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Internally Displaced Persons & Social Cohesion

In Georgia, GNWP and its partner – IDP Women’s Association “Consent” –launched the YWL program in 2021. Young women from across the country – including internally displaced young women and those living in villages along the Administrative Border Line with the breakaway republics of Abkhazia and South Ossetia – participated in online training that enhanced their understanding of leadership approaches, peacebuilding methodologies, and relevant legal frameworks. They also identified key priorities for the program – including leadership, civic education, participation in peace negotiations, and mental and psychological well-being.

© 2021, Young Women Leaders in Georgia during launch meeting held via Zoom due to the COVID-19 pandemic

News & Blogs

Updates on the Young Women Leaders for Peace in Georgia

Media as an Ally in Peacebuilding, Women’s Rights and Gender Equality

May 3, 2021 By Wevyn Muganda, GNWP’s Cora Weiss Peacebuilding Fellow and Michaela Zelenanska, GNWP’s Peacebuilding Program Intern for Eastern Europe and South Caucasus The Global Network of Women Peacebuilders (GNWP) celebrates World Press Freedom Day by highlighting the importance of independent media in building peaceful, gender-equal, and inclusive societies. ...
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Young Women building bridges in Georgia: Launch of Georgia’s Young Women Leaders for Peace program

14 June, 2021 By Michaela Zelenanska, Peacebuilding Programs Intern for Eastern Europe and South Caucasus, GNWP “To me, peace means being able to move freely, cross the border you see behind me. But I cannot do it.” –Georgian participant talking about what peace and security means to them. “Peace means ...
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