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Civil Service Bureau accelerates commitment to gender equality in the Georgian civil service

Thursday, July 15, 2021

To improve the gender balance in the civil service, the Civil Service Bureau and UN Women are accelerating their partnership around creating gender-responsive employment policies and promoting equal representation and leadership in the civil service.

Georgia makes new commitments for gender equality

Tuesday, June 29, 2021

A day before the Generation Equality Paris Forum, Georgia joined the global movement and made new commitments to strengthen gender equality.

I am Generation Equality: Tina Chertova, a mural artist and activist from Georgia

Monday, June 28, 2021

My main goal is to help people understand and accept human rights and gender equality through art. Equal rights will help people nurture their skills and talents to build a better life without fear of being left behind in many ways – to make independent career choices, be promoted for talents, ask for help, be weak, or be strong, without criticism from the community.

In the words of Tamar Ioseliani: “Women are empowering the maritime industry”

Friday, June 25, 2021

It has been 10 years since Tamar Ioseliani started working in the maritime industry - a sector globally dominated by men. With this experience, she not only defies gender stereotypes but also actively promotes the participation of women in the industry.

UN Women launching a campaign in support of the economic empowerment of women farmers

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

UN Women and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations have taken the first steps in promoting the economic empowerment of women farmers in the region of Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti.

Presentation of the global movement Generation Equality at Tbilisi Civil Society Forum

Thursday, March 11, 2021

The French Embassy in Georgia and the offices of UN Women and the United Nations Population Fund presented the global Generation Equality movement at the Civil Society Forum.

Gender equality is being integrated into the activities of more and more organizations

Thursday, March 11, 2021

Increasing the participation of women and girls in technology was one of the main goals set by Georgia’s Innovation and Technology Agency. To this end, they became interested in introducing the principles of gender equality into their work process.

International Women’s Day 2021 theme – “Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world”

Monday, February 8, 2021

UN Women announces the theme for International Women’s Day, 8 March 2021 (IWD 2021) as, “Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world.”

In the words of Zoia Kurtanidze: “Serving this country makes me proud, and I would like to be proud of being a guardian of gender equality as well”

Friday, January 29, 2021

Major Zoia Kurtanidze, 34, has been serving in the Georgian Defence Forces since 2007. Currently, she is a career manager at the Military Personnel Management Centre of the Ministry of Defence of Georgia and a gender advisor to the Gender Equality Monitoring Group.

Small steps for big changes

Friday, January 15, 2021

In 2020, UN Women in cooperation with the popular social media platform “Women from Georgia” launched a new initiative about women and girls with disabilities. The campaign has already yielded small victories - those necessary to achieve big changes for the years to come.

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.

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.

A Network of organizations working on the rights of women with disabilities in Georgia established

Friday, September 11, 2020

The rights of women with disabilities are an integral part of women’s rights agenda, and the protection of their rights would be impossible without the support of a larger women’s movement.

Women’s Empowerment Principles inspire community development

Thursday, August 27, 2020

For many years the population of Chochkhati community (Guria region) in Lanchkhuti municipality had to travel to Lanchkhuti in order to receive medical services. Public transport from the village runs to town only twice a day, so the local residents had many challenges.

Generation Equality for an equal future

Friday, August 14, 2020

In order to achieve equality and fulfil UN objectives for sustainable development, UN Women presented the global campaign “Generation Equality: Realizing women’s rights for an equal future” for the twenty-fifth anniversary of the adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action.

UN Women, UNFPA and EU launch ambitious initiative for gender equality in Eastern Partnership

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

With support from the European Union, the two UN sister agencies will work with government bodies and civil society partners in six countries to challenge deeply ingrained gender stereotypes, increase men’s involvement in domestic work and childcare, and engage with potential perpetrators to prevent gender-based violence.

New strategy under way on gender equality and gender mainstreaming for local authorities

Friday, July 10, 2020

Local governments play a key role in effective localization of international and national commitments on gender equality and women’s empowerment. However, initiatives for promoting gender equality at the local level are still at an embryonic stage in Georgia.

Nona Noniashvili: A young entrepreneur in Georgia who is planting seeds to help a conflict-affected community grow

Thursday, July 2, 2020

Nona Noniashvili is a Georgian entrepreneur who decided to build her company’s factory in a conflict-affected village adjacent to the Administrative Boundary Line with Tskhinvali region/South Ossetia, committed to helping a community in need and empowering local women.

Mentoring for women’s empowerment: UN Women presents mentoring manual

Thursday, June 25, 2020

The manual, which combines the experience of pilot programmes implemented in 11 companies operating in Georgia and the best international practices, was presented by UN Women on 25 June online.

Georgia’s first-ever Time Use Survey taking start

Thursday, June 18, 2020

UN Women in partnership with the National Statistics Office of Georgia (GEOSTAT) and with the generous support of the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs is implementing Georgia’s first-ever Time Use Survey.

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