Ombudsman concerned over lack of women in politics (Georgia)

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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 2014 local elections in which women's representation met only 11.1%. Also, changes were made in the cabinet of ministers without the consideration of female participation. 

Nanuashvili stressed that the participation of women in the cabinet has been reduced from 21% to 16%.

We invite our users to read the full article published on July 25th 2014.

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