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Psychological center and social services for children will be created in Georgia

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The FINANCIAL — A center for psychological and social services for children who have been victims of violence will be created in Georgia. The center will serve children living in the capital city of Georgia – Tbilisi and the country’s third largest city – Kutaisi. The project is implemented with the financial and technical support…

Abusers to be monitored electronically in Georgia

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The FINANCIAL — The Ministry of Internal Affairs announced that domestic abusers will have to wear electronic monitoring bracelets as a way for keeping them away from their victims. As the pattern of increasing abuse, since the COVID-19 lockdowns have started, is already very noticeable around the world, the Ministry of Internal Affairs is not losing…

The new Code on the Children’s rights comes into force today

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The FINANCIAL — The Code on the Rights of the Child enters into force from September 1. At a special event dedicated to this important occasion, representatives of Parliament and the Diplomatic corps spoke about the importance of the Code on the Rights of the Child and reviewed the work undertaken thus far. The event was…

UNICEF study says that cash transfers to children are helpful in overcoming poverty

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The FINANCIAL — Child poverty is a big problem in today’s society. The problem itself creates other issues and affects many countries. Children born into poverty are more likely to experience a wide range of health problems. Poverty also puts an additional strain on families and in most cases these factors lead to mental health and…

UNICEF: Gambling prevention in adolescents should be on a national health agenda

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The FINANCIAL — Problem gambling among adolescents and youth is a growing public health concern globally, as well as in Georgia, UNICEF study says.The aim of the UNICEF study, International Experience of Gambling Prevention Among Adolescents, conducted within the framework of the UNICEF and Patriarchate of Georgia Partnership, was to understand how other countries, including developed…

Health Minister met with UNICEF representative in Georgia

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The FINANCIAL — Minister of Internally Displaced Persons from the Occupied Territories, Labor, Health and Social Affairs of Georgia, Ekaterine Tikaradze conducted a working meeting with the representatives of UNICEF. UNICEF presented to the Ministry the results of the recently conducted research. The goal of the research is to assess the readiness of social system amid…