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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”.

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.

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.

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”.

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.

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.

Armenian private sector learns about Women’s Empowerment Principles

Friday, June 28, 2019

Providing women with social media marketing and web-design skills is one example of what private sector companies could do to help socially vulnerable women be more economically independent, an initiative being considered by the advertising company McCann.

Regional journalists advocating for women’s economic empowerment

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

To support in-depth coverage of women’s issues and involve journalists in the advocacy of gender-related topics, UN Women has been intensively cooperating with local media representatives.

Adjara hosts the Women’s Economic Empowerment Forum in Batumi

Sunday, June 16, 2019

“Opening opportunities to women in business and all sectors of society is strategic for the long term, for equity, for growth and for sustainability. It’s not only the right thing to do, it’s the smart thing to do”.

UN Women continues to support its partners in implementing sexual harassment complaints mechanisms

Saturday, June 1, 2019

UN Women places high priority on there being a gender-sensitive and discrimination-free corporate culture and work environment at the organizations with which it partners on various projects focused on women’s empowerment.

Dialogue to be launched on policy aiming to eliminate gender pay gap

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

The gender pay gap and its elimination is one of the most serious challenges faced by Georgia. To understand this topic and implement relevant policy, it is necessary to have accurate data and to analyse it.

Famous Georgian designer Tamuna Ingorokva supports young businesswomen

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

For women entrepreneurs who are taking their first steps into business, the opportunity to seek advice and learn from the experiences of successful women from the same field is invaluable, contributing to gains in new knowledge and even motivation.

Norwegian MFA and UN Women visit inspiring businesswomen in Georgia

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Female entrepreneurs showcased their businesses during a joint visit by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) and UN Women to western Georgia.

Career development begins for the girl graduates of training on web development and social media marketing

Monday, May 20, 2019

Girls are still underrepresented in the field of information and communications technology (ICT). Compared to boys, only a small number of girls in Georgia pursue their education and career in this sector.

Cooperation begins between Georgian and Lithuanian women entrepreneurs

Thursday, May 16, 2019

UN Women supports Georgian women entrepreneurs in sharing international practices and building new partnerships and business contacts. Held in Tbilisi on 16 May 2019, a business forum for Georgian and Lithuanian female entrepreneurs was one such effort.

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.

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