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UN Women supports security institutions in establishing sex-disaggregated data collection and analysis systems

Friday, November 25, 2016

To support implementation of Women, Peace and Security agenda priorities in Georgia, UN Women organized a two-day training for the security agencies and central statistical office GEOSTAT on collecting and analyzing sex-disaggregated data.

The Ministry of Internally Displaced Persons from the Occupied Territories, Accommodation and Refugees of Georgia presents its Gender Equality Strategy and Action Plan

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

The promotion and observance of gender equality and the prevention and elimination of discrimination and sexual harassment are some of the key principles of the Gender Equality Strategy and Action Plan (GES) for 2016-2017 (AP) recently adopted by the Ministry of Internally Displaced Persons from the Occupied Territories, Accommodation and Refugees of Georgia (MRA).

Gender Equality High on the Agenda of the Ministry of Defence

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

The Ministry of Defence of Georgia (MoD) is working towards adopting a set of procedures that will outline how to make and handle complaints about unacceptable behaviour, including bullying, sexual discrimination, sexual harassment, domestic violence and sexual abuse. It is the next step in the implementation of the internal MoD Gender Equality Strategy adopted in 2013.

Two National Action Plans for Supporting Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment Approved by the Government

Friday, August 12, 2016

The Government of Georgia has approved the National Action Plan on the Implementation of the UN Security Council resolutions on Women, Peace and Security, and the National Action Plan on the Measures to be Implemented for Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence and Protection of Victims/Survivors, both covering the 2016-2017 period.

Increasing Capacities for Gender Responsive Budgeting at the Local Level

Saturday, July 30, 2016

In 2012, Georgia’s Budget Code adopted the programme budgeting approach, which required local governments to develop and implement programme budgets as of 1 January 2013. More than three years on, however, programme budgeting remains a challenge; it is still a relatively new concept that requires proper planning, budgeting and implementing capacities, especially at the local level.

Tbilisi Municipality Discusses Participatory Gender Audit Results

Friday, July 1, 2016

A 'Participatory Gender Audit' is a tool that supports entities to improve gender mainstreaming within their structures and operations. In 2015, Tbilisi Municipality voluntarily underwent such a Participatory Gender Audit, with technical and financial support from UN Women.

Chief Prosecutor's Office of Georgia Analyzes Cases of Violence against Women and Girls

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

On 22 March 2016, the UN Women Country Office in Georgia, in cooperation with the Chief Prosecutor’s Office of Georgia, organized a conference to present its studies on cases concerning violence against women and girls (VAWG); including domestic violence (DV), femicide, early marriage, etc. The studies were presented tovarious government bodies, international organizations and local NGOs.

Innovative financing to drive women's economic empowerment forward

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

UN Women Deputy Executive Director Yannick Glemarec attended an international forum hosted in Georgia to reflect on the implementation of SDGs through innovative financing.

HR Managers Can Play a Key Role in Women’s Empowerment

Friday, December 18, 2015

Trainings for female staff to increase opportunities for promotion, improved social benefits, Open Door Days targeting women and safe working conditions; these are just a few of the ideas to increase gender equality, generated when Human Resources (HR) Managers from all the line ministries were brought together for a joint training.

The Georgian Vice Prime Minister, Foreign Minister has met the UN Women's Deputy Executive Director

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

On 15 December 2015, Georgian Vice Prime Minister, Foreign Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili met UN Women's Deputy Executive Director Yannick Glemarec.

Gender sensitive local governments

Friday, October 30, 2015

Improved and more accessible social, health and legal services; and women empowered to influence local planning and budgeting. These were the issues discussed during a two-day meeting of representatives of local government and women’s organizations from eleven municipalities of Georgia.

Womens voices heard in local planning and budgeting

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Gender Responsive Budgeting - GRB - is no longer a strange concept for the local municipalities of Marneuli, Tetritskaro, Zugdidi, Gori and Sachkhere. GRB working groups, set up by representatives of local government in these five municipalities, with the support of UN Women, had already started using GRB as a tool to plan local budgets in 2012.

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