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Wednesday, December 11, 2019
On 11 December, the Public Defender of Georgia with UN Women’s support presented the findings of its five-year monitoring of gender-based killings of women - femicides - in Georgia.
Thursday, December 5, 2019
The 2019 Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs) annual event “Business Leaders Drive for Change” gathered representatives of the private sector to discuss promising practices in promoting gender equality in Tbilisi, Georgia.
Monday, December 2, 2019
In its continuous efforts to promote the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) agenda, UN Women reinforced its cooperation with the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia (MIA) to mainstream gender in the security sector.
Monday, November 25, 2019
The TV Tower of the capital city was lit up in orange to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.
Thursday, November 14, 2019
As women’s rights have advanced over the past decades, families around the world have become a place of love and solidarity but also one where fundamental human rights violations and gender inequalities persist, according to UN Women’s report, “Progress of the World’s Women 2019-2020”.
Friday, November 8, 2019
The gender gap persists in the field of technology. This leads women to miss out on competitive salaries and to encounter technological inventions that ignore women’s needs or even perpetuate the current gender stereotypes in society.
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
For the sixth consecutive year, UN Women and the UN Resident Coordinator’s Office, in close cooperation with UN system representatives, including UNDP, UNHCR, UNRGID and DPPA, organized an Open Day on Women, Peace and Security (WPS) in Tbilisi, Georgia.
Thursday, October 31, 2019
UN Women’s 2014 study in Kvemo Kartli region, revealed that for local women lack of suitable employment opportunities (93.6%), absence of pre-school facilities (66.1%), bad roads (57.8%), patchy public lighting (56.8%) and waste disposal problems (54.9%) are the key concerns.
Thursday, October 17, 2019
Providing effective support to disadvantaged rural women in Azerbaijan requires not only sustainability but also a physical space where women can meet.
Thursday, October 17, 2019
Reaching out to young people is an essential part of promoting women and men’s equal opportunities and fighting gender-based discrimination in the long term. Supporting their innovative ideas may transform the workplace into a better environment for all.
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
In Georgia, the agritourism sector is mostly female-dominated. Despite its considerable potential to attract tourists to Georgia and improve life in rural communities, the sector lacks regulatory frameworks, hindering its development.
Sunday, October 13, 2019
The legal requirement to obtain victims’ status in order to access state shelters has been continuously identified as a major impediment to effective service provision to victims/survivors of violence against women in Georgia.
Friday, October 11, 2019
There are large gaps in gender data which make differences between women and girls and men and boys invisible globally.
Thursday, September 26, 2019
In 2019, the Parliament of Georgia adopted landmark legislation that establishes regulations for the response to sexual harassment. In light of the new regulations, UN Women is supporting the Government in strengthening the national response to sexual harassment.
Sunday, September 15, 2019
For rural women entrepreneurs, experience-sharing with other producers and artisans is an important source of new ideas for future product development or access to new markets.
Thursday, September 5, 2019
According to UN Women, between 1990 and 2017, women constituted only 2 per cent of mediators, 8 per cent of negotiators and only 5 per cent of signatories in all major peace processes.
Wednesday, September 4, 2019
Gegharkunik and Shirak rank among Armenia’s poorest regions. Improving the employment opportunities for the women living in these locales is one of the priorities of the UN Women regional project “Women’s Economic Empowerment in the South Caucasus”.
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Since 2016, UN Women has been working jointly with the EU in Kvemo Kartli, a region with one of the highest prevalence rates of domestic violence in Georgia according to the 2017 National Study on Violence Against Women.
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
The development and improvement of proper employment skills can play a significant role in the economic empowerment of women entrepreneurs and job seekers.
Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Two significant events dedicated to integrating the principles of gender equality, women, peace and safety into the security sector of Georgia were held in Tbilisi and Gori.