Meet Your Defender: Interview with Eliso Amirejibi

Eliso Amirejibi is a human rights defender and the regional coordinator of the Anti-Violence Network of Georgia ( The organization provides temporary shelter, legal assistance and psychological support to victims of domestic violence.

For 16 years Eliso has been helping women and their children who come to the shelter to start a new life. Learn about how she does this and what drives her work in the video.


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There is a story behind every report, every advocacy event and every case at a human rights court. IPHR launched “Meet your defender” campaign to bring you personal stories of human rights defenders from post-soviet space.

To learn more visit “Meet your defender” campaign’s page.