Georgia has made significant progress in terms of improving and harmonizing the legislative framework for the defense of human rights. However, there is still work to be done in terms of its implementation. According to official data, women represent only 15 % (23 members) of the parliament. Although this is about a 9-percentage point increase since [...]
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The main purpose of this shadow report is to synthesize research data and case studies in order to draw attention to gaps in the SDG implementation process in Georgia and highlight successful cases where appropriate. Focusing specifically on SDG 5 – Gender Equality as well as several additional targets, such as SDGs 6 and 7, [...]
On the Interlinkages of Environment & Health in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Read the full report here UN Environment, Women Engage for a Common Future “WECF” and “WECF Georgia” facilitated the National Workshop on Inter-linkages of Environment and Health in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in Tbilisi, on 19-20 February 2018, in [...]
On 19-21 February 2018 WECF organised, with the Georgian government and the UN, a workshop on the Sustainable Development Goals in Tbilisi, Georgia, focussing on the interlinkages between environment, health and gender. On the 21 February 2018 the workshop focused on the Sustainable Development Goal on Gender Equality – SDG5, aiming to set the ways [...]
Gender Assessment of Sustainable Development Goal #5 A gender assessment research was undertaken by the organization We Research within the auspices of the project ‘’Women 2030’’ funded by the European Union and implemented by WECF International. Previous research in Georgia indicates that traditional understandings of gender roles are deeply rooted and widespread among the [...]
WECF organises with Georgian government and the UN a workshop on the Sustainable Development Goals in Tbilisi, 19-21 February 2018 On 19-21 February 2018 WECF organises with Georgian government and the UN a workshop on the Sustainable Development Goals in Tbilisi, Georgia, focussing on the interlinkages between environment, health and gender. The first 2 days [...]
In cooperation with UNEP, Gender Center Moldova, WISDOM and Eco-Tiras, WECF is organising these policy dialogues on the Sustainable Development Goals, Gender Equality and Environmental Health in Moldova.
WECF organised the regional meeting of the Women2030 project in Batumi, back to back with the 8th Ministerial Environment for Europe Conference, Georgia. The EECCA (Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia) regional meeting of the Women2030 project, the first of four regional meetings for the project, took place in Batumi, Georgia, June 6 and 7, back [...]
by Jeanette Sequeira (Global Forest Coalition) and Audrey Ledanois (Women Engage for a Common Future) This year, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women on November 25th comes toward the end of a particularly difficult one for women across the world, who with COVID-19 have faced domestic violence during lockdowns and financial [...]
Over 350 lesbians* bringing #LesbianGenius to the world, gathered for 3 days in a Soviet era Turist hotel, guarded like a fortress by police and National Guard, where the halls were renamed for three days honouring fierce feminists. The second European Lesbian * Conference (EL * C) took place in April in Kiev, Ukraine. It [...]