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Women get involved in budget planning and achieve tangible results

Monday, January 11, 2021

UN Women, in cooperation with the TASO Foundation is actively working to strengthen the opportunities of rural women in order to get them continually involved in the process of defining local priorities and budgeting accordingly.

UN Women launches online video campaign ‘The virus of indifference kills’

Monday, December 21, 2020

41 per cent of the population in Georgia think that domestic violence is a family matter. A new campaign by UN Women challenges the status quo and calls everyone not to stay indifferent to violence against women.

Looking Beyond 2020: Advancing Women, Peace and Security in Eastern Partnership Countries

Monday, December 21, 2020

Forty-one women’s organizations, peacebuilders and activists from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine recently came together in Istanbul for a series of consultations aimed at sharing views and highlighting solutions towards the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) agenda in Eastern partnership countries. The ‘Looking Beyond 2020: Advancing Women, Peace and Security’ consultations were organized by the UN Women Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia and the UN Women Georgia Country Office.

Women volunteers become successful entrepreneurs

Monday, December 14, 2020

144 women were financed by the regional project “Women’s Economic Empowerment in the South Caucasus”, which encouraged them to realize their ideas and opportunities.

With the EU support, UN Women and UNFPA launch a project against violence against women and domestic violence

Monday, December 7, 2020

With the financial support of the EU, two UN agencies - UN Women in partnership with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) - launched the project “Ending Violence against Women and Girls in Georgia” (EVAWGG).

Ana Peláez Narváez: “Nothing about women with disabilities should be done without women with disabilities”

Thursday, December 3, 2020

UN Women Georgia in partnership with the CEDAW Committee Secretariat and NGO partners - Partnership for Human Rights and Women & Reality - organized a virtual meeting with CEDAW Committee members Ana Peláez Narváez and Lika Nadaraia on women’s rights activism by women with disabilities.

In the words of Tamar Macharashvili: “The protection of the rights of women and girls with disabilities should be an essential part of women’s rights agenda”

Thursday, December 3, 2020

Tamar Macharashvili, the head of the organization “Women and Reality”, has been promoting the rights of women and girls with disabilities (WGwD) for more than 20 years. Throughout her work, Tamar strives to ensure that the voices of WGwD are heard loud and clearly.

Tradition continues: Tbilisi TV tower lit in orange

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

On the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, one of the main landmarks of the Georgian capital, the TV tower, was lit up in orange once again.

Georgian private sector to support the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

More than 30 representatives of the private sector issued a special statement in support of the campaign on 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

Public Defender and UN Women hold online conference on femicide prevention and monitoring

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Femicide remains a significant challenge for Georgia. According to the findings of the monitoring carried out by the Public Defender, problems still persist in connection to this topic, including stereotypical attitudes towards victims, the proper qualification of cases and the designation of such crimes as gender-based.

Open Day on Women, Peace and Security: Discussing the needs of women and youth in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Open Day was held virtually this year, with the representatives of about 60 civil and community-based organizations working on women’s issues, IDP, conflict-affected women and youth taking part in the event.

Take action: 10 ways you can help end violence against women, even during a pandemic

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Ending violence against women is everyone’s business. Here are just ten ways you can make a difference, safely and impactfully.

ARMSTAT and UN Women conclude analysis of the gender pay gap and other gender inequalities in the Armenian labour market

Tuesday, November 3, 2020

UN Women Georgia in partnership with the national Statistical Committee of Armenia (ARMSTAT) has concluded a study with the objective of calculating the adjusted gender pay gap and the associated economic inequalities of women in the labour market in Armenia.

Information sharing meetings on Incident Prevention and Response Mechanism continue in online format

Friday, October 30, 2020

With the support of UN Women, the Office of the State Minister of Georgia for Reconciliation and Civic Equality in cooperation with the State Security Service of Georgia conducted another information sharing meeting on the Incident Prevention and Response Mechanism with the representatives of women’s CSOs, internally displaced and conflict affected women.

UN Women supports its partners in mainstreaming gender equality

Friday, October 23, 2020

UN Women assists its partners in developing and implementing a gender equality strategy. One such partner, the agency “Enterprise Georgia”, has already approved this strategy and a three-year action plan. The process was supported by UN Women.

In the words of Nino Berikashvili: “It is central that women participate in peace processes”

Thursday, October 22, 2020

Nino Berikashvili, the head of the Conflict Resolution Policy Division, Political Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, is a member of the Georgian delegation to the Geneva International Discussions (GID) and is engaged in the humanitarian working group.

Starting a business after the age of 60

Thursday, October 15, 2020

The Sabirabad WRC, together with the WRCs in Baku Khazar and Qusar, represents a space that supports the development of women’s entrepreneurship and their self-employment and facilitates the process of enhancing women’s opportunities and increasing their income.

Violence against women in politics becomes a pressing matter for journalists in Georgia

Saturday, October 10, 2020

The role of the media in advocating the empowerment of women and gender equality should not be underestimated. It is also important for journalists to not only show interest towards these topics but also report on them in a gender-sensitive and ethical manner.

Conflict-affected women unite around the issues related to COVID-19 pandemic

Friday, October 2, 2020

COVID-19 brings common challenges for conflict-affected women living on both sides of the Administrative Boundary Lines (ABLs). That is why, uniting women around the issues caused by the pandemic, encouraging dialogue among them, supporting experience sharing, and providing effective recommendations has utmost importance.

Capacities strengthened for gender policy making in the local governments

Monday, September 28, 2020

UN Women is partnering with the National Association of Local Authorities of Georgia (NALAG) and supports coordinated action to integrate gender equality and women’s empowerment issues into local planning processes and develop gender mainstreaming capacity of all 64 municipalities across Georgia.

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