Friday, May 8, 2020
It is impossible to achieve gender equality and to respect women’s rights without raising public awareness. To that end, an electronic course developed through the joint initiative of the Public Defender of Georgia and UN Women represents an important step taken towards this direction.
Tuesday, April 21, 2020
In Georgia, there is a clear gender division among professions. Information technology is one of the most male-dominated and, at the same time, highly paid fields. UN Women developed the pilot initiative to address this inequality in collaboration with public and private organizations.
Friday, January 10, 2020
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. Currently working on developing Android mobile apps while taking a gap year after graduating high school, Mariam participated in a hackathon to find innovative ways to visualise gender data at the UN Women-supported regional conference Gender Statistics.
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.
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
UN Women and the European Union support a number of initiatives that aim to raise awareness among the youth on gender equality and domestic violence issues.
Friday, September 8, 2017
My mother was unable to continue her undergraduate studies after the second year; this is why she was always concerned about my education.
Sunday, December 4, 2016
Thirty-four trainers of the Teachers’ Professional Development Center (TPDC) underwent intensive trainings on gender equality issues during two sessions organized jointly by UN Women and Millennium Challenge Account - Georgia (MCA-Georgia).
Friday, November 20, 2015
UN Women and the Millennium Challenge Account in Georgia have signed an MOU, agreeing to promote the implementation of the Women’s Empowerment Principles. The main objective of the MOU is the strengthening of women’s access to education, training and employment within male-dominated fields.