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Friday, June 25, 2021
To support ending violence against women, Georgia national rugby team, the Lelos, will wear the UN Women logo on their jerseys when they play current World Champions South Africa team in July.
Tuesday, June 8, 2021
The Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia has launched a process to target sexual offences, which includes a special training program supported by UN Women.
Tuesday, June 8, 2021
Women in health care are at the forefront of the fight against COVID-19, although the role and efforts of other women who are effectively involved in pandemic response is also crucial. During the crisis, they have been able to show support to many other women.
Friday, May 21, 2021
UN Resident Coordinator Sabine Machl, who visited Zugdidi Municipality from 19 to 21 May 2021, became familiar with the initiatives implemented by UN Women together with local partners in Samegrelo.
Wednesday, May 19, 2021
UN Women conducted and online meeting to present and discuss an assessment of the domestic violence behaviour correction programmes administered in Georgia vis-à-vis international standards and to learn how similar programmes in EU countries have been operating during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tuesday, May 18, 2021
Together with representatives of the UN, the Swedish Embassy and the Office of the Public Defender of Georgia, members of LGBTIQ community and human rights organizations attended the meeting, focused on gender-based violence and access to justice, the impact and consequences of the pandemic and related information-sharing.
Wednesday, April 14, 2021
The Prosecutor’s Office of Georgia is taking new steps towards prosecutor specialization. In addition to domestic crimes, the specialized prosecutors will now work on crimes against sexual freedom and inviolability.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tuesday, September 8, 2020
Electronic surveillance of high-risk perpetrators has been established in Georgia with the support of UN Women. A special GPS system will allow the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) to permanently control the movement of perpetrators and thereby prevent the reoccurrence of violence.
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Supported by UN Women, the Public Defender’s Office of Georgia held an online conference on 30 June on the prevention and monitoring of femicide.
Friday, June 5, 2020
UN Women has facilitated an information-sharing meeting between the Public Defender of Georgia and the State Fund for Protection and Assistance of (Statutory) Victims of Human Trafficking pursuant to the report “Monitoring Results for Services of Human Trafficking and Domestic Violence Victims”.
Thursday, March 19, 2020
A week since The World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 as a pandemic, the social impact of the Corona Virus is hitting women hard, around the world. Globally, women make up 70 per cent of workers in the health and social sector, and they do three times as much unpaid care work at home as men. As first responders, frontline health workers, primary care givers at home and community mobilizers, women are at increased risk of exposure to the virus. They are also playing a disproportionate role in responding to the disease.
Wednesday, March 4, 2020
“Violence against women is an underlying factor for women’s low political participation,” stressed UN Resident Coordinator Sabine Machl at the 4 March meeting dedicated to the prevention of violence against women in politics and elections.
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Ana Lomidze is a young activist in Georgia advocating for the peace, security and livelihood of her conflict-affected village adjacent to the Administrative Boundary Line with Tskhinvali region/South Ossetia. She has already achieved improvements in her village, and believes that everyone can make a change, no matter how young.