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Farmer field schools for women’s economic empowerment

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

The training platform “The Farmer Field School” is part of a joint project between UN Women and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) called “Empowering Women Economically through the Farmer Field School Approach”.

Supporting the working parents of WEPs signatory companies

Friday, August 27, 2021

Examples worldwide prove that creating a friendly, supportive environment for working parents and offering appropriate initiatives is beneficial not only for employees, especially women, but also for the employers.

Civil society organizations in Georgia voice concerns in their alternative report to CEDAW Committee

Monday, August 2, 2021

The CSO shadow report was developed jointly by 29 civil society organizations in Georgia with the financial support of UN Women and the Government of Norway.

Water, kindergartens and the Internet remain the main needs of women living along the administrative boundary line

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Women living in villages near the administrative boundary line have specific needs. UN Women always directs special attention to the identification of these needs, informs the local or central governments about them and takes appropriate steps.

Women’s leadership in responding to COVID-19

Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Women in health care are at the forefront of the fight against COVID-19, although the role and efforts of other women who are effectively involved in pandemic response is also crucial. During the crisis, they have been able to show support to many other women.

UN Resident Coordinator becomes familiar with UN Women initiatives in Samegrelo

Friday, May 21, 2021

UN Resident Coordinator Sabine Machl, who visited Zugdidi Municipality from 19 to 21 May 2021, became familiar with the initiatives implemented by UN Women together with local partners in Samegrelo.

Innovations for the empowerment of women entrepreneurs

Monday, May 10, 2021

The online course “Innovative Strategies and Digital Transformation for Women Entrepreneurs” was held in February and March 2021 at the joint initiative of UN Women and the Embassy of Israel in Georgia, in partnership with the Mashav-Carmel International Training Center.

In support of women entrepreneurs’ tech start-ups

Monday, February 22, 2021

The initiative, which aims to help Georgian women’s start-ups develop and succeed in global markets, launched in 2020. A total of 12 finalists were selected to participate, seven of whom won scholarships and are taking part in a six-month online training course as of February 2021.

Women entrepreneurs develop their business activities in Armenia

Friday, February 5, 2021

Anna, 33, runs a small family hotel in Chambarak, a town in the Gegharkunik Province of Armenia. The desire to popularize her city inspired her to launch her own business.

Responsible business continues to support women

Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Notwithstanding the economic crisis, the characteristics of a developing country, and the difficulties and restrictions inflicted by the pandemic, the WEPs signatory companies launched numerous stimulating initiatives in Georgia. As a result, women received support tailored to their actual needs, both inside and outside the organizations.

Women living along the administrative boundary lines are learning to cope with stress

Monday, January 25, 2021

The Karaleti Women’s Solidarity Center conducted three online trainings for the women living in target villages on the issues of stress management and efficient time management. In addition, the participants received psychological counselling and heard answers to interesting questions.

Small steps for big changes

Friday, January 15, 2021

In 2020, UN Women in cooperation with the popular social media platform “Women from Georgia” launched a new initiative about women and girls with disabilities. The campaign has already yielded small victories - those necessary to achieve big changes for the years to come.

Women get involved in budget planning and achieve tangible results

Monday, January 11, 2021

UN Women, in cooperation with the TASO Foundation is actively working to strengthen the opportunities of rural women in order to get them continually involved in the process of defining local priorities and budgeting accordingly.

Women volunteers become successful entrepreneurs

Monday, December 14, 2020

144 women were financed by the regional project “Women’s Economic Empowerment in the South Caucasus”, which encouraged them to realize their ideas and opportunities.

Georgian private sector to support the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

More than 30 representatives of the private sector issued a special statement in support of the campaign on 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

Take action: 10 ways you can help end violence against women, even during a pandemic

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Ending violence against women is everyone’s business. Here are just ten ways you can make a difference, safely and impactfully.

Starting a business after the age of 60

Thursday, October 15, 2020

The Sabirabad WRC, together with the WRCs in Baku Khazar and Qusar, represents a space that supports the development of women’s entrepreneurship and their self-employment and facilitates the process of enhancing women’s opportunities and increasing their income.

Conflict-affected women acquire computer skills and learn how to deal with cyberthreats

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

IDPWA “Consent”, with the support of UN Women, conducted a series of trainings in IT skills, cybersecurity, privacy, fake news, cyberviolence and harassment.

Women’s Empowerment Principles inspire community development

Thursday, August 27, 2020

For many years the population of Chochkhati community (Guria region) in Lanchkhuti municipality had to travel to Lanchkhuti in order to receive medical services. Public transport from the village runs to town only twice a day, so the local residents had many challenges.

Nona Noniashvili: A young entrepreneur in Georgia who is planting seeds to help a conflict-affected community grow

Thursday, July 2, 2020

Nona Noniashvili is a Georgian entrepreneur who decided to build her company’s factory in a conflict-affected village adjacent to the Administrative Boundary Line with Tskhinvali region/South Ossetia, committed to helping a community in need and empowering local women.

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