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USAID/PROLoG Supports Gender Equality Council to Introduce Legislative Package on Prohibition of Sexual Harassment

10 December 2018 USAID/PROLoG Supports Gender Equality Council to Introduce Legislative Package on Prohibition of Sexual Harassment

On November 30, USAID/PROLoG together with UN Women supported a high-level meeting of the Parliament’s Gender Equality Council and other stakeholders on prevention and response to sexual harassment. The meeting was held in the framework of this year’s 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, an international campaign to challenge violence against women and girls. The aim of the meeting was to address sexual harassment and other forms of discrimination. The meeting was led by the Council and attended by representatives of the Government of Georgia, civil society, and other development partners, who discussed the definition of sexual harassment, existing challenges and barriers to its’ prevention, prevention mechanisms and legislation.

During the meeting USAID/PROLoG expert Nino Chikhladze spoke about proposed legislative changes to close the legislative gap in addressing sexual harassment. According to Member of the Parliament Dimitri Tskitishvili, the legislative amendments on prohibition of sexual harassment in public spaces and in the workplace will be introduced to the Labor Code, the Law on Public Service, and the Code of Administrative Offenses, and will introduce a definition of sexual harassment.

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