Commitment title:

The GoG commits to strive to eliminate gender based violence, child/forced marriage and other harmful practices against women and girls by 2030.

Commitment description:

The government will implement Legislative, Policy and Programmatic commitments, as described above, including: by 2025, fully integrate & implement education on gender equality & reproductive health in the formal education system; implement Communication for Behavior Impact Strategy to trigger social norm change related to child/forced marriage and son preference, ensure access of women and youth with disabilities to DV/VAW services.

Modes of engagement:
  • Change or creation of legislation
    By 2025, fully align national legislation and policies to the provisions of the Istanbul Convention;
  • Policy and guidance
    By 2021, ensure adoption of the next periodic costed 3-year National Action Plans addressing elimination gender-based violence and harmful practices against women and girls
  • Programmatic action
    By 2025 ensure adequate capacities of low enforcement & health systems, and social services for provision of protection & assistance to victims of VAW;
Commitment to be actioned in: Georgia
Submitted from: Georgia
Submitted by
Administration of the Government of Georgia
Thematic area
Address gender-based violence and the harmful practices of child, early and forced marriages and female genital mutilation
Commitment category

(5) (a) Zero sexual and gender-based violence and harmful practices, including zero child, early and forced marriage, as well as zero female genital mutilation; and (b) Elimination of all forms of discrimination against all women and girls, in order to realize all individuals’ full socio-economic potential.