Meeting with Students on Issues of Violence against Women

On 27 October, 2016, Deputy Public Defender Ekaterine Skhiladze attended a meeting held within the framework of the project Drink Tea and Talk about Human Rights. The event was organized by the organization Article 1 - Human Rights House.

Ekaterine Skhiladze presented a report on the visit paid by the UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women, itscauses and consequencesto Georgia. In addition, she provided information on the issues of domestic violence, sexual harassment, femicide, early marriage, gender-based sex selection and surrogacy. She reviewed the major risk groups, key factors contributing to violence, and achievements and shortcomings in elimination of violence against women.

The event was held in an informal and free atmosphere, where young people were able to be actively involved in the discussion, ask questions and listen to the speaker's comments on the issues raised by them.

The project Drink Tea and Talk about Human Rights organizes tea meetings with students in order to increase their professional education.

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