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Tamar Tokeshelashvili attends UN World Migration Organization event

Tamar Tokeshelashvili the First Deputy Minister of Justice of Georgia Tamar Tokeshelashvili attended the significant event of the United Nations World Migration Organisation. The minister spoke about the role of women in managing migration processes here.

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Tamar Tokeshelashvili the First Deputy Minister of Justice of Georgia Tamar Tokeshelashvili attended the significant event of the United Nations World Migration Organisation. The minister spoke about the role of women in managing migration processes here.

The First Deputy Minister of Justice also spoke about the role of gender equality  and the importance of women in migration management at an event organized by the World Migration Organization.

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She also underlined the legal and institutional reforms of country implemented in recent times that are a clear confirmation of this issue.She also added in this regard that the Ministry of Justice will ensure gender equality in every area of its jurisdiction as well.

She further highlighted the fact that 47% of women in Georgia own real estate and the Georgian government provides for a nationwide approach and the active involvement of women of the Georgian society in every area of life.

It is to be specifically mentioned that in the year 2022 at least 1857 migrants were registered in the state program of reintegration 63% out of them are women. Similarly 542 beneficiaries receive financial assistance 61% of which are also women.

In addition women make up 84% of beneficiaries receiving funding for the upskilling and learning component. At the same time 60% of women represent beneficiaries participating in financial aid programs supporting self-employment and job creation.

She emphasized that the return of migrants and reintegration is a priority for the country, the Republic of Georgia. There are currently targeted programs that help to reintegrate returned migrants. It means that the migrants themselves are involved in the implementation of this program at every level.

At the end of his speech Tamar Tkshelashvili thanked the World Migration Organization for its constant support on the issue of migrants’ return and reintegration. In addition the First Deputy Minister of Justice emphasized the important role of the United Nations and the European Union in supporting Georgia on the path of European integration which in turn will play a major role in managing migration policy.

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