Meetings - in this category there is an information about meetings in frames of Fund “Sukhumi” projects - meetings with beneficiaries, representatives of state structures, local and international non-governmental organizations.
Mukhadjir – it was the name of activity, held in Tbilisi, in National Library of the Parliament, where the fund “Sukhumi” was invited (one of the organizers – Apparatus of the Minister on the issues of raising confidence and usage of Abkhazian Autonomous Republic). It was the memory of history, which caused great pain to the Georgian and Abkhazian peoples.
- We want to tell the Abkhazian, who celebrate the day that we were together in joy and in sorrow, and it always will be like this - it was said at the event.
The exhibition presented a unique photographic material. At the end of the event of Georgian-Abkhazian folklore.
According to organizers, the exhibition will also be held in other cities of Georgia.
Ozurgeti Gender Advisory Council (GAC) has been actively working with local governmental structures.
On May 20, memorandum of cooperation was signed between the GAC and the province of Guria. The joint memorandum was signed by Ozurgeti City Hall, Sakrebulo, Gamgeoba of Ozurgeti municipality and communities.
Governor of Guria - Gia Salukvadze paid attention on the importance of the work in gender direction.
"City Hall of Ozurgeti municipality, is one of the first where gender balance is protected. We will accept any positive initiative and will work with GAC, "- said the Mayor Beglar Sioridze.
Chairman of Sakrebulo - Davit Darchia thanked the GAC for active and necessary work and said: "despite of small budget, we were able to finance several projects. This is a sign that we have gender mainstreaming. We hope we will be an example for other municipalities. "
According to the head of the municipality (Gamgebeli) Merab Chanukvadze, women occupied important positions in the local administration, and very successfully.
"Drawing up a memorandum of cooperation, will give us possibility to do a lot of useful things in the scale of the entire region", - said Lela Natsvaladze, a member of the City Council, Chairman of Ozurgeti GAC.
The project is implemented with the support
of the UN Women’s Fund for Gender Equality
Work with disabled people in partnership with national network of protection from violence.
Om May 20, the second informational meeting was held. Beneficiaries mentioned that pension amount is too low. (I group 150 GEL, II – 100 GEL, III – 70 GEL). In spite of the fact that the Ministry of healthcare provides them with medicines, but they still need to by further more.
Meeting participants received information regarding the meeting of Sakrebulo, which will be attended by some of them together with representatives of the fund “Sukhumi n May 27.
In May 33 mobilization meetings were held in different places of Western Georgia – Kutaisi, Khoni, Tskaltubo, Senkai, Poti and village: Ternali (Tskaltubo Municipality), Nosiri (Senaki Municipality), Khurcha nad Koki (Zugdidi Municipality).
Mobilizers did not leave without attention important date of the month: May 17 – Family Day. There was discussion regarding meaning of family, its sustainability and role of woman.
Basically there were discussed mechanisms of protection women form domestic violence. It was mentioned that it is already 10 years after receiving the law against violence by the Parliament, but its effectiveness is not reached yet.
After mobilization meetings, the women took part in activities, carried out in WSCs and majority of them solved their concrete problems.
The project is implemented with the support of the organization Brot
für die Welt – Evangelischer Entwicklunsdienst (Germany)