Two former employees are suing the former chair of Georgia’s Public Registry for sexaul harassment. Papuna Ugrekhelidze resigned on Tuesday after media reports citing similar claims of harassment from another former employee, Eka Meskhidze. [Read more…]
The Chair of the National Agency of Public Registry sexually harassed an employee, according to the Public Defender’s Office. Papuna Ugrekhelidze has been accused of harassing at least two former or current employees of the agency.
Zviad Devdariani, the head of a prominent Georgian non-governmental organisation and an outspoken supporter of women’s rights has resigned, after allegations of sexual harassment and sexual assault emerged against him.
Around 150 people gathered on Tbilisi’s Aghmashenebeli Avenue on 19 July, in solidarity with a woman who was threatened with gang rape after criticising a far-right march in the city. Aghmashenebeli was recently host to the ethno-nationalist, male-dominated ‘March of Georgians’.
On 21 January, Union Safari unveiled a legislative proposal and research on sexual harassment in public spaces in Georgia.