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Coalition for an Independent and Transparent Judiciary

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Arbitration Initiative Georgia

Arbitration Initiative Georgia

HRC Conducts Informational Meetings with High School Students in Kvemo Kartli

07 June 2018 HRC representative Nino Tlashadze and Expert Ida Bakhturidze talking to high school students in Tsalka

On May 31, representatives of the Human Rights Center’s Tbilisi and Kvemo Kartli offices, under the USAID/PROLoG legal aid project “Promote access to justice for women, religious and ethnic minorities in the regions of Georgia,” met with high school girls from the Tsalka public schools in Kvemo Kartli. Together with Ida Bakhturidze, Country Coordinator of Women Engage for a Common Future, and the leader of the Georgian Women’s Movement, HRC conducted an informational meeting with the students, their teachers and school director, a total of 60 participants.

HRC’s project coordinator Nino Tlashadze opened the meeting with a presentation of the project goals, describing importance of increase access to justice for women and ethnic minority groups that HRC is oriented on. Ida Bakhturidze then discussed issues related to early/forced marriage, as well as its potential social and health risks. The students were actively involved in the discussion and spoke about gender stereotypes and roles in the local community, as well as the barriers that prevent them from accessing educational opportunities after marriage. According to the students, they often discuss these topics at school and their teachers participate in the discussions as well.    

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