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You can call the police by dialing 112.
There is also a 24-hour hotline on violence in the country. Number — 116 006.
On-line specialists provide information in eight languages: Georgian, English, Russian, Turkish, Azerbaijani, Armenian, Arabic and Persian.
No, the police should help you even if you don’t have any documents with you.
If you are staying in Georgia with migration issues and call the police, under the law, you cannot be evicted until the legal proceedings are over and for the duration of receiving any domestic violence services (such as placement in the shelter). Once these are over — the chances are that an administrative case might be initiated.
For an alien or a stateless person is a survivor, a temporary residence permit shall be issued for him/her as provided for by the legislation of Georgia based on the recommendation of a survivor service provider or of the authority in charge of the proceedings. For an alien or a stateless person is a survivor, he/she may not be returned to the foreign country if it is assumed that in the case of return, his/her safety will not be protected and secured.
Describe the facts of the case and say that you are a survivor of discrimination based on sex or nationality — if this is the case. Also, ask for any protection measures you think will help you.
Usually from 10 minutes to half an hour if you are in Tbilisi.
Call again on 112 and say that the police is not coming. If they still do not come, call 126 — which is the General Inspection of the Ministry of Interior. You can also contact NGOs (list is provided below).
Tell them about the physical, psychological, sexual or economic violence you have experienced. State when exactly this happened.
You need to call 112.
You will get medical help based on any identification documents that you have. It will not be checked whether you’re registered in Georgia, or whether you’re residing in Georgia on a legal basis. But there is a charge for medical care.
Yes, it is safe – medical staff will not check your migration status.
Right to confidentiality, right to quality treatment, right to privacy.
Tell what injuries and pain you have. If you say that someone (e.g. your partner) beat you and therefore you have injuries — be aware that the medical staff will report this incident to the police. They might report even without your consent.
Yes, they should do this.
Investigation will start in the case based on the report from a medical staff. You will be called to the police for questioning.
Georgian Young Lawyers’ Association (GYLA)
Tbilisi, Uznadze st. 101. Tel: 032 299 50 76, email: firstname.lastname@example.org, website: www.gyla.ge
Tbilisi, Akaki Gakhokidze Street 11a. Tel: 032 230 76 03, email: email@example.com, website: www.sapari.ge
Rights of Georgia (formerly “Article 42 of the Constitution”)
Tbilisi, Akaki Gakhokidze Street 11a. Tel: 032 299 88 56, email: firstname.lastname@example.org, website: www.rights.ge
Human Rights Center Tbilisi
A. Gakhokidze Street 11a (former Gagarin 2 lane), III floor. Tel: (+995 32) 2 38 46 48, email: email@example.com, website: www.hridc.org
Partnership for Human Rights (PHR)
Tbilisi, Aleksidze 1, building №2, apartment 26. Tel: 032 233 13 56, email: firstname.lastname@example.org, website: www.phr.ge
Safe YOU — app to protect women from violence, call police and connect with services) – to be downloaded through any smartphone.
112 — is an app for the Georgian police.
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