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Gender discrimination in Eurasia starts with family, says new report

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

According to the Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) 2019 Regional Report for Eurasia, discrimination against Eurasian women is most pervasive within the family. Despite legal reforms promoting greater gender equality, deep-rooted social norms and practices inspire such discrimination.

Ongoing discussions on achievements and challenges with localization of National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security in Georgia

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

The localization of the 2018-2020 National Action Plan (NAP) for the Implementation of the UN Security Council Resolutions on Women, Peace and Security is actively being implemented in Georgia.

Government of Georgia presents national-level review of implementation of Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action Beijing+25

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

The Inter-Agency Commission on Gender Equality, Violence against Women and Domestic Violence held a presentation of the draft report “National-level Review of the Implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action Beijing+25 (BPfA)” with support from the UN Women.

Constructive dialogue continues between the conflict-affected population and government representatives

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

The Office of the State Minister of Georgia for Reconciliation and Civic Equality, in cooperation with the State Security Service and UN Women, and with the support of the U.S. Department of State, held an information meeting in Gori.

Ukrainian Delegation becomes familiar with Georgian experience on Women, Peace and Security issues

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Assisted by UN Women, representatives of the Ukrainian government and NGOs became familiar with the practice and steps taken by the Georgian authorities in the implementation of the UN Security Council resolutions on Women, Peace and Security.

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).

UN Women supports awareness raising of its partners on gender equality

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

UN Women makes it a high priority to support its partner organizations in gaining greater sensitization and awareness on gender equality and sexual harassment issues.

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”.

Discussing the empowerment of refugee women residing in Georgia

Friday, March 15, 2019

=UN Women, together with the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, is working on the empowerment and integration of refugee women residing in Georgia.

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.

New domestic violence features added to 112 mobile app

Thursday, March 7, 2019

With the support provided to national partners by UN Women and the EU, the mechanisms for disseminating information about available services for the victims/survivors of domestic violence and responding to such violence are becoming more diverse and accessible.

Crisis centres - An important service for victims of violence

Thursday, March 7, 2019

UN Women supports the Government of Georgia in setting up comprehensive services for the survivors of violence against women and domestic violence.

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.

Georgia moves forward with localization of National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

UN Women’s Study on the Implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 (2015) recommended that countries with a National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security (WPS NAP) support and invest in participatory processes, social accountability tools and localization initiatives.

Press release: UN Women urges leaders and advocates to “Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change” on International Women’s Day

Friday, February 8, 2019

The United Nations’ gender equality entity puts spotlight on public services, income security, safe spaces and technology to advance progress for women and girls

The Government intends to improve inter-agency coordination

Friday, February 1, 2019

The Inter-Agency Commission on Gender Equality, Violence against Women and Domestic Violence convened for its routine meeting on 1 February 2019.

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