The Lives of Nannies – Research Article from CAT Fellow

This Article was developed by Ina Charkviani for the Centre for Training and Consultancy (CTC). The present paper describes the impact of COVID-19 on babysitters in Georgia. "The pandemic seems to have exposed how vulnerable are the daily lives of women involved in care work. A job, which at the…

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About Job Shadowing – Insights from CAT Fellow

I remember two years ago; I didn't even know what the term "Job Shadowing" meant. I discovered the meaning when I heard about the Community Action Training (CAT) project, through which I later experienced what it means to be a job shadower. Before the job shadowing in Jelgava, Latvia, there…

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‘Eleven Georgian Stories from Chernobyl’ – Insights from CAT Fellow

This Blog was developed by Tamar Meskhi for the Centre for Training and Consultancy (CTC). Eleven Georgian Stories from Chernobyl - Project Summary The final product elaborated under the CAT fellowship program is a book titled Eleven Georgian Stories from Chernobyl – a collection of personal stories of the people…

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Global pandemic through gender lens – Research Article from CAT Fellow

This Article was developed by Meri Natroshvili for the Centre for Training and Consultancy (CTC). (more…)

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Success Story – Ilkin Aliyev

"In Azerbaijan, when you are recognized as an activist, more pressure comes from society. Because of this, I often avoid calling myself an activist, although if we look at the definition of the term, yes, I am an activist", says Ilkin Aliyev, chairperson of a volunteer youth association based out…

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About Job Shadowing – Insights from CAT Fellow

Warm Greetings from Azerbaijan! The CAT programme was my first activity as a youth worker and civil activist. (more…)

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Success Story – Esma Gumberidze

‘A PwD activist has a two-fold objective: in addition to being involved in activism in general, they should also act as self-advocates, says Esma Gumberidze, Georgia’s youth delegate to the UN, a young European ambassador and a CAT participant. (more…)

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Success Story – Tamara Chakvetadze

‘I adore children. Creating safe environment for them is my priority. The most effective protection we can give to children is to learn how to hear them out’, says Tamara Chakvetadze, a Parenting Program coordinator, trainer and a CAT program participant. (more…)

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Success Story – Mabila Mursalova

Mabila Mursalova graduated from the Community Action Training (CAT) course in 2018 and was also engaged in the fellowship program. (more…)

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“A Story of Self and Us”- Insights from CAT Fellow

This Blog was developed by Umut Kydyrgychova for the Centre for Training and Consultancy (CTC) as a letter of gratitude. (more…)

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