5th Annual Conference in Gender Studies, CSS/IGS TSU

The Center for Social Sciences and Institute for Gender Studies at Tbilisi State University organized the 5th annual conference in Gender Studies on

"Gendered Identities, Attitudes, and Perceptions"

The conference was conducted within the frameworks of 16 Days of activism against Gender Based Violence, as well as it was dedicated to the 10th anniversary of Center for Social Sciences.

The conferenece aimed to bring together established and emerging international and local scholars willing to share their research findings about the impact of gender in the construction of identities, shaping of attitudes and perception. Also interplay of gender-with those viewpoints and practices that are upholding discrimination and violation of rights of different groups of women and members of LGBT community and thus, hinder elimination of gender inequalities.

Conference Dates: November 14, 2013 
Conference Venue: TSU I block, room #101 
Conference Language: English and Georgian (simultaneous translation provided)

Press Release

Conference Program:

Maia Barkaia, Challenges to Achieving Gender Equality in Georgia

Rusudan Kervalishvili, Involvement of Women in Peace and Security (Georgia)

Lela Gaprindashvili, Woman Actor,  Actress and Author

Gvantsa Jibladze, Nana Chabukiani, Natia Ubilava, Anti Domestic Violence Low Analyses: The Case of Georgia, ppt

Anna Gunia, The Influence of Minority Stress Caused by Social Stigma on the Lesbian Women Living in Tbilisi, ppt

Landa Lursmanashvili, Zurab Alkhanishvili, Nino Gvasalia, Irma Bakuradze, Research of Gender Stereotypes Impact on Georgian Dentistry

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