Assessment of the Models for the Implementation of the Equal Pay Review and Reporting (EPRR) Methodology in Georgia
30 September 2021

The Gender Impact Assessment (GIA) of the Models for the Implementation of the Equal Pay Review and Reporting (EPRR) Methodology in Georgia was conducted by the ISET Policy Institute (ISET-PI) as part of its collaboration with UN Women within the scope of the project “Regulatory Impact Assessment and Gender Impact Assessment for Women’s Economic Empowerment in Georgia”.

Does Maternity Protection in Georgia Measure up to International Standards?
06 September 2021

The Georgian legislation remunerates salary at 100% for the duration of 6 months, the cap of 1000 GEL on benefits effectively puts the compensation for a woman and her child below the subsistence minimum.

Should the World Sacrifice the Economy to Save Lives Today?
06 April 2020

On November 25, ISET started a policy seminar series provided by the second year students of ISET’s MA program. The first presentation was delivered by Tamar Bregvadze, Mariam Chachava, Kamran Gasimov and Yervand Martirosyan under the supervision of the head of Energy Concentration at ISET, Norberto Pignatti. The students gave a presentation entitled “Environmental Regulations – Air Pollution”, during which they overviewed different issues related to air pollution in Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan. According to the World Health Organization, more than 92% of the world’s population breathes air with lower quality and purity than the organization considers to be healthy. Furthermore, the problem is especially poignant for developing countries. Recent studies show that mortality due toair pollution in Georgia is approximately 5000 people a year; the same measurement stands at 3000 for Armenia and more than 5000 for Azerbaijan. This again highlights the importance of this topic for Caucasus region.

Social-Economic Policy Analysis with Regards to Son Preference And Gender-Biased Sex Selection in Georgia
05 March 2020

Georgia experienced a significant rise in Sex Ratio at Birth (SRB1) after its independence from the Soviet Union. Currently, it is among twelve countries worldwide where sex imbalances at birth have been observed. The other countries are Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, China, Hong Kong (SAR of China), India, the Republic of Korea, Montenegro, Taiwan (Province of China), Tunisia, and Vietnam.

Advocacy, Media & Communication Strategic Framework and Toolkit to Prevent Gender-biased Sex Selection (GBSS) in Georgia
07 November 2019

Gender-biased sex selection (GBSS) in favor of boys is an indicator of gender discrimination and highlights the inequality towards girls throughout many countries. Patriarchal structures reinforce a preference for sons and perpetuate a societal climate of violence and discrimination against women and girls. GBSS is moreover a symptom of the pervasive social, political, cultural, and economic injustices against women and girls.