From April 29 to May 1, 2020. – The EU-supported Tsalka and Keda Local Action Groups (LAGs) in partnership with CENN, invite you to participate in a cycle of webinars: ‘Women and Covid-19’. Since, quarantine and isolation policies, coupled with financial stress, imply a clear risk for continued and increased gender based and domestic violence in all parts of society the webinar series are designed as a response to the new challenges women are facing in Georgia as a result of the novel coronavirus outbreak. The initiative is a part of the EU supported two ENPARD projects “Keda LEADER” and “EMBRACE Tsalka”.
The webinars will be dealing with various topics in connection to the impact of COVID-19 on women, challenges the women face while in isolation and the possible ways to respond effectively to the occurred challenges.
Webinars will be conducted on the following topics:
April 29, Wednesday, 14:00 – How the Pandemic Affects Women and How to Respond Effectively to Challenges
Speakers: Salome Chagelishvili, Nino Tskipurishvili, Women’s Fund in Georgia
April 30, Thursday, 14:00 – Increased Risks of Violence against Women during a Pandemic
Speaker: Ekaterine Skhiladze, Public Defender of Georgia
May 1, Friday, 14:00 – Responding to the Current Challenges Facing Women through Advocacy