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Free legal aid for victims of violence against women

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Providing free legal aid to the victims of violence against women and domestic violence (VAW/DV) is one of the commitments taken by the Government of Georgia under the Istanbul Convention.

Crisis centres - An important service for victims of violence

Thursday, March 7, 2019

UN Women supports the Government of Georgia in setting up comprehensive services for the survivors of violence against women and domestic violence.

Ministry of Internal Affairs enacts important policy shift in the fight against domestic violence

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.

In Georgia, businesses step up to support survivors of domestic violence get a fresh start

Monday, January 8, 2018

Five months ago, when Lika Goguadze returned to work, it was the first time in four years. Goguadze is 37 years old and lives in Tbilisi. After finally divorcing her abusive husband, freedom came with financial stress and emotional scars.

Public Defender's Office Enhances work on gender equality in the regions of Georgia

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Since November 2016, within the framework of the EU-funded project “Unite to Fight Violence against Women” implemented by UN Women, gender specialists have been working at 4 regional offices of the Public Defender’s Office (PDO).

Prosecutor’s Office of Georgia Taking Active Stance on Violence against Women and Girls

Friday, August 25, 2017

Combating violence against women and girls (VAWG) and domestic violence (DV) is a key priority for the Prosecutor’s Office of 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.

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.

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.

A new life without violence

Friday, May 20, 2016

Twenty-nine-year-old Mariam has been living in one of the shelters for domestic violence victims/survivors with her 8-year-old daughter for six months now. She spent five years with her abusive husband. Because Mariam’s mother disapproved of her son-in- law from the beginning, she refused to take her daughter back, leaving Mariam nowhere else to go.

Stories of Survivors Portrayed by Journalists in Georgia

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Actors and playwrights use interactive verbatim theater to perform real-life stories produced by journalists trained at a UN Women workshop on gender-sensitive reporting.

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