Ministry of labour and social affairs promotes alternative to placing vulnerable young people in orphanages or children’s homes.
Rights organisations maintain that systematic lack of action in investigating such crimes serves to empower perpetrators.
Experts believe that Moscow is now aiming to divert resources, given the heavy costs of its ongoing invasion.
Anger over potential plans to drop the decades’ long demand for territory’s independence.
Russia accounts for 40 per cent of financial outlay, and some companies are already suffering.
Country’s most prominent transgender activist describes her struggle to protect her community from discrimination and violence.
While children have access to free therapy, treatment centres are not equipped to support adults.
Svaneti residents turned to ancient rituals to fight electricity shortages caused by virtual currencies.
Parents are forced to shoulder a significant burden to ensure that their children receive proper schooling.
Hundreds of thousands of displaced people have been living in dire conditions for decades.