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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.

Interest in Women’s Empowerment Principles increasing in Georgia

Thursday, April 18, 2019

More private businesses in Georgia are getting interested in implementing and supporting the Women’s Empowerment Principles: Equality Means Business (WEPs).

Countrywide campaign promoting women’s economic empowerment launches in Kutaisi

Monday, April 1, 2019

UN Women has kicked off a countrywide campaign promoting women’s economic empowerment in Georgia in collaboration with the Business Leaders’ Federation “Women for Tomorrow”.

New corporate governance code discussed at annual Ring the Bell event in Georgia

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Over 60 representatives of the private sector, the Government, civil society and the international community gathered to discuss the new quota for women’s representation on the supervisory boards of commercial banks in Georgia.

Armenia Securities Exchange Rings the Bell for Gender Equality for the First Time in Armenia

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

The Armenia Securities Exchange-AMX and Central Depository of Armenia rang the opening bell for Gender Equality, alongside 80 stock exchanges worldwide in collaboration with UN Women and UNDP.

UN Women - A partner of the Women Entrepreneurs’ National Business Forum

Friday, March 8, 2019

Female entrepreneurs from all over Georgia gathered at the Women Entrepreneurs’ National Business Forum in Batumi on 8 March 2019, International Women’s Day.

Female entrepreneurs empowering one another

Saturday, February 23, 2019

Female entrepreneurs from western Georgia who were brought together through a UN Women project are now initiating business partnerships with one another, thus strengthening their own activities.

UN Women launches new initiative supporting women’s engagement in ICT sector

Monday, February 18, 2019

Women’s engagement in information and communications technology (ICT) is important for their own success, as well as for the progress of companies specialized in this field and for the entire industry as a whole.

Companies discuss how to close the gender divide in the ICT sector

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

A UN Women’s event ‘Advancing Diversity and Women’s Inclusion in the ICT sector’ brought together companies to share their practices for advancing women’s empowerment.

Project launch: Women’s Economic Empowerment in the South Caucasus

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

On 10 December, UN Women, the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and the Austrian Development Agency (ADA) launched the regional project “Women’s Economic Empowerment in the South Caucasus".

Number of WEPs companies in Georgia reaches 26

Monday, December 10, 2018

The 2018 Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs) annual event “Business Leadership for Women’s Empowerment in Georgia” gathered more than 100 representatives of the private sector to discuss promising practices from implementing the WEPs, empowering women and promoting gender equality in Georgia.

Women entrepreneurs get matched with mentors in Georgia

Sunday, December 2, 2018

“This is the first time I have participated in any mentoring programme… I joined this programme because its focus is on women’s empowerment,” remarked Tamar Jologua, one of the 21 mentors in UN Women’s new mentoring programme.

Women entrepreneurs in Georgia expand to winemaking and agritourism industries

Saturday, December 1, 2018

Tourism and winemaking are the two fastest growing industries in Georgia, with tourism accounting for 6.9 per cent of total GDP and agriculture and agribusiness accounting for 9.2 per cent.

UN Women and partners engage maritime companies in discussion on gender-based discrimination

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Eighteen representatives of maritime sector companies and training institutions gathered in the port city of Batumi to improve their knowledge on gender-based discrimination.

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