in the workplace and in public spaces, and prevention and regulation concerning sexual harassment have been receiving increasing attention among various stakeholders, including the private sector, in Georgia.

“Once There was a Girl” - Fairy tales for real change

Friday, September 28, 2018

The village of Utsera is located in the mountainous region of Racha in western Georgia. Utsera has only one functioning school, and it serves 22 children from five villages.

Georgian media becomes more involved in advocating for women’s economic empowerment

Sunday, September 23, 2018

By continuously reporting on news that supports the advocacy of women’s issues, media representatives can play a huge role in raising the general public’s awareness and in changing their attitudes.

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