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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.

RIA of ILO C183 – Maternity Protection Convention
05 July 2021

Adopted in 2000 by the International Labour Organization (ILO), the Maternity Protection Convention (C183) set the minimum standards that need to be implemented worldwide in order for pregnant women and working mothers to be adequately protected in the labour market. Since its adoption, 39 countries have ratified the Convention. Georgia, an ILO member since 1993, has not yet done so.

Regulatory Impact Assessment of ILO C183 – Maternity Protection Convention
30 June 2021

The Maternity Protection Convention, 2000 (No. 183), was established by the ILO to promote “equality of all women in the workforce and the health and safety of the mother and child”. The Convention sets minimum standards that need to be implemented in order for pregnant women and working mothers to be adequately protected in the labour market.

Quitting or Going Underground? How Georgians Responded to Increased Tobacco Regulations
31 May 2021

here I explore topics connected to the local economic and health impacts of smoking, and the corresponding policy responses from the authorities.

Tobacco Control in Georgia
19 April 2021

Smoking and passive smoking are some of the main problems for public health in Georgia.

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