Country Georgia
Year 2019
Type of Measure Other relevant laws > Employment/Labor law
Form of Violence Sexual harassment

Brief Description

In order to align Georgian legislation with international obligation such as EU Directive 2006/54/EC and CEDAW General Recommendation #19, the Parliament of Georgia approved a bill on sexual harassment. According to the amendment approved in May 3, 2019 legal framework of Georgia now includes the definition of Sexual Harassment. Changes to the Labor Code classify sexual harassment as a form of unlawful discrimination at workplace, and define the term as “an unwelcome sexual conduct aiming at/or causing intimidating, hostile, humiliating or degrading environment”.

Source of Information

Georgia's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.12

For more information: Labour Code of Georgia