The LGBTI rights and the Revolution

The political party of the revolution leader Nikol Pashinyan – the Civil Contract – was founded in 2015, and it did not even mention the rights of LGBTI in its founding documents and programmes. 

By Arthur Minasyan

Feminism and Gender Democracy

Welcome to Heinrich Boell Foundation South Caucasus's feminist web-site!  This platform will be exclusively dedicated to our gender democracy projects.Gender democracy is one of the basic principles of Heinrich Boell Foundation. The concept postulates equal rights, opportunities and access to resourses for all members of society. We proudly present the materials, which have been collected during our work in South Caucasus region and which will be constantly updated.

50 Women Fight for Change: Story That Still Continues

Feminist Library

A Story about Armenian Emancipation: The Long Way to the Dawning


I woke up knowing that this time around there would be no way to reach the center by car. The morning of April 16, 2018 was going to be busy for many that had been fed up with cronyism, corruption and complete isolation of the government from its own people. The leader of the parliamentary minority had called on the citizens to block the main roads, bridges and other key intersections. It was already the third day of the peaceful standoff between the disenchanted citizenry and the ruling elite. 

By Nvard Manasian


Women Speakers

Nana Chabukiani

She has eight years of academic and applied research. Her interest includes gender, religion and minority issues.

Lana Mushkudiani

Independent Gender Researcher; Feminist. Since 2014 working differently in projects regarding gender and women’s issue in Georgia. Her Master Research Paper is about the Domestic Violence and Police Response.

Women's Museum

Aneta Dadeshkeliani

1872-1922 / Poet / Philanthropist. Aneta Dadeshkeliani wrote poems and published them in the contemporary press. She was in involved in the work of the Society for the Spreading of Literacy among Georgians and took part in their activities. 

By Rozeta Gujejiani, Ketevan Khutsishvili

Julia Mlokosevich

1838-19?? / Biologist. Julia was born in Lagodekhi, Georgia in 1872,  in the family of famous naturalist Ludvig Mlokosevich. She has contributed to establish the Lagodekhi reserved territories. 

By Eva Lomtadze