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Giving birth in the pandemic: the struggle and challenges of women in Georgia
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Giving birth in the pandemic: the struggle and challenges of women in Georgia

  Tako Svanidze While Georgia has been praised for how it has dealt with the COVID-19 pandemic, keeping infection and death rates low, state-imposed strict lockdown measures have had a significant effect on new mothers and pregnant women. They became one of the most vulnerable groups during this time because of difficulties accessing adequate health…

Artificial “Life Formula”: Georgian Mothers without the Right to Choose
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Artificial “Life Formula”: Georgian Mothers without the Right to Choose

Artificial “Life Formula”: Georgian Mothers without the Right to Choose Georgian mothers refuse to breastfeed their newborn babies and opt for bottle feeding. The authorities acknowledge that due to outdated legislature and ineffective control mechanisms it is impossible to regulate the breastfeeding of newborns. And, the businesses have taken advantage of the situation. Sofia Tetradze…

Women in Abkhazian Politics
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Women in Abkhazian Politics

When Abkhazia was electing its new president, there were no women candidates among the nominees. In the article below we try to find out what prevents women in Abkhazia from active political participation.   There are many women In Abkhazia who could be engaged in public administration, but they are rarely given the opportunity to do…

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