Two women accuse the head of Georgia’s Public Registry of sexual harassment

By | March 27th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

TBILISI, DFWatch–The head of Georgia’s Public Registry has been accused of discrimination and sexual harassment by at least two of the agency’s former female employees. Papuna Ugrekhelidze, the 43 year old chairman of the NAPR, who is currently on a business trip to the US, flatly denied the accusations […]

Kaladze apologises for a sexist remark

By | July 28th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

Tbilisi, DFWatch – Deputy prime minister and minister of energy Kakha Kaladze apologised for sexist remarks he made while commenting on President Giorgi Margvelashvili’s statement about ‘undue connections between political groups and law enforcement’ in the context of the dispute over the Constitutional Court. […]

Being a foreign ‘gogo’ in Georgia

By | September 22nd, 2014|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , , , |

Contestants in the 2011 Miss Georgia competition. (Interpressnews.) It is always challenging to be a foreigner. But being a foreign woman in the Caucasus is even harder. “You will see that in Georgia women are treated like queens, like princesses”. This was one of the first sentences I heard when a Georgian man picked me up at […]