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Region-specific solutions on combating violence against women in focus

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Within the framework of the “Unite to Fight Violence against Women”, UN Women is working with local stakeholders in Guria to develop tailored, region-specific solutions on ending violence against women.

Inter-agency Commission on Gender Equality, Violence against Women and Domestic Violence now operational

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

The first session of the Inter-Agency Commission on Gender Equality, Violence against Women and Domestic Violence was held at the Administration of the Government of Georgia.

Custom solutions on combating violence against women in focus

Friday, July 28, 2017

Within the framework of the “Unite to Fight Violence against Women” project funded by EU, UN Women is working with local stakeholders in Guria and Qvemo Qartli to develop bespoke, region-specific solutions on ending violence against women.

UN Women signs MoU with the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

The long-standing partnership between UN Women and the Ministry in ensuring efficient prevention of and response to the instances of violence against women and girls and domestic violence has now been formalized.

Local governments to become pro-active on combatting violence against women

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Within the framework of the EU supported project “Unite to Fight Violence against Women” UN Women is engaged in capacity development interventions of local governments on gender equality and violence against women issues in Qvemo Qartli and Guria.

UN Women to support strengthening services for domestic violence survivors

Friday, June 9, 2017

UN Women will support the Ministry of Labour, Health and Social Affairs of Georgia and the State Fund for the Protection and Assistance of Victims of Human Trafficking, to build capacity for prevention and response to violence against women.

Georgia Ratifies the Istanbul Convention

Friday, May 19, 2017

Today Mr. Mikheil Janelidze, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia deposited the instrument of ratification in respect of the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence.

From where I stand: “Freedom Is Priceless”

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Maia Pelishvili, 43, is a neighborhood inspector-investigator at Kvemo Kartli Police Department. Most of her duties are related to domestic violence.

Private businesses supporting survivors of violence

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Representatives of 10 companies from different sectors gathered for a training on violence against women from the perspective of the employer. Participants discussed and shared ideas of what private sector employers can do to support survivors of violence.

UN Women sets up Task Force on Ending Violence against Women and Girls

Friday, April 21, 2017

UN Women held the first meeting of the Task Force on Ending Violence against Women and Girls. A working group recently launched by UN Women and the Prime Minister’s Office.

Public Defender's Office to Monitor Cases of Femicide

Thursday, April 13, 2017

The Public Defender of Georgia, Mr. Ucha Nanuashvili, held a press conference together with Ms. Erika Kvapilova, Representative of UN Women in Georgia, in which he announced that his office will assume responsibility for monitoring gender-based killings of women in Georgia.

The Social Power of Rugby

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

PLAVI, Georgia - A group of young boys laugh and play rugby in a field near their school. Their rugby trainers for the day are three former Georgian national players.

Parliament of Georgia supports ratification of the Istanbul Convention

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

In an 85-to-0 vote, the Parliament of Georgia endorsed the ratification of the Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (also known as the Istanbul Convention) at its first reading.

Georgian national rugby team supports HeForShe at the rugby Europe championship

Sunday, March 12, 2017

On March 12, at the Tbilisi Dinamo Arena, the national rugby teams of Georgia and Russia have once again expressed their support to the UN Women’s solidarity movement for gender equality - HeForShe and devoted the match to this campaign.

Life after Violence

Monday, February 20, 2017

It has already been two years since 35-year-old Tamuna’s morning routine changed so significantly. She now gets her children ready for school and then hurries to work herself as an office manager.

Georgia to conduct nation-wide study on violence against women with EU support

Friday, February 17, 2017

Violence against women, including domestic violence, remains one of the most prevalent human rights violations in Georgia. While significant progress has been made in recent years to strengthen the legislation and provide better services for survivors, considerable challenges remain.

Critical acclaim for theatre play challenging attitudes towards women’s rights

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

The Ministry of Culture and Monument Protection of Georgia hosted the eighth annual Duruji Theatre Award ceremony on 27 December 2016. Three of the four principal awards went to Lysistrata, a play devoted to ending violence against women and girls.

EU and UN Women launch a joint action to combat violence against women and girls

Thursday, December 8, 2016

UN Women and the EU Delegation to Georgia launched the joint action “Unite to Fight Violence against Women” – a three-year initiative aimed at preventing and eliminating violence against women and girls (VAWG) and domestic violence (DV) in Georgia.

The Government recommits to build a society free from violence for all women and girls

Thursday, December 8, 2016

The UN Joint Programme for Gender Equality (funded by the Government of Sweden) hosted a high-level meeting in Tbilisi on ending violence against women and girls within the framework of the 16 Days of Activism.

Companies come together to support survivors of violence

Monday, November 28, 2016

The private company PMO, in collaboration with UN Women, invited its business clients to a brainstorming meeting to generate ideas of how companies can prevent violence against women and lend a supporting hand to women who are establishing a new life, free from violence.

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