8 March

March 8 rally in Tbilisi calls for more women in politics

By | March 9th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , |

(DF Watch.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Labour rights and women’s political participation were the central issues during the International Women’s Day rally in Tbilisi. The rally included speeches and performances organised by a coalition of various feminist, LGBT, […]

Ombudsman highlights remaining challenges on Women’s Day

By | March 8th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

Ucha Nanuashvili. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–On the International Women’s Day, Georgia’s Public Defender highlighted problems related to protection of women’s labor rights, supporting women’s participation in decision-making and elimination of violence against women. Ucha Nanuashvili […]

Women’s representation in Georgia unchanged for over a decade

By | March 8th, 2015|Categories: Minorities|Tags: , |

Eka Beselia, head of the human rights committee in parliament. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The percentage of women in local government has remained unchanged for the last fourteen years, according to campaigners. There are currently 11 percent women in city and municipal assemblies. In the previous period, there were 10 percent […]