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Femicide prevention and monitoring: Public Defender’s five-year report presented

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.

Paying attention to women’s needs and leadership will strengthen COVID-19 response

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.

Debate begins about preventing violence against women in politics and elections

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.

Public Defender of Georgia presents results of its Femicide Prevention Watch

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

On 11 December, the Public Defender of Georgia with UN Women’s support presented the findings of its five-year monitoring of gender-based killings of women - femicides - in Georgia.

Tbilisi TV Tower lit orange to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

Monday, November 25, 2019

The TV Tower of the capital city was lit up in orange to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

Government to Improve Access to State Shelters for the Victims of Violence against Women

Sunday, October 13, 2019

The legal requirement to obtain victims’ status in order to access state shelters has been continuously identified as a major impediment to effective service provision to victims/survivors of violence against women in Georgia.

Georgian Government advances prevention efforts on sexual harassment

Thursday, September 26, 2019

In 2019, the Parliament of Georgia adopted landmark legislation that establishes regulations for the response to sexual harassment. In light of the new regulations, UN Women is supporting the Government in strengthening the national response to sexual harassment.

Anti-domestic violence measures strengthened in Kvemo Kartli

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Since 2016, UN Women has been working jointly with the EU in Kvemo Kartli, a region with one of the highest prevalence rates of domestic violence in Georgia according to the 2017 National Study on Violence Against Women.

Guria’s anti-domestic violence efforts in focus

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Within the framework of the EU-funded project “Unite to Fight Violence against Women”, UN Women has been working in Georgia’s south-western region of Guria to strengthen the local-level response to domestic violence and promote zero tolerance around the issue.

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 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.

Three new crisis centers for survivors of violence open in Georgia

Thursday, January 24, 2019

UN Women, with the support of the Government of Sweden and the European Union is assisting the government of Georgia in expanding the geographic coverage of services available to the victims/survivors of violence against women and domestic violence in Georgia.

Children in Georgia’s regions introduced to fairy tale collection “Once There was a Girl”

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Within the framework of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence campaign, UN Women presented the collection of fairy tales “Once There was a Girl” to children living in the Georgian regions.

High-level meeting advocates framework for overcoming sexual harassment

Friday, November 30, 2018

The High-Level Meeting on the Prevention and Response to Sexual Harassment was the main highlight of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence in Georgia.

Government of Georgia joins the global campaign 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

The Government of Georgia joins the world in commemorating the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, observed annually from 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to 10 December, Human Rights Day.

Chief Prosecutor's Office of Georgia presents analysis of cases of violence against women and girls

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

The Chief Prosecutor’s Office, in cooperation with the UN Women Country Office in Georgia, hosted a conference on 27 November 2018 to discuss the outcomes and challenges related to investigating and prosecuting domestic violence crimes in Georgia.

Tbilisi TV Tower Lit in Orange to Mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

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.

How technology can be used to combat sexual harassment

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.

UN Women and Public Defender of Georgia hold international conference on femicide

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.

UN Women supports cooperation between private and public organizations on the issues of domestic violence

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.

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