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[vc_row full_screen_section_height="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text]The International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) strongly condemns the violence directed towards the LGBTIQ community and media representatives earlier this month. IPPF calls on the Georgian authorities to investigate the violence and hold all perpetrators accountable to the fullest extent of the law. IPPF is also concerned at reports of inaction by the police during the violence. On 5 July 2021, the participants of LGBTIQ Tbilisi Pride and their allies, as well as journalists covering the Pride, were unable to...

[vc_row full_screen_section_height="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text]On June 24, the European Parliament endorsed a keynote report by Croatian MEP Predrag Fred Matic on "Sexual and Reproductive Health Status and Rights in the EU". Although the European Parliament has repeatedly expressed concern about the lack of awareness of women's rights and gender equality and gross violations of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), this report is the first in the last 10 years to give the SRHR a degree of political significance at EU level. The report...

[vc_row full_screen_section_height="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] IWD Campaign: "Do not leave me alone in the face of the abuser" As a part of International Women's Day IWD, the association Hera XXI launches a one-week campaign called “Don’t Leave Me Alone in the Face of the abuser”. The campaign aims to introduce the public the life stories of gender based and sexual violence targeting rape shared by women. Nowadays, the Georgian media has been announcing the growing number of cases of gender based violence and rape which ended...

The Regional President of IPPF EN (The International Planned Parenthood Federation European Network) Gabriel Bianchi held a working meeting with Association "Hera XXI". Within the framework of the visit, meeting-discussion has been held with representatives of association. In addition to this, President attended the activity conducted within the ongoing project in IDPs settlement. After the event, he talked to the beneficiaries to understand their needs. During the visit, he also met partner organizations in the governmental and non-governmental sector....

The group consists of students and graduates with social sciences background, who are interested in research. The topic of four-day training has been an introduction to social research methods. Besides the theoretical section, the training included practical exercises - group work, discussions, Situational tasks, etc....

On 2th of June, Youth Leader of Association „Hera XXI“ Maka Chilingarashvili visited Association’s Regional Youth Group in Akhaltsikhe. Within the framework of the visit member of Regional Youth Groups got information on the ongoing activities of Hera XXI under the youth directions and youth programs. Youth Leader introduced to members good practices of Tbilisi youth group and shared the working experience. As a result of sharing experiences Youth group of Akhaltsikhe will start planning and implementing activates and campaigns, focused of...

On 31th of May, Volunteer exhibition/forum was held at the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia. Association „HERA XXI“ has taken a part in the exhibition with other 30 civil organizations. Members of „HERA XXI“ youth group introduced youths about role of volunteerism in the development of their personal skills and civil society....

On 18th of May, Association „Hera XXI“ participated in the volunteer annual exhibition in Kutaisi. The event, which was held at Akaki Tsereteli State University and was attended by youth of different courses and faculty. Youth group members of „Hera XXI“ introduced to the event participants volunteer opportunities in the organization. In addition to this, they presented planned activities and programs of „Hera XXI“. Many young people - boys and girls - became interested in organization’s activities. They said that it is...