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Sunday, November 25, 2018
At the initiative of the UN Women Country Office in Georgia and with the support of the Office of Tbilisi Mayor, the TV Broadcasting Tower in Tbilisi was lit in orange.
Saturday, November 17, 2018
In the framework of the annual developers’ festival DevFest, the Google Developers Group Georgia and UN Women organized a Design Sprint.
Thursday, November 15, 2018
The monitoring and prevention of cases of femicide - gender-related killings of women - is one of the priorities of UN Women.
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
It has been three years already since UN Women began cooperating with business companies operating in Georgia to promote women’s economic empowerment. This partnership has expanded and now creates new spaces for cooperation.
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
The Human Rights Protection Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, with the support of UN Women and the EU, brought together development partners and civil society organizations to report on the progress achieved by the department throughout 2018.
Saturday, September 8, 2018
UN Women in partnership with the European Union has been supporting the Government of Georgia in introducing a rehabilitation programme for perpetrators of intimate partner violence within the penitentiary system.
Saturday, August 18, 2018
Improvements to the legislation on domestic violence were discussed at a specially convened meeting on 17 and 18 August 2018, organized by the Human Rights and Civil Integration Committee of the Parliament of Georgia with the support of UN Women.
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
In 2018, the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia – in cooperation with UN Women and through the financial support of the Government of Sweden and the EU – made milestone changes regarding law enforcement’s response to domestic violence cases.
Thursday, August 9, 2018
UN Women held the third meeting of the Task Force on Ending Violence against Women and Girls.
Friday, July 13, 2018
A new ministerial decree issued by the Minister of Internal Affairs of Georgia on 13 July 2018 introduces a milestone policy shift in police response against domestic violence.
Thursday, June 28, 2018
In 2017, UN Women supported the Ministry of Internal Affairs in the development of a domestic violence risk assessment tool. Enabling police officers to assess risks for lethality and re-abuse.
Monday, June 18, 2018
The Public Defender’s Office of Georgia (PDO) together with UN Women organized a conference to present the “Femicide Watch Report - Analysis of the Criminal Cases Regarding Gender-related Killings of Women Committed in 2016”.
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
To strengthen the human rights protection of LGBTI people, UN Women Georgia and the Women’s Initiatives Supporting Group - a local LGBTI organization - are working towards integrating LGBTI issues in relevant legislative acts and training programmes for a variety of professionals.
Thursday, May 17, 2018
The Legal Committee of the Parliament of Georgia has supported a petition by the women’s movement demanding a tougher response to gender-related killings of women (femicides).
Monday, April 30, 2018
As of 1 May 2018, only specialized prosecutors and investigators will handle the cases of domestic violence in Georgia. The Chief Prosecutor’s Office (CPO) has launched this initiative with the support of UN Women.
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
The Government of Georgia approved the NAP on the Implementation of the UN Security Council resolutions on Women, Peace and Security; and the NAP on the Measures to be Implemented for Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence.
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.
Thursday, March 15, 2018
The 62nd session of the Commission on the Status of Women took place at United Nations Headquarters in New York from 12 to 23 March 2018.
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
According to the new National Study on Violence against Women in Georgia released jointly by UN Women and the National Statistics Office with financial support from the EU, one in seven women reported having experienced domestic violence in their lifetime.
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
The Inter-Agency Commission on Gender Equality, Violence against Women and Domestic Violence convened for its routine meeting on February 20, 2018.