With the support of Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the UN Women is implementing a 37-month project "Joint Action for Women's Economic Empowerment of Women in Georgia" (JAWE). The project was launched in December 2017 and works with the private sector, government agencies, including women entrepreneurs. The main goal of the project is for women, especially the poorest and most vulnerable, to be economically empowered and take advantage of every opportunity in Georgia.
Three outcomes of the project:
The common goal of the partnership between UN Women and Georgian Chamber of Commerce and Industry is to increase the number of companies among the members of the Chamber that will take measures in increasing women's economic rights and opportunities.
Significant attention will be paid to the development of gender issues in Georgian Chamber of Commerce and Industry. After the completion of the project, GCCI will continue to take the necessary measures to expand the economic rights and opportunities of women in its member companies and to increase the awareness of gender issues.
Expected outcomes of the partnership between Georgian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the UN Women:
100 companies will be trained to raise awareness of women's economic rights and opportunities;
15 companies will sign the WEPs implementation;
5 members of Chamber's staff will be able to advise companies on developing WEPs impelenting mechanism.