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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.

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.

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.

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.

Information sharing meetings on Incident Prevention and Response Mechanism continue in online format

Friday, October 30, 2020

With the support of UN Women, the Office of the State Minister of Georgia for Reconciliation and Civic Equality in cooperation with the State Security Service of Georgia conducted another information sharing meeting on the Incident Prevention and Response Mechanism with the representatives of women’s CSOs, internally displaced and conflict affected women.

UN Women supports its partners in mainstreaming gender equality

Friday, October 23, 2020

UN Women assists its partners in developing and implementing a gender equality strategy. One such partner, the agency “Enterprise Georgia”, has already approved this strategy and a three-year action plan. The process was supported by UN Women.

Violence against women in politics becomes a pressing matter for journalists in Georgia

Saturday, October 10, 2020

The role of the media in advocating the empowerment of women and gender equality should not be underestimated. It is also important for journalists to not only show interest towards these topics but also report on them in a gender-sensitive and ethical manner.

Conflict-affected women unite around the issues related to COVID-19 pandemic

Friday, October 2, 2020

COVID-19 brings common challenges for conflict-affected women living on both sides of the Administrative Boundary Lines (ABLs). That is why, uniting women around the issues caused by the pandemic, encouraging dialogue among them, supporting experience sharing, and providing effective recommendations has utmost importance.

Capacities strengthened for gender policy making in the local governments

Monday, September 28, 2020

UN Women is partnering with the National Association of Local Authorities of Georgia (NALAG) and supports coordinated action to integrate gender equality and women’s empowerment issues into local planning processes and develop gender mainstreaming capacity of all 64 municipalities across Georgia.

A Network of organizations working on the rights of women with disabilities in Georgia established

Friday, September 11, 2020

The rights of women with disabilities are an integral part of women’s rights agenda, and the protection of their rights would be impossible without the support of a larger women’s movement.

Electronic surveillance of high-risk perpetrators launches in Georgia

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Electronic surveillance of high-risk perpetrators has been established in Georgia with the support of UN Women. A special GPS system will allow the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) to permanently control the movement of perpetrators and thereby prevent the reoccurrence of violence.

Government taking action to develop sexual harassment complaint mechanisms

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

On September 7-8, 2020, UN Women in partnership with the Inter-Agency Commission on Gender Equality, Violence against Women and Domestic Violence Issues conducted a workshop dedicated to setting up sexual harassment complaints mechanisms in different public sector organizations.

Business sector's increasing interest in mentorship programmes benefits women's empowerment

Thursday, September 3, 2020

It has already been two years since UN Women began working to support the implementation of mentorship programmes within private companies in Georgia.

Generation Equality for an equal future

Friday, August 14, 2020

In order to achieve equality and fulfil UN objectives for sustainable development, UN Women presented the global campaign “Generation Equality: Realizing women’s rights for an equal future” for the twenty-fifth anniversary of the adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action.

Crisis as an opportunity for women entrepreneurs

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Turning a crisis into an opportunity - this phrase has become very relevant during the pandemic, especially for women entrepreneurs, whose activities are more severely affected by today’s fluctuating landscape.

Georgia’s security sector discusses its COVID-19 pandemic response from a gender perspective

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

The 2020 global COVID-19 pandemic has altered lives and societies in profound ways, escalating with serious implications not only for peace and security but also for the rights of women and girls.

Towards an inclusive social protection system in Georgia

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

The International Labour Organization (ILO) in partnership with UN Women organized a sensitization seminar online on the findings of a newly prepared joint social protection assessment on Wednesday, 29 July 2020.

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