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#Women‘s Rights

Georgian pro-government media owner hit with sexual harassment allegations

Ramishvili, a prominent pro-government public figure and anchor at POS TV, was found guilty of sexual harassment in 2018.

Georgian pro-government media owner hit with sexual harassment allegations

Ramishvili, a prominent pro-government public figure and anchor at POS TV, was found guilty of sexual harassment in 2018.

Bakhtiyar Hajiyev ends hunger strike after release of intimate images

The Azerbaijani social activist had been on hunger strike against his detention for 50 days.

Bakhtiyar Hajiyev ends hunger strike after release of intimate images

The Azerbaijani social activist had been on hunger strike against his detention for 50 days.

Russian women’s rights activist barred from entering Georgia

Anna Rivina is the founder of Nasiliu.Net, an organisation providing services and shelter to victims of domestic violence.

Russian women’s rights activist barred from entering Georgia

Anna Rivina is the founder of Nasiliu.Net, an organisation providing services and shelter to victims of domestic violence.

Woman denied passport in Chechnya for not having ‘male guarantor’

Human rights activists claim that this is a common occurrence in Chechnya.

Woman denied passport in Chechnya for not having ‘male guarantor’

Human rights activists claim that this is a common occurrence in Chechnya.

New pro-queer and feminist green party launches in Georgia

Several hundred supporters and members attended the launch of the Georgian Greens party in Tbilisi.

New pro-queer and feminist green party launches in Georgia

Several hundred supporters and members attended the launch of the Georgian Greens party in Tbilisi.

Man allegedly burns ex-wife to death in western Georgia

The news is the latest in a spate of high-profile cases of femicide and violence against women in Georgia.

Man allegedly burns ex-wife to death in western Georgia

The news is the latest in a spate of high-profile cases of femicide and violence against women in Georgia.

Azerbaijani child bride dies during childbirth

Shabinur Isayeva, 17, was married when she was 15.

Azerbaijani child bride dies during childbirth

Shabinur Isayeva, 17, was married when she was 15.

Georgian tennis star Nikoloz Basilashvili cleared of abusing ex-wife

Basilashvili was arrested for allegedly attacking his ex-wife in May 2020.

Georgian tennis star Nikoloz Basilashvili cleared of abusing ex-wife

Basilashvili was arrested for allegedly attacking his ex-wife in May 2020.

Baku court sentences man to 5 years for rape of teenage activist

The verdict comes after a prolonged battle by the victim and her family for the authorities to take action.

Baku court sentences man to 5 years for rape of teenage activist

The verdict comes after a prolonged battle by the victim and her family for the authorities to take action.

Opinion | Women with disabilities have the same right to a private life as anyone else

In Georgia, the social stigmas around disabilities combine with patriarchal attitudes in destructive ways.

Opinion | Women with disabilities have the same right to a private life as anyone else

By Esma Gumberidze

In Georgia, the social stigmas around disabilities combine with patriarchal attitudes in destructive ways.