A local branch of Russian gas giant Gazprom has resumed lawsuits against dozens of families in Daghestan in an attempt to demolish residential buildings along the Mozdok–Kazimagomed gas pipeline. The Daghestani authorities, who promised to find a compromise, have so far failed to resolve the situation. [Read more…]
Yerevan’s homeless population comes from all over Armenia and beyond, but they all have ended up in the same place. There is one shelter in the city, with a capacity of 100, but it is not enough to house the hundreds living on Yerevan’s streets. [Read more…]
Queer people in Georgia are ‘completely defenceless’ against domestic violence, a recent study conducted by Georgian rights group the Human Rights Education and Monitoring Centre (EMC) has found. The study said this frequently results in victims being forced to leave their homes and impacts their education and careers, contributing to homelessness. [Read more…]
Street children in Georgia lack access to education and healthcare, a new study by UNICEF has found. According to the study, there are places in Georgia known for criminal activities that involve children, but untouched by authorities.