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2009-11-04
Young Mother Threatens to Leave Her Child In Front Of the Ozurgeti District Administration
“Unless they assist me, I will have to leave the child in front of the building of the district administration; it will be better for me… I do not want him to die of hunger. He has not eaten for three days,” said Manana Goguadze who lives in extreme poverty. Despite it she does not get allowance for socially disable people. She cannot get the allowance for the mother with many children and physically disable people either.

2009-05-29
Estonian Survey Showed That Domestic Physical Assault Is Common In Georgia
“Violator is using force because he feels others are afraid of him”

The Estonian non-governmental organization “Open Society” carried out a survey in Georgia and Estonia regarding domestic violence. The target group of the survey was doctors who have personal contact with the victims of domestic violence. The result of the survey was quite grave. There are several forms of violence in Georgia – physical, psychological and sexual.

2009-02-02
Abortion Age Decreased – Now Girls of 14 Have Abortions
68 000 Women Die from Illegal Abortions around the World

The problem of illegal abortions is still serious in the 21st century. 67 900 women died from illegal abortions in the world ever year. Illegal abortion is a problem in Georgia as well. 14-19 year old girls apply to doctors for abortions more frequently.  It is new for the country.

2009-01-14
One Woman per Minute Dies in the World As a Result of Pregnancy Complications
Journalistic Investigation

“One of the reasons of the death among mothers and infants is family violence.”

According to official statistics 15 mothers and 2 325 infants died during last three years in Georgia. However, the data is not exact and the number of death is much more. Besides that, 1 371 cases of dead-born children were recorded during recent three years. 99% of death-rate among mother comes on developing countries. As for the reasons, they are: family violence, social conditions, education, post-childbirth complications and risky abortions (in basements, in secret cabinets).

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