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Seed grants and training boost prospects for Georgian refugee women

Friday, January 17, 2020

The six-day “How to Start a Business” course taught women in Georgia how to generate start-up ideas and validate them, as well as how to build the right team and create a product. They also developed strategic and innovative thinking, and learned about planning and product distribution, financial documentation, business modeling and investment proposals.

Women drive local development in western Georgia

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Most new businesses established in Georgia continue to be established by men. According to the National Statistics Office, only 29 per cent of the businesses established in 2018 were owned by women.

Where Marketing Fails? - Gender Stereotypes in Creative Communications at Spotlight

Sunday, December 15, 2019

The impact of brands and marketing can be seen beyond merely sales, instead becoming a tool for generating public opinion, strengthening stereotypes and, in some cases, making positive changes.

UN Women joins forces with Council of Europe and Equality Now to improve response to sexual violence in Georgia

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Ending violence against women and girls is one of the preconditions for fulfilling the commitments under the Sustainable Development Goals. Being able to live a life free from sexual violence is a fundamental human right.

Free legal aid for victims of violence against women

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Providing free legal aid to the victims of violence against women and domestic violence (VAW/DV) is one of the commitments taken by the Government of Georgia under the Istanbul Convention.

Business mentoring programme: A starting point for the success of women and girls

Monday, September 16, 2019

Dzama Gorge is located in eastern Georgia’s Shida Kartli region. Despite its many historical and cultural sites, picturesque landscape and tourism potential, the gorge is largely unknown to travellers.

New opportunities for refugee women living in Georgia

Monday, April 22, 2019

Natalia Patina was 9 years old when she sat at her grandmother’s sewing machine for the first time. She remembers that she got interested in sewing right from that moment.

Crisis centres - An important service for victims of violence

Thursday, March 7, 2019

UN Women supports the Government of Georgia in setting up comprehensive services for the survivors of violence against women and domestic violence.

Kindergartens for the Prosperity of Women

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

“When I was raising my children, I had to take them to a kindergarten from the village of Tsilkani to another village, Tserovani. The road was very damaged, and sometimes the bus would break down.

“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.

Ministry of Internal Affairs enacts important policy shift in the fight against domestic violence

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

In 2018, the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia – in cooperation with UN Women and through the financial support of the Government of Sweden and the EU – made milestone changes regarding law enforcement’s response to domestic violence cases.

In Georgia, businesses step up to support survivors of domestic violence get a fresh start

Monday, January 8, 2018

Five months ago, when Lika Goguadze returned to work, it was the first time in four years. Goguadze is 37 years old and lives in Tbilisi. After finally divorcing her abusive husband, freedom came with financial stress and emotional scars.

Georgian language has no sex prejudice, get it out of your head! - UN Women’s campaign to empower girls and women

Friday, September 22, 2017

Georgian language has no sex prejudice, get it out of your head! - This is the key message of UN Women Georgia’s new social campaign focused on promoting gender equality and empowering women through sport.

Public Defender's Office Enhances work on gender equality in the regions of Georgia

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Since November 2016, within the framework of the EU-funded project “Unite to Fight Violence against Women” implemented by UN Women, gender specialists have been working at 4 regional offices of the Public Defender’s Office (PDO).

Prosecutor’s Office of Georgia Taking Active Stance on Violence against Women and Girls

Friday, August 25, 2017

Combating violence against women and girls (VAWG) and domestic violence (DV) is a key priority for the Prosecutor’s Office of Georgia.

The Social Power of Rugby

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

PLAVI, Georgia - A group of young boys laugh and play rugby in a field near their school. Their rugby trainers for the day are three former Georgian national players.

Communities mobilizing for increased livelihoods

Monday, April 3, 2017

In Ingiri, close to the city of Zugdidi, lies one of the Community Resource Centres that has been established with the support of UN Women’s partner organization, TASO Foundation, as part of a project funded by the European Union.

Life after Violence

Monday, February 20, 2017

It has already been two years since 35-year-old Tamuna’s morning routine changed so significantly. She now gets her children ready for school and then hurries to work herself as an office manager.

The Smart Women from Ingiri - How the Dream of Two Sisters Materializes

Thursday, February 9, 2017

“Oladi” (a type of pancake) is one of the most popular pastries in Georgia. It requires little time to prepare and is very tasty, which is why almost every family makes it quite often.

Access to Justice for Internally Displaced Persons

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Since 2010, more than 28,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) throughout Georgia have benefited from free legal advice on matters such as access to housing and land, social benefits and livelihood opportunities.

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