Politics

Politics

Nino Burjanadze - Democratic Movement - Program analysis

Women and other vulnarable groups do not have equal access to property rights. It happens to be a male privilege and implemeting any policy that is not gender-sensitive will be damaging especially for women. 

By Anna Iluridze/Read Politics

Free Democrats - Program Analysis

Political ideology of the party is not clearly defined in the program. It is difficult to make conclusions according to the controversial economic and social statements made by the party. 

By Anna Iluridze/Read Politics

Georgian Dream - Program Analysis

According to the number of presented women, Georgian Dream has the worst indicator (12%) among the other parties of coalitions, which will participate in 2016 elections. 

By Anna Iluridze/Read Politics

New Rights Party - Program Analysis

Program refers to women as "different sex" while suggesting a mandatory gender based quotas.  This is quite symptomatic and highlights the fact that women are trully different in the dominant "masculine" political system. 

By Anna Iluridze/Read Politics

Read Politics: Gender-Based Quotas

Article discusses different aspects of gender-based quotas and questions it. Full article is available only in Georgian.

By Anna Iluridze/Read Politics

Reading for Expanding the Battlefield

Reading for Expanding the Battlefield: Politicians do not speak to women. They do not speak about women's issues and their narrative excludes women as political subjects. That is why we have used feminist reading as our methodology to critically analyse political discourse in Georgia.

By Anna Iluridze/Read Politics

Women and Feminism

Chapter from the Georgian translation of publication "Thirty Years of Bundestag Presence: A Tally of the Greens’ Impact on the Federal Republic of Germany’s Political Life and Public Culture". A. Markovits's and J. Klaver's essay.

 

We and the National Congress

1917 year, newspaper "Voice of a Georgian Woman", author: Kato Mikeladze.
Kato responds to the National Congress, where she was denied to read her speech.