New allegations of sexual misconduct have emerged against the clergy of the Georgian Orthodox Church. On Tuesday, Dusheti Archbishop Zosime Shioshvili was accused of sexually assaulting a male student at the Tbilisi Theological Academy in the 1980s, when he was rector of the institution. [Read more…]
Member of the ruling Georgian Dream party fraction in the Tbilisi City Council (Sakrebulo) has been accused by a former member of his staff of sexual assault. [Read more…]
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.
A large number of women’s issues have to do with stigmas and stereotypes that are based on non-existent biological differences between men and women. According to a lot of people, mental capabilities, functions, beauty standards, preferences, and more, vary between sexes. This in turn causes problems for women, problems that are often ignored or not perceived as problems in the first place. What puzzles me is that people are sometimes even more oblivious to women’s issues that arise from an actual, existent difference between the two genders. [Read more…]