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High Council of Justice of Georgia

High Council of Justice of Georgia

High School of Justice of Georgia

High School of Justice of Georgia

Disciplinary Committee of Judges of Common Courts of Georgia

Disciplinary Committee of Judges of Common Courts of Georgia

Georgian Bar Association

Georgian Bar Association

Coalition for an Independent and Transparent Judiciary

Coalition for an Independent and Transparent Judiciary

National Center for Commercial Law

National Center for Commercial Law

National Center for Alternative Dispute Resolution

National Center for Alternative Dispute Resolution

Arbitration Initiative Georgia

Arbitration Initiative Georgia

USAID/PROLoG supports Women’s History Month with Series of Activities

24 April 2018 TDI public lecture at IliaUni,  TDI representative and Video Protagonists at the panel, Giorgi Chkheidze opening the public lecture

During the Women’s History Month USAID/PROLoG Legal Aid Grantees - Human Rights Center, Georgian Democracy Initiative, Partnership for Human Rights, Tolerance and Diversity Institute, Union Sapari, GYLA as well as USAID/PROLoG-funded Human Rights Chair at Ilia State University organized the series of the events in Tbilisi and other regions of Georgia, specifically in Kvemo Kartli, Samtskhe Javakheti, Imereti. The events aimed to respond the problems that are currently faced by women in Georgia and to raise awareness of women’s rights in the country.

The topics of the meetings with representatives of general public covered problems in the field of gender-based violence, early marriage and domestic violence, while explaining to them ways how to defend their rights in case of need.

NGO representatives also met medical personnel to discuss approaches how to identify victims of domestic violence and how to prevent violence in future. The relevant statistics was also presented to the attendees.

Public lectures, debates and panel discussions organized by the Human Rights Chair from Ilia Uni. covered the topics such as “Who is Kato Mikeladze?”, “The Role of Gender in Judicial Decision-Making” with participation of Anna Dolidze, Member of the High Council of Justice, “Gender Based Violence – Investigation, Litigation and Protection of Victims”, “Equal Pay for Equal Work“ discussing the standards and methodology for collecting gender-disaggregated data and the challenges the National Statistics Office faces.

Tolerance and Diversity Institute conducted video screenings and follow up discussions at IliaUni Tbilisi, Kutaisi and Batumi. TDI showed mini documentary videos: Hurie - story of a Muslim girl from highland Adjara. She speaks about her experience, social stereotypes against women wearing a headscarf in public, and her fight against those stereotypes by means of civic activism and religious practice; Nigerian Girl in Tbilisi - who reflects on racist attitudes as well as positive environment she experienced in Georgia.

PROLoG is actively engaged in strengthening legal education and raising the awareness of women’s rights in Georgia and continues to support various projects, events, activities, seminars as well as trainings.

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