Members of Kutaisi Women Initiative Group have been working during a month on advocating the problem with the aim to resolve conflict situation. Local self-government is actively involved in this process. An analysis of the situation showed that in case of a positive solution of a problem, the risk of confrontation between the parties will be reduced to a minimum.
Women Initiative Group is a group of women, created in 2016 to prevent crisis and conflict situations, to advocate and solve local social problems related to the human security of women. The groups are established in Khoni, Kutaisi, Tskaltubo, Khurcha (Zugdidi municipality).
The members of Women Initiative Group gathered in the village Khurcha. They worked on the identification of problems.
- Unsolved social problems, the population without transport, absence of a medical center are the reasons that create conflict situations in Khurcha community (Khurcha, Koki).
The participants of the meeting worked on the analysis of the problem: what causes the conflict situation, how much is it possible to solve it.
Members of the group paid attention to local self-government and noted its special role in resolving conflicts at an early stage.
Members of the Women Initiative Group regularly hold information meetings in different communities of Tskaltubo, Kutaisi and Khurcha (Zugdidi Municipality). During meetings with the population, the main problems that create conflict situations at different levels are identified.
Solving the conflict at an early stage means meeting with representatives of various structures of local self-government, with inclusion of majoritarian candidate and lobbying the issue - members of the Women Initiative Group actively use this resource.
The Women Initiative Group gathered in Tskaltubo. The members of the group listened to the moderator's information: what type of conflict situations were identified during informational meetings, and how can it be resolved at an early stage.
After identifying the new problem, participants worked on the action plan and distributed the functions. The Women Initiative Group has already accumulated experience of timely reaction to the conflict. Meetings with representatives of communities, authorities, the media - these activities are part of the action plan to be implemented by the Women Initiative Group.