Ekaterine Skhiladze

Education: Lawyer

Occupation: Head of Gender Equality Department at Public Defender’s Office of Georgia.

Research Interests: Gender based violence; Domestic violence; Women’s labor rights; Early Marriages; Women, peace and Security; Women’s Political Participation.

Languages: Georgian, English.

City: Tbilisi

E-mail: eskhiladze(at)ombudsman.ge


Since 2013, Ekaterine is a head of Gender Equality Department at the Public Defender's Office of Georgia. She’s involved in both, chancellery processes, as well as in information/educational activities regarding women's rights and gender equality issues for both in Tbilisi and other regions. Ekaterine is participating in developing legislative proposals of Public Defender of Georgia and also monitors implementation of international documents.  

In 2012-2013, Ekaterina was in Poland, as intern in “Active Women's Association”. Within the internship, she gave trainings at schools and universities on human rights and gender equality issues.

In 2007-2012 she worked in non-governmental organization "Women's Information Center” and was responsible for organizing meetings, trainings and various projects. At the same time, she coordinated the program against gender based violence.