Georgia - Country Profile

No. of pages: 28

Publication date: 2019

Author: UNFPA

This country profile offers an updated review of how the practice of son preference and gender-biased sex selection has been evolving in Georgia and explores different aspects influencing the sex ration at birth behavior. It identifies the root causes, determinants and consequences of the practice of son preference and gender-biased sex selection, as well as policy measures taken to eliminate this harmful practice and its root cause, which is gender inequality and the discrimination of girl.