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FGM Uncovered in Georgia

Aida Mirmaksumova
2016-11-07

An IWPR investigation has discovered that hundreds of girls from the ethnic Avar community in eastern Georgia are being forced to undergo female genital mutilation (FGM)

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Ms. Sophie Katsarava has become a Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE)

2016-11-04

Ms. Sophie Katsarava has become a Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE) with an ordination of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II

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Law to cut sex-selective abortions in Armenia 'putting lives at risk'

2016-10-25

Government introduces waiting time after warning that high level of terminations of female foetuses was causing a demographic crisis

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Two National Action Plans for Supporting Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment Approved by the Government

2016-09-05

These policy documents introduce several new developments, as described in a recent interview with Sopo Japaridze, Assistant to the Prime Minister of Georgia on Gender Equality Issues

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Georgia's conservative Olympic outfit scorned by women's rights activists

Umberto Bacchi
2016-08-01

Women's rights activists in Georgia have urged the country's Olympic Committee to pick a more liberal design for its female athletes

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Are Working Women Happy Women? View from the Greater Caucasus

Nino Doghonadze, Norberto Pignatti and Karine Torosyan
2016-04-26

So, working women appear to be less happy than housewives in Armenia and Azerbaijan, and more satisfied with their lives than Georgian housewives

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Breaking the cycle: ending underage marriage in Georgia

2016-04-25

Every year, girls across Georgia become wives and mothers before their 18th birthday. How should the country address underage marriages?

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3 Teen Sisters Crush Coding Records, Stereotypes

Ritika Trikha
2016-04-20

Chances are, 11-year-old programmer Mari Machaidze is growing up in a pretty different world than you and me

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Rural Women voice: invisible barriers


2016-03-31

Rural Women voice: invisible barriers. Rural Women speak on the constraints, that is obscure for the society and the government

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