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Georgian Government advances prevention efforts on sexual harassment

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.

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.

UN Women supports promotion of products made by rural women in Armenia

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.

UN Women partners with Mikeladze Diplomatic Training Institute to increase women’s participation in peace processes

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.

Employment opportunities for vulnerable women are on the rise in Armenia

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”.

Expert’s Take: Gender Equality cannot be achieved without gender data

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Papa Seck is the Chief Statistician at UN Women. He has led statistics and data work at UN Women since joining the organization in 2009. He manages UN Women's Making Every Woman and Girl Count flagship programme that is aimed at the improvement of the production and use of gender data and helping countries to systematically monitor progress towards the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals form a gender perspective.

Anti-domestic violence measures strengthened in Kvemo Kartli

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.

Strengthening women’s employment skills for their economic empowerment

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.

Georgia integrates gender perspective into the security sector

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.

Eastern Europe, South Caucasus and Central Asia national statistics offices pledge greater cooperation

Thursday, August 1, 2019

The heads of the national statistics offices of Armenia, Georgia, Moldova, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan said in a joint statement that they fully supported development of a statistics system and were open to greater cooperation between their national statistics agencies.

In the words of Mariam Lomtadze: “By presenting gender data in innovative ways, we can inform society about gender inequality”

Thursday, August 1, 2019

Inspired by programming for the past eight years, 17-year-old Mariam Lomtadze is the founder of Looper and tech start-ups Hero and FarmApp. Mariam participated in a hackathon to find innovative ways to visualise gender data.

Guria’s anti-domestic violence efforts in focus

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Within the framework of the EU-funded project “Unite to Fight Violence against Women”, UN Women has been working in Georgia’s south-western region of Guria to strengthen the local-level response to domestic violence and promote zero tolerance around the issue.

Sensitizing Georgian and Armenian partners on gender-responsive economic policies

Monday, July 22, 2019

To build awareness around the nexus of gender and economics and to understand the importance of gender-responsive economic policy, UN Women organized a five-day training on gender and economics in Kakheti, Georgia.

Women’s economic empowerment forum in Zugdidi facilitates contacts in tourism and hospitality sectors

Sunday, July 21, 2019

“We can do a lot by helping each other. Samegrelo…has all the components to make it a marketable and profitable [tourist destination],” remarked Mariam Kvrivishvili, Head of the Georgian National Tourism Administration, at the women’s economic empowerment forum in Zugdidi.

Women entrepreneurs report business success thanks to their mentors

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Business mentoring can be beneficial for both mentors and mentees, as evidenced by the mentoring support implemented by UN Women in the Norway-funded project “A Joint Action for Women’s Economic Empowerment in Georgia”.

The Inter-Agency Commission on Gender Equality, Violence against Women and Domestic Violence Issues focuses on capacity development

Friday, July 12, 2019

UN Women continues its support to strengthen the capacities of the thematic working group on Women, Peace and Security at the Inter-Agency Commission on Gender Equality, Violence against Women and Domestic Violence Issues.

Energy-efficient technologies support women’s economic empowerment

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Taking urgent measures against climate change to mitigate its impact, while increasing universal access to reliable, renewable and modern energy sources, are objectives incorporated into the globally recognized Sustainable Development Goals, and UN Women is contributing towards their achievement.

In the words of Giga Chikadze: “Gender does not matter. If you wish to do something, give it a try and do it”

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Giga Chikadze, professional MMA fighter and winner of the World and European championship titles, has been involved in the UN Women campaign Sportsmen Unite to End Violence against Women in Georgia for years.

Positive Georgian experience incentivizes new companies to sign Women’s Empowerment Principles

Thursday, July 4, 2019

Private companies functioning in Georgia that have adopted the Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs) have already attained tangible and positive results. Their experience is a good incentive for business organizations that are now getting interested in joining this global initiative.

Companies support women’s empowerment through mentoring

Sunday, June 30, 2019

Inspired by their participation in UN Women’s mentoring programme trainings since late 2018, six companies in Georgia have started establishing their own workplace mentoring programmes for women’s empowerment.

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