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Thursday, October 31, 2019
UN Women’s 2014 study in Kvemo Kartli region, revealed that for local women lack of suitable employment opportunities (93.6%), absence of pre-school facilities (66.1%), bad roads (57.8%), patchy public lighting (56.8%) and waste disposal problems (54.9%) are the key concerns.
Thursday, October 17, 2019
Reaching out to young people is an essential part of promoting women and men’s equal opportunities and fighting gender-based discrimination in the long term. Supporting their innovative ideas may transform the workplace into a better environment for all.
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
In Georgia, the agritourism sector is mostly female-dominated. Despite its considerable potential to attract tourists to Georgia and improve life in rural communities, the sector lacks regulatory frameworks, hindering its development.
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.
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.
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”.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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”.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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”.
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.
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.