Gender Marker Score 2 Projects

South Africa: Step It Up for Gender Equality in South African Media

Gender Competition 2020 – GG2 – 1st Place CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE Gender-based violence (GBV) remains one of the biggest obstacles to development in South Africa, with rape, domestic violence and intimate-partner violence particularly prevalent: one in five women over the

Afghanistan: “The Promotion of the Rule of Law (RoL) in Afghanistan”

EMPOWERING CHANGE AGENTS FOR WOMEN’S RIGHTS CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE The situation for women in Afghanistan is one of the most deteriorating in the world. Women are perceived as incubators, inferior and objects. Local traditions and customary values are highly patriarchal.

Algeria: Concours genre 2020 de la GIZ

Contexte du projet : En Algérie, la participation des femmes aux activités politiques, publiques et sociales rencontre une grande discrimination. Certes plusieurs dispositifs (loi) institutionnels ont été déployés par le gouvernement afin d’assurer l’égalité d’accès aux décisions politiques et publiques,

South Africa: “I INITIATE” – YOUTH UNITING AGAINST GBV AND LGBTI DISCRIMINATION

GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE (GBV) PREVENTION IN SOUTH AFRICAN SCHOOLS   CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE In Southern Africa, gender-based violence is among the most severe and widespread human rights violations. According to Moult et al (2014): • Girls tend to be the victims

India: INCUBATION AND ACCELERATION SUPPORT FOR WOMEN-LED ENTERPRISES IN INDIA (Her&Now)

PROMOTING ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT OF WOMEN Gender Competition 2020 – GG2 – 1st Place CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE The Indian start-up scene is on the rise. Across the metropolitan cities incubators and accelerators are set up to provide support for aspiring entrepreneurs.

Bolivia: Energía y luz para un nuevo tiempo en la vida de las mujeres de Tarija – Bolivia

SETAR: La primera empresa pública, Líder en tolerancia cero a la Violencia hacia las Mujeres “Cuando una trabajadora es víctima de la violencia hacia la mujer, su producción cae como si al año dejara de trabajar dos meses completos”. Zaida

Bolivia: Mano a Mano para la Prevención de la Violencia contra las Mujeres

“Aprendí a que hay que respetar y no pegar y sobre todo decir ‘¡No a la violencia!’” “Aprendí que no tienen que pegar a las mamás y que ‘¡Yo soy Valiosa!’” Testimonios de niñas y niñas participantes de la Ruta

Maghreb: Conteuses de Maghreb

Contexte et initiative : C’est au nom du Programme régional « Promotion du rôle des Femmes au Maghreb » que nous avons le plaisir de vos présenter une des mesures que nous appuyons en partenariat avec le projet CREM «Coopération

Germany: eSkills4Girls

For digital technologies to unfold their positive potential on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, the gender digital divide has to be overcome – this is the main message of the BMZ initiative #eSkills4Girls. Currently, women only hold 24 percent of

MENA: Regional approach to institutionalize gender mainstreaming

Women’s political participation in the Middle East is among the lowest worldwide. A goal of the programme Strengthening Women in Decision Making in the Middle East – LEAD is to support an enabling environment for gender equality and women’s leadership

Afghanistan: Contributions of the GIZ Promotion of the Rule of Law in Afghanistan (ROL) Project to Gender Equality in Afghanistan

CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE In Afghanistan, customary values and patriarchal norms entail many restrictions for women, despite their constitutionally guaranteed rights to equality and free movement. Women are poorly represented in public offices, particularly in the justice sector. Their interests and needs

Germany: Putting Gender Equality at the Core of the G20

Women20 as International Implementation Partner    Background Diversity and full participation are es-sential for fostering resilient, sustaina-ble and viable economies and socie-ties. Equal rights and women’s eco-nomic empowerment are thus funda-mental for a prosperous world and so-cial development. The Women20

Peru: La Ruta Participativa

In Peru, despite the law having made progress, violence against women (VAW) is still a serious human rights issue. It affects 68.2% of women who have a partner (ENDES, 2016) and  has negative impacts on society and public health. The