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Specialized prosecutors to work on sexual offences

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.

Women’s Empowerment Principles during COVID-19: Challenges and best practices

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.

UN Women presents “Conflict, Gender and Peace” textbook

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.

Prosecutor’s Office undergoes Participatory Gender Audit with UN Women support

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.

Women entrepreneurs from Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan share their successes in a regional exchange

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.

Five more governmental organizations adopt internal anti-sexual harassment mechanisms

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.

Presentation of the global movement Generation Equality at Tbilisi Civil Society Forum

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.

Gender equality is being integrated into the activities of more and more organizations

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.

Public Defender’s special report on gender mainstreaming released

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”.

Gender inequalities exacerbated by pandemic in Georgia

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.

Stock exchanges in South Caucasus ring the bell for gender equality

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.

UN system representatives discuss the Immediate Housing Needs of the IDPs in Georgia amid COVID-19 Pandemic with the Government of Georgia

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.

National Association of Local Authorities in Georgia Adopts Gender Equality Strategy and Action Plan

Sunday, January 3, 2021

As a result of 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) adopted its first internal Gender Equality Strategy and Action Plan in December 2020.

UN Women launches online video campaign ‘The virus of indifference kills’

Monday, December 21, 2020

41 per cent of the population in Georgia think that domestic violence is a family matter. A new campaign by UN Women challenges the status quo and calls everyone not to stay indifferent to violence against women.

With the EU support, UN Women and UNFPA launch a project against violence against women and domestic violence

Monday, December 7, 2020

With the financial support of the EU, two UN agencies - UN Women in partnership with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) - launched the project “Ending Violence against Women and Girls in Georgia” (EVAWGG).

Ana Peláez Narváez: “Nothing about women with disabilities should be done without women with disabilities”

Thursday, December 3, 2020

UN Women Georgia in partnership with the CEDAW Committee Secretariat and NGO partners - Partnership for Human Rights and Women & Reality - organized a virtual meeting with CEDAW Committee members Ana Peláez Narváez and Lika Nadaraia on women’s rights activism by women with disabilities.

Tradition continues: Tbilisi TV tower lit in orange

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

On the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, one of the main landmarks of the Georgian capital, the TV tower, was lit up in orange once again.

Open Day on Women, Peace and Security: Discussing the needs of women and youth in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Open Day was held virtually this year, with the representatives of about 60 civil and community-based organizations working on women’s issues, IDP, conflict-affected women and youth taking part in the event.

Public Defender and UN Women hold online conference on femicide prevention and monitoring

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Femicide remains a significant challenge for Georgia. According to the findings of the monitoring carried out by the Public Defender, problems still persist in connection to this topic, including stereotypical attitudes towards victims, the proper qualification of cases and the designation of such crimes as gender-based.

ARMSTAT and UN Women conclude analysis of the gender pay gap and other gender inequalities in the Armenian labour market

Tuesday, November 3, 2020

UN Women Georgia in partnership with the national Statistical Committee of Armenia (ARMSTAT) has concluded a study with the objective of calculating the adjusted gender pay gap and the associated economic inequalities of women in the labour market in Armenia.

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