"The objective of this photo project was to enable women to see themselves through others' eyes. I first photographed my respondents, and then asked them to describe the woman they saw in the photograph".
The documentary "Women in Georgia: Re-learning Gender Equality", produced by the South Caucasus Regional Office of the Heinrich-Böll-Foundation, tells historical backgrounds of gender-equality movements in Georgia.
Public space is not gender neutral. This statement might sound provocative, but if we ask who we see most in the public space and whose interests and comfort it is tailored to, we will discover that the public space to this day remains the domain of young and healthy men of the right religious confession and sexual orientation. Women have fought and won the right to physically occupy the public space, but in the Georgian context this space is not gender sensitive or fitted to women's needs and safety concerns.