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'I have been to hell and beck, and let me tell you – it was wonderfull.' Podcast (16) about arts (in Georgian):

MA in Gender Studies, Tbilisi State University. Research Interests: Sexuality Politics, Labor, Lesbian Feminism, Women's History.

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Based on life history interviews with internally displaced women, my goal is to understand how displaced women remember, revisit and construct their past prior to the armed conflict and in relation to their present circumstances, how they experienced and describe violent events and the aftermath, how they reflect on and make sense of their lives in protracted displacement up to the present time.

Feminist Library

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"I wish that freedom could be a blank page for you, which you can fill as you wish and write on it, what you desire - fearlessly and freely." Full article is available only in Georgian or could be read in German here.

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Article analyzes the agenda, policy and practice of the feminist groups in Georgia based on the interviews with The Independent Goup of Feminists, Women's Movement, Women's Gaze and The Georgian Young Greens.

Women's Museum

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1905-53 / Sculptor, painter. While studying at the Tbilisi State Academy of Art, young Tamar attracted the attention of Iakob Nikoladze, who invited her to his studio to learn sculpture.

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1838-1919 / Poet, actress. Nino had a difficult and tragic youth. In the 1860s Nino's poems were published in many journals: Tsiskari, Droeba, Iveria, Kvali, Teatri, Teatri da Tskhovreba, Sakhalkho Gazeti, Tsnobis Purtseli, Nakaduli and Jejili.

Women Speakers

Research Coordinator at the Center for the Study of Social Movements, Ilia State University; Research Interests: Soviet and Post-Soviet History and Politics; Georgian Political Elite; Social Movements; LGBTQ movements and activism in Georgia; Georgian-Abkhazian and Georgian-Ossetian Dialogue.

Doctor of Philosophy in History, CEU, Budapest.

Blog

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Article covers project of Constitutional Amendments and gender issues in it. 

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A draft by feminist artist under the project "Who is NOT afraid of Feminism?"

Feminism and Gender Democracy

Welcome to Heinrich Boell Foundation South Caucasus's new, feminist web-site!  This new platform will be exclusively dedicated to our gender democracy projects.

Gender democracy is one of the basic principles of Heinrich Boell Foundation. The concept postulates equal rights, opportunities and access to resourses for all members of society. Development of events in the region demonstrates that human rights, especially minority rights, are not guaranteed in the countries. Accordingly, HBF actively supports projects which promote gender democracy. Our gender component covers educational programs, discussions, gender researches and other public activity, which contribute to democratization of the region.

We proudly present the materials, which have been collected during our work in South Caucasus region and which will be constantly updated.

50 Women Fight for Change: Story That Still Continues

Film: Who is afraid of feminism? English subtitles

Documentary movie - "Who is afraid of feminism in Georgia?" was filmed during the feminist lecture series, which were organized in Ozurgeti and Kutaisi (cities in the west Georgia) during Autumn 2013. Film Language: Georgian with English subtitles. Director: Ia Barateli

Newest Publications

Georgian translation of Nancy Frasers last publication.