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UN Women Georgia's new social campaign focuses on promoting gender equality and empowering women through sport "Georgian language has no gender prejudice, get it out of your head!" is the key message of UN Women Georgia's new social campaign focused on promoting gender equality and empowering women through sport.

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UNITED NATIONS, New York - "I've been a priest for 25 years. During this time, I've met a lot of families ready to terminate their pregnancy just because of expecting a girl," said Giorgi Ugrekhelidze, a religious leader in Georgia. "In most cases, men push their wives to make this decision."

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Safe and child-friendly, Georgia's domestic violence shelters, set up with UN Women support, give women job training and medical, psychosocial and legal assistance to help them rebuild their lives.

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TIBILISI, Georgia - The camera zooms in, panning across a marble mantle covered with family photos of three young boys and their happy, smiling parents, then stops on what studies have shown is a statistically uncommon site in Georgia: A father - in this case Zviad Kvaratskhelia, best-selling author and publisher - sitting in his living room, spending the day alone with his kids - Nikoloz, age 5, Demetre, 3, and Alexandre, 1.