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Wednesday, August 02, 2017
Local Georgian Council Members Complete Women’s Leadership Program
For 14 years the National Democratic Institute (NDI) has worked in Georgia to increase the political participation of national women leaders from across the political spectrum through the Future Women Leaders (FWL) program. In 2015, NDI expanded its support to build the skills and capacity of women...
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
NDI's Report on Georgia’s October 2016 Parliamentary Elections
Georgia’s October 2016 parliamentary elections were characterized by an open political environment, a competitive campaign, overall results that were validated by credible observers, and some underlying problems that need concerted attention. NDI's final report draws attention to a set of...
Wednesday, November 02, 2016
Infographic: Women's Political Participation in Georgia's 2016 Elections by the Numbers
Polls show that Georgians would like to see more women in their parliament. Currently, women make up 12 percent of the Georgian legislature, behind the average of 25.8 percent for European countries and placing Georgia at 147 of 194 countries worldwide in women’s political representation. The...
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Nino Dolidze
The Women's Campaign School (WCS) at Yale University is a non-partisan and issue neutral leadership program that gathers women from the United States and across the world for an intensive five-day training. With the aim to improve women’s political engagement, the program is designed to teach...
Georgia's Acting President Nino Burjanadze
Friday, March 20, 2015
Quota Calls for Women in Georgian Politics
A recent campaign designed to promote the need for women in the traditionally male-dominated politics of Georgia comes as statistics show that female representation is no better than before, and in some areas worse. Two weeks of events including conferences, public meetings and concerts were held...
Sunday, August 03, 2014
Female Labour Force Participation Remains Stagnant in Georgia
In a country where traditional roles of womanhood are persistent and widespread, women are often discouraged from seeking employment, either as a result of internalized patriarchal notions or more often, due to constraints from their domestic obligations. Though data on these issues is largely...
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Ombudsman concerned over lack of women in politics (Georgia)
The Public Defender’s Office has expressed its concerns over the declining rate of women's participation in the country’s political life experiences and there is no progress observed on the horizon.  According to Ombudsmen Ucha Nanuashvili, the deterioration in this regard was revealed after the...
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
How can minority women get into politics in Georgia?
Sabina Talibova is an ethnic Azerbaijanian living in Marneuli. Some time ago, she became involved in several non-governmental organizations which are working to engage women more in employment and politics. DF Watch talked to her about problemspeople in Marneuli are facing now and problems that...
Tuesday, August 20, 2013
Mars Outshines Venus in South Caucasus Politics
To many, it may come as no surprise. Politics is a man’s world in the South Caucasus, where women remain a legislative minority, according to recent data from the World Bank. The study showed that, regionally, Armenia has the lowest share of female parliamentarians, at 11 percent of its 131-seat...
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Focus Group Findings on Perceptions on Women in Georgian Politics
From June 18–21, 2012, IFES worked with the Institute of Social Studies and Analysis (ISSA), a Tbilisi–based research organization, to conduct eight focus groups across Georgia to better understand the perceptions, opinions and perceived obstacles women face as political candidates and elected...
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Violence against women in politics
Highlighting news, interviews, resources and events on violence against women in politics
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Women Behind the Scenes of Georgia’s Media Powerhouses
Women in the Democratic Republic of Georgia hold powerful positions in the media. They often work behind the scenes, but they significantly influence the policies and trends in the local media. For more information, please visit The Georgian Times
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
UN Women: Notes Progress in Georgia in terms of women's empowerment and urges on greater achievements
UN Women observes progress in many areas, including expanding women’s leadership roles and enhancing women’s economic empowerment. For many women, poverty and violence are every day facts of life as they fight to acquire equal rights with men – in employment, family, property, as well as...
Monday, August 02, 2010
Developing accurate voters' list - 19th Annual Conference and General Assembly meeting
For more details, please visitwww.aceeeo.org/index.php/en/regular-events
Friday, May 22, 2009
Gender and Society: Georgia
This report attempts to draw a general picture of the situation in Georgia, from a gender perspective. It discusses gender issues in public and private lives separately, and addresses gender differences in human and social capital as well.
Tuesday, April 08, 2008
Media and Gender Equality in Bosnia and Herzegovina
This report describes women's portrayal in media and their limited participation in the creation of media policies in Bosnia and Herzegovina. It also includes results of the media monitoring and assessment held in Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Romania,...
Thursday, January 17, 2008
Drafting Gender-Aware Legislation: How to Promote and Protect Gender Equality in CEE and CIS
The handbook provides a comparative overview of gender-aware legislation and practices in Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States. It also describes a comprehensive approach to influencing legislation and implementation processes, and provide detailed checklists for...
Thursday, January 17, 2008
Bridging the Gender Digital Divide: A Report on Gender and ICT in Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States
This report maps the situation of gender and ICTs in Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States, identifying trends, gaps, as well as some good practices. It focuses particularly on the integration of gender in relation to issues such as process and control, education,...