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UNICEF: Children Still Remain the Most Vulnerable Group in Georgia’s Society

Welfare Monitoring Study is a biennial household survey covering all the government-controlled regions of Georgia. The results for the 2017 round examined the prevalence and distribution of consumption poverty, material deprivation, subjective poverty and social exclusion. “Children still remain the most vulnerable group in Georgia’s society,” said Laila Omar Gad, …

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Every Fifth Child Lives Under Poverty in Georgia UNICEF Says

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Every fifth child lives under poverty and every sixth child lives under subsistence minimum; despite the increase in families’ consumption, people’s income has not changed; poor children still have less chances to attend education institutions than their peers living in richer families – these are some of the findings of …

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Girls Spend 40% More Time on Chores than Boys, UN Report Finds

Girls Spend 40% More Time on Chores than Boys, UN Report Finds

Girls spend 40% more time performing unpaid household chores than boys, according to a new report from the UN children’s agency. Unicef said the difference in time spent working amounted to 160 million extra hours a day worldwide. Two out of three girls cook and clean in the home, and almost half …

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Georgian Gov’t Takes Steps to Support Maternal and Newborn Health

Georgia is stepping up its efforts to provide better care for pregnant women, new mothers and babies. Monitoring of maternal and newborn health was in focus at the Ministry of Labour, Health and Social Affairs of Georgia today where a new, electronic birth registry system was discussed by health officials in working …

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