As an 18-year-old Georgian girl I’ve always been an independent child.My parents are always open-minded about my actions and they know that I don’t want to be dependent on anyone.Manana did everything by herself and no one helped her.I want to be successful like her, because she is one of the few women in Georgia who are independent.However, many women do not work because their families or husbands will not allow it.Often, men are jealous and don’t want their wives to be near other men.
However, in this case, law enforcement got several calls that led them to the teen’s home within 30 minutes. “It’s a good thing that the people watching this called it in,” Bibb County Sheriff David Davis told The Telegraph.
I’ve since worked for various organisations, such as the non-governmental organisation 'Akhalgazrduli Initsiativa - Chaerte' ('Youthful Initiative - Involve') in 2012.
We have worked on various projects, and I received my first salary cheque in July.
Most of my elders believe that women should not have the same rights as men, and while things may have improved a little since the 1990s, it is still very difficult to be a woman in Georgia because this is a very difficult context in which to express yourself.
Opinion from a Georgian teenager As a young woman I feel compelled to talk about the situation faced by young women in my country, about how men treat women, and about my own experience as a young woman in Georgia.