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Georgia UPR Submission on Sexual Violence

9 July 2020

Georgia Submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review

Thirty-Seventh Session of the UPR Working Group of the Human Rights Council

This submission outlines the challenges in the criminal justice system and the legislation of Georgia in addressing sexual violence crimes and provides recommendations for improving access to justice for sexual violence through improving legislation and criminal justice procedures. The authors of the report submit that developing effective criminal law mechanisms for the elimination of sexual violence is a fundamental step in achieving substantive and transformative equality for women and girls in Georgia.

The document is available on the following link: Georgia UPR Submission 2020