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Georgian and Turkish officials meet to discuss human rights strategy

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The FINANCIAL — Representatives of the Administration of the Government of Georgia met with representatives of the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Turkey and international experts to discuss issues pertaining to the development, implementation, and reporting of the National Human Rights Strategy and Governmental Action Plan. The meeting was organized by, and held at the initiative of the representatives of the Directorate General Human Rights and Rule of Law of the Council of Europe. During the meeting, Lela Akiashvili, advisor to the prime minister on human rights and gender equality issues, and Ana Buchukuri, head of the Human Rights…

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Georgian and Turkish officials meet to discuss human rights strategy

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The FINANCIAL — Representatives of the Administration of the Government of Georgia met with representatives of the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Turkey and international experts to discuss issues pertaining to the development, implementation, and reporting of the National Human Rights Strategy and Governmental Action Plan. The meeting was organized by, and held at…

UN and EU launch initiative for gender equality in Eastern Partnership including Georgia

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The FINANCIAL — With support from the European Union, the two UN sister agencies will work with government bodies and civil society partners in six countries, including Georgia, to challenge deeply ingrained gender stereotypes, increase men’s involvement in domestic work and childcare, and engage with potential perpetrators to prevent gender-based violence. The programme aims at achieving real…

U.S. Embassy commends steps of Georgia towards overcoming the violence

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The FINANCIAL — The Parliament of Georgia adopted draft law on “Violence against Women and/or Prevention of Domestic Violence, Protection and Assistance to the Victims of Violence” and other subsequent amendments in the third reading, elaborated by the Ministry of Internal Affairs. Also, to strengthen gender equality and empower women, the state is implementing a unified and…

Statement of The Interagency Commission on Gender Equality, Violence against Women and Domestic Violence of the Human Rights Council on recent cases of femicide

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The FINANCIAL — To strengthen gender equality and empower women, the state is implementing a unified and coordinated policy. This policy prioritizes the elimination of all forms of violence against women, including domestic violence and sexual abuse, also seeking to ensure women’s economic empowerment, women’s increased participation in decision-making, including supporting their employment in public service,…