Sexual harassment in public and at work will become an administrative offence in Georgia if a new bill initiated by the Parliament’s Gender Equality Council is passed. [Read more…]
Georgia’s first woman president Salome Zurabishvili has come under fire from women’s groups for appointing as her parliamentary secretary a man who ‘portrayed sexual harassment as almost the norm’. The groups cited comments made by Dimitri Gabunia while representing former NGO-head Zviad Devdariani, who has been accused of sexual harassment and sexual assault by around dozen women. [Read more…]
The Public Defender of Georgia has found that Zviad Devdariani, the former head of local non-governmental organisation CiDA, sexually harassed three women. [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.