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Georgia Nominates Its First Female Defense Minister

Giorgi Lomsadze
2015-05-04

In a Caucasus-first, Georgia has selected a woman, 41-year-old parliamentarian Tina Khidasheli, as its prospective defense minister

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Georgia’s Child Brides: Opting for Marriage over School

2015-04-22

A 2014 study by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) indicated that up to 17 percent of Georgian women marry before turning 18 – one of Europe’s highest rates of underage marriage

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Georgia: Second in world for female employment in top business jobs

2015-04-15

Women are occupying more senior management positions in Georgia and around the globe, say one of America’s largest accounting and advisory firms

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Women in Georgia do thirteen times more housework than men

Inga Popovaite
2015-04-01

In 2008, Eka Sepashvili, an economist from Tbilisi State University, interviewed 150 Georgians (85 women and 65 men) to see how they allocate their time to different activities

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Georgian archive showcases women in politics in 1919-1921

2015-03-19

To celebrate Women’s History Month and honour the memory of the first women in politics in modern Georgia, the Women’s Information Centere (WIC) and the National Archives of Georgia are managing an exhibition named ‘Women Members of the Constituent Assembly 1919-21’

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International Women's Day Rally, Tbilisi, Georgia

2015-03-10

Marking International Women’s Day, the Georgian Women’s Movement (GWM) took to the streets to call for greater gender equality in the political life of the country

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Georgian President nominates new Chairman of Supreme Court

2015-02-17

Nino Gvenetadze, a lawyer with six years’ experience as a Supreme Court Judge, was named by the President today

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President declares 2015 as Women’s Year

2015-01-21

Giorgi Margvelashvili discussed the abovementioned issue at the meeting with famous women at the presidential residence

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An Open Letter to the Feminists of My Life: Grandmothers, Mothers, and Sisters

2014-12-15

Today, feminists and their allies are demonstrating together in 24 cities of Georgia to stand up against the growing epidemic of femicide and counter-violence against women

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