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Voice | ‘Life is tough for a young widow’

A woman from Duisi, Pankisi Valley, speaks of being married too young, losing a husband and the hardships of being a widow in a conservative society.

Voice | ‘Life is tough for a young widow’

A woman from Duisi, Pankisi Valley, speaks of being married too young, losing a husband and the hardships of being a widow in a conservative society.

Voice | ‘I have a child, a house, and a business, why on earth would I wash your socks?’

Keti Tomeishvili, 48, from Vani, spent 14 years working abroad to support her family, before coming home and starting a successful business.

Voice | ‘I have a child, a house, and a business, why on earth would I wash your socks?’

Keti Tomeishvili, 48, from Vani, spent 14 years working abroad to support her family, before coming home and starting a successful business.

Voice from Dedoplistskaro | ‘I dreamed of seeing a child protection hotline and calling it’

Sopio Jeterishvili, 19, talks of growing up with a violent and abusive father, and how she finally escaped.

Voice from Dedoplistskaro | ‘I dreamed of seeing a child protection hotline and calling it’

Sopio Jeterishvili, 19, talks of growing up with a violent and abusive father, and how she finally escaped.

Devdariani labels sexual harassment allegations ‘gossip’ and vows to sue eight women

The former head of Georgian non-governmental organisation CiDA said he would file the case in court on Friday.

Devdariani labels sexual harassment allegations ‘gossip’ and vows to sue eight women

The former head of Georgian non-governmental organisation CiDA said he would file the case in court on Friday.

Voice from Guria | ‘The prices for medicines are insane; isn’t this repression?’

Rusudan Chelidze, 80, from the village of Zemo Bakhvi, Guria remembers growing up as the child of a politically repressed family with her sister and the difficulties they had to face.

Voice from Guria | ‘The prices for medicines are insane; isn’t this repression?’

Rusudan Chelidze, 80, from the village of Zemo Bakhvi, Guria remembers growing up as the child of a politically repressed family with her sister and the difficulties they had to face.

Devdariani ‘to sue women’ who have accused him of sexual harassment

At least 10 women have accused Zviad Devdariani, a former NGO head, of sexual harassment or sexual assault.

Devdariani ‘to sue women’ who have accused him of sexual harassment

At least 10 women have accused Zviad Devdariani, a former NGO head, of sexual harassment or sexual assault.

NGO head and women’s rights proponent ‘sexually assaulted women’

A number of women in Georgia have accused Zviad Devdariani, head of CiDA, of harassment, abuse of power, and sexual assault.

NGO head and women’s rights proponent ‘sexually assaulted women’

A number of women in Georgia have accused Zviad Devdariani, head of CiDA, of harassment, abuse of power, and sexual assault.

Voice from Tbilisi | ‘He would marry me if I withdrew the charges’

Salome Zandukeli, 22, talks of how she dealt with her rape, and the reaction of society and of those around her.

Voice from Tbilisi | ‘He would marry me if I withdrew the charges’

Salome Zandukeli, 22, talks of how she dealt with her rape, and the reaction of society and of those around her.

Feminists and transphobic protesters face off in Tbilisi

Homophobic protesters threw eggs and chanted ‘shame’ at a rally by the Women’s Movement, who were calling for more rights for transgender women.

Feminists and transphobic protesters face off in Tbilisi

Homophobic protesters threw eggs and chanted ‘shame’ at a rally by the Women’s Movement, who were calling for more rights for transgender women.

No laws, just shame: Sexual harassment in the South Caucasus

Sexual comments, groping, and worse are something women in the Caucasus must often face, and the laws in place do little to protect them.

No laws, just shame: Sexual harassment in the South Caucasus

By OC Media

Sexual comments, groping, and worse are something women in the Caucasus must often face, and the laws in place do little to protect them.

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