November 27, 2018
Panel Discussion on Prevention of Gender Based Violence and Discrimination
A panel discussion on prevention of gender based violence was held within the 16 Days Global Campaign against Gender Based Violence at the Ilia State University. The event was organised by the EU Project “Support to the Inter-Agency Commission on Gender Equality Issues” in cooperation with Ilia State University School of Law – Human Rights Department, EWMI Program “Promoting Rule of Law in Georgia” (USAID/PROLoG). The 16 Days Campaign against Gender-Based violence is a variety of activities that have one common goal: To end the violence against women and girls in the worldwide. The panel speakers were Tamar Chugoshvili, First Deputy Chairperson of the Parliament, Chair of Gender Equality Council of the Parliament, Sopo Japaridze, Assistant to the Prime Minister on Human Rights and Gender Equality Issues, Chair of the Inter-Agency Commission on Gender Equality, Violence against Women and Domestic Violence Issues, Londa Toloraia, Human Rights’ Department Director of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Patricia Rosa Garcia, Team leader of the EU Project Support to the the Inter-Agency Commission on Gender Equality Issues.
The 16 days Campaign against Gender-Based violence lasts from November 25th to December 10th – the International Day on Human Rights. The campaign has been held since 1991 and more than 154 countries have been taking part in it. The campaign unites various activities having one common goal: to end violence against women and girls worldwide.