Women’s Initiatives Supporting Group (WISG)

Women’s Initiatives Supporting Group (WISG) is an LBT-led feminist group working to ensure the full involvement equal participation in social, political, cultural and economic life for all women in Georgia.

Women’s Initiatives Supporting Group (WISG) is an LBT-led feminist group working to ensure the full involvement equal participation in social, political, cultural and economic life for all women in Georgia. Their work utilizes a three-pronged strategy to achieve their goals: empower and build leadership of women, advocate for inclusive policies and popularize feminist values to instill societal respect for women on the margins, particularly LBT women. As a result of their recent successful advocacy using Universal Periodic Review mechanism to create pressure on their government, the country is now taking concrete steps to address anti-LBTQ violence and mandate officer training nationally. upports their community mobilization and media engagement strategies aimed at generating positive visibility on LBT issues, including the launch of a new 16 Days Campaign against gender-based violence.

Check out our 2018 International Wom*n’s Day video featuring Maya Tabidze of WISG: