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Special manual developed for investigators, prosecutors and judges on cases of sexual violence crimes

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

A new manual, aimed at improving access to justice for victims of sexual violence in the Georgian criminal justice system has been developed.

Sexual harassment is a widespread problem in the Georgian civil service

Monday, September 20, 2021

A study report, conducted by CRRC-Georgia in cooperation with the Civil Service Bureau and UN Women, was presented by the authors to representatives from the legislative and executive government as well as international and non-governmental organizations.

Joint workshop on drafting the three-year National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security with state agencies, target municipalities and civil society

Monday, September 6, 2021

The active participation of IDP and conflict-affected women, civil society organizations and local governments in the drafting process of the National Action Plan for Implementation of the UN Security Council Resolutions on Women, Peace and Security (NAP) plays an important role in its effective implementation.

UN Women and Parliamentary Gender Equality Council strengthen advocacy for women

Monday, August 16, 2021

Achieving progress on gender equality and women’s empowerment across Georgia is difficult without the involvement of the municipalities, so UN Women and the Parliamentary Gender Equality Council are taking active steps to jointly advocate for these issues with the local governments.

UN Women helps women get information about vaccinations

Monday, August 16, 2021

67 per cent of vaccinated citizens in Georgia between 15 March and 15 July 2021 were women, while 33 per cent were men. It is noteworthy that in terms of health issues and dissemination of important information in their own communities, women take the initiative.

Support for women in Georgia’s maritime sector is growing

Friday, August 6, 2021

In order to promote gender equality and encourage women in the maritime industry, UN Women has been cooperating with the Maritime Transport Agency of the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia since 2018, on the basis of a Memorandum of Understanding.

Municipalities at the centre of development of the National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security

Friday, July 30, 2021

The development of the fourth National Action Plan for the Implementation of UN Security Council Resolutions on Women, Peace and Security, with a duration of three years, is ongoing with the support of UN Women.

UN Women and Ministry of Defence continue their cooperation

Thursday, July 29, 2021

UN Women and the Ministry of Defence of Georgia (MoD) are continuing their cooperation towards the integration of a gender perspective in the MoD.

IDP and conflict-affected women and youth participate in drafting the new National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

The participation of IDP and conflict-affected women and youth in the drafting process of the fourth National Action Plan for the Implementation of the UN Security Council Resolutions on Women, Peace and Security significantly contributes to its effective implementation.

Failure - A step to success: Women entrepreneurs share their experience at Fuckup Nights

Monday, July 26, 2021

What is a failure that, in reality, signifies taking a step towards success and strong motivation? With the support of UN Women, women entrepreneurs shared their experiences on this matter with an audience on 26 July in Batumi at the popular events series Fuckup Nights.

Civil society engaging in the drafting process of the new National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security

Monday, July 19, 2021

With the support of UN Women, a consultation meeting was held with women’s civil society organizations (CSOs) on the development of the fourth National Action Plan for the Implementation of the UN Security Council Resolutions on Women, Peace and Security (NAP).

Georgian journalists become acquainted with the specifics of using gender statistics

Sunday, July 18, 2021

Expanding access to gender statistics and its extensive use for raising public awareness and policy planning is a top priority for UN Women. With this purpose, UN Women in cooperation with the National Statistics Office of Georgia (Geostat) implements various initiatives.

Civil Service Bureau accelerates commitment to gender equality in the Georgian civil service

Thursday, July 15, 2021

To improve the gender balance in the civil service, the Civil Service Bureau and UN Women are accelerating their partnership around creating gender-responsive employment policies and promoting equal representation and leadership in the civil service.

Ministry of Defence of Georgia strengthens gender mainstreaming

Friday, July 9, 2021

UN Women continues its partnership with the Ministry of Defence of Georgia to integrate a gender perspective and support relevant knowledge-sharing.

Drafting process of the fourth National Action Plan of Georgia on Women, Peace and Security launched

Friday, July 9, 2021

With the support of UN Women, the Government of Georgia launched the drafting process on Georgia’s fourth National Action Plan (NAP) on the Implementation of the UN Security Council Resolutions on Women, Peace and Security for the period from 2021 to 2024.

New research from UN Women and ISET on the labour rights of employed mothers

Friday, July 9, 2021

Only 3 per cent of the employed women in Georgia are legally entitled to enjoy fully compensated maternity leave. Exceptions occur when employers pay additional compensation voluntarily.

Georgia makes new commitments for gender equality

Tuesday, June 29, 2021

A day before the Generation Equality Paris Forum, Georgia joined the global movement and made new commitments to strengthen gender equality.

The Lelos take campaign to end violence against women to the rugby pitch

Friday, June 25, 2021

To support ending violence against women, Georgia national rugby team, the Lelos, will wear the UN Women logo on their jerseys when they play current World Champions South Africa team in July.

Labour rights of domestic workers in Georgia - UN Women and ISET present research findings

Thursday, June 17, 2021

In Georgia, 82 per cent of domestic workers, such as babysitters, caregivers and helpers, work overtime (more than 40 hours a week), but there are no data on whether this work is paid or not.

NALAG adopts instructions on developing gender equality action plans for municipalities

Thursday, June 17, 2021

In line with the strategic partnership with UN Women and to promote women’s leadership and participation in local self-governance, the National Association of Local Authorities of Georgia (NALAG) supports local governments in developing evidence-based and bespoke municipal gender equality action plans.

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