Kutaisi GAC completed research for evaluation of local gender needs

4 focus-groups, 4 in-depth interviews, 200 inquires – these methods were used for questioning 241 people and these are the results of Kutaisi GAC in research of local gender needs.
Target groups and directions were defined: education, economics and infrastructure, local self-government, women’s rights – in-depth interview were made with the experts of these spheres.
Students, media, NGOs, people with disabilities – method of focus-group was used for their needs research.
After research women-IDPs were inquired, young IDPs, ethnical minorities, socially unprotected people.
As a result of research, GAC members presented relevant reports and transcripts. The recommendations will be elaborated, which will be submitted to Kutaisi Sakrebulo, in order to more obviously reflect gender needs in 2016 city budget.
The project is implemented with the support
 of the UN Women’s Fund for Gender Equality