Two Georgian women have accused police of failing to effectively investigate crimes committed against them by their partners, because of connections they have with government bodies. [Read more…]
Dozens of women’s rights activists gathered in Tbilisi on 10 December to rally against sexual violence and harassment. [Read more…]
Women’s rights activists have presented a petition to Georgia’s Parliament calling for the criminalisation of sexual harassment in public and at workplaces. [Read more…]
Pupils in Georgian schools are frequently subjected to both physical and psychological abuse from adults and peers, according to a recent report from Georgia’s Public Defender. [Read more…]
The remains found in an archaeological study of Kumurdo Cathedral will be buried in a tomb outside the church grounds, according to a statement from Georgia’s National Agency for Cultural Heritage Preservation. The agency says the remains belong to people shot during the Soviet period. [Read more…]
Clashes between locals and police in a village in southern Georgia have left several people injured, including police. [Read more…]
Two leaders of a Georgian queer rights group detained in Batumi on 25 August say they were physically and verbally abused by police. An investigation has been opened into alleged abuse of power.
At the end of July, Chechen authorities reported on the progress of the Commission on the Reunification of Broken Families. They said that ‘in a short time’ they had managed to reunite 240 divorced couples. However, some experts say that such a commission could only work with the help of professional psychologists and NGOs, to get to the real root of family conflicts. [Read more…]