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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.

Support for women in Georgia’s maritime sector is growing

Friday, August 6, 2021

In order to promote gender equality and encourage women in the maritime industry, UN Women has been cooperating with the Maritime Transport Agency of the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia since 2018, on the basis of a Memorandum of Understanding.

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.

Failure - A step to success: Women entrepreneurs share their experience at Fuckup Nights

Monday, July 26, 2021

What is a failure that, in reality, signifies taking a step towards success and strong motivation? With the support of UN Women, women entrepreneurs shared their experiences on this matter with an audience on 26 July in Batumi at the popular events series Fuckup Nights.

New research from UN Women and ISET on the labour rights of employed mothers

Friday, July 9, 2021

Only 3 per cent of the employed women in Georgia are legally entitled to enjoy fully compensated maternity leave. Exceptions occur when employers pay additional compensation voluntarily.

In the words of Tamar Ioseliani: “Women are empowering the maritime industry”

Friday, June 25, 2021

It has been 10 years since Tamar Ioseliani started working in the maritime industry - a sector globally dominated by men. With this experience, she not only defies gender stereotypes but also actively promotes the participation of women in the industry.

Labour rights of domestic workers in Georgia - UN Women and ISET present research findings

Thursday, June 17, 2021

In Georgia, 82 per cent of domestic workers, such as babysitters, caregivers and helpers, work overtime (more than 40 hours a week), but there are no data on whether this work is paid or not.

PechaKucha Nights hosts the event “Women for Equal Business”

Friday, June 11, 2021

Showcasing positive examples and telling stories about overcoming difficulties and about implementing successful and innovative activities have a special power, especially when it comes to promoting women’s entrepreneurship and equitable business.

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.

Rural women celebrate World Environment Day

Monday, June 7, 2021

Small steps can make a big impact - this is the slogan that deeply inspired the rural women involved in social mobilization work to launch volunteer initiatives in three regions of Georgia in connection with World Environment Day on 5 June.

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.

Women entrepreneurs and representatives of Georgian businesses presented at the international Women’s Entrepreneurship Expo

Thursday, April 29, 2021

Trainings, experience sharing meetings, coaching sessions and opportunities to find new contacts for hundreds of women from Europe and Central Asia - these were among the activities at the first virtual international Women’s Entrepreneurship Expo, held from 27 to 29 April 2021.

UN Women launching a campaign in support of the economic empowerment of women farmers

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

UN Women and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations have taken the first steps in promoting the economic empowerment of women farmers in the region of Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti.

Working towards introducing social protection floors for decent work in Armenia

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

UN Women, in partnership with the International Labour Organization (ILO), organized an introductory workshop on the National Social Protection Floors Assessment in Armenia on 20 April 2021 in Yerevan, Armenia.

The Power of Women's Unity

Monday, April 12, 2021

Aimed at empowering rural women and their communities, the social mobilization component of the project “A Joint Action for Women’s Economic Empowerment in Georgia” (JAWE) was launched by UN Women and the TASO Foundation in 2017.

Women’s Empowerment Principles during COVID-19: Challenges and best practices

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Some companies, which also made their cornerstone the empowerment of women in their corporate culture, started to implement such responsive actions at the very start of COVID-19 that aimed directly at supporting women.

Women entrepreneurs from Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan share their successes in a regional exchange

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

From 15 to 24 March, UN Women in partnership with CARE Caucasus organized a series of online knowledge-sharing exchanges between women entrepreneurs from Georgia and Azerbaijan and from Georgia and Armenia.

Gender equality is being integrated into the activities of more and more organizations

Thursday, March 11, 2021

Increasing the participation of women and girls in technology was one of the main goals set by Georgia’s Innovation and Technology Agency. To this end, they became interested in introducing the principles of gender equality into their work process.

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