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Nepal: INCLUDE: Inclusive Development of the Economy Programme in Nepal

STRIVING TOWARDS GENDER EQUALITY & SOCIAL INCLUSION INCLUDE stands for the Inclusive Development of the Economy Programme in Nepal. It contributes to a socially balanced economic growth, by reaching out to poor and ultra-poor inhabitants, who are or could be

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Colombia: Programa “Chiribiquete”

¿Qué es el Programa Chiribiquete? Colombia hace parte de los cinco países con mayor biodiversidad a nivel mundial, considerándosele por esto como “megadiversa”. Gran parte de esta biodiversidad está ubicada en la Amazonía Colombiana, la cual es amenazada por la

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Mexico: Amigos sin Frontera (Selva Maya)

Soy Saúl George Robles y trabajo en la GIZ México, particularmente en el Programa Selva Maya, como Asistente de Comunicación y Administración; formo parte del equipo GIZ desde el 5 de octubre de 2015. Cuando nos enteramos de la presente

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Timor Leste: Advisory and Training for the Maritime Sector in Timor-Leste (ATMI-TLS)

Project title: Advisory and Training for the Maritime Sector in Timor-Leste (ATMI-TLS) Project data: Commissioned by: German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development Lead executing agency: Timor-Leste Ministry for Transport and Communication (MoTC) Duration: 07/2013 – 06/2016 Gender Marker:

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Central America: PREVENIR: La inclusión del enfoque de género en los cursos de formación

Desigualdad, pobreza, crimen organizado y falta de oportunidades para los jóvenes. Estos son sólo algunos de los principales problemas que afectan actualmente a los ciudadanos de la región centroamericana y en especial del Triángulo Norte de Centroamérica, integrado por Guatemala,

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Benin: Zusammen gegen sexuelle Belästigung in Familien und Schulen

    «A mon retour, mes camarades étaient déjà partis. Le professeur me demanda si j’avais un ami. Il me dit que je lui plais, qu’il a envie de sortir avec moi…»   Benin hat alle internationalen Resolutionen und Verträge

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Chile: Promoción de la autonomía económica de las mujeres en el sector minero en Chile

Glosario CEPAL: Comisión Económica (de las Naciones Unidas) para América Latina y el Caribe SERNAM: Servicio Nacional de la Mujer (Ministerio de la mujer y equidad de género de Chile) MinMinería: Ministerio de Minería de Chile SEREMI: Secretaría Regional Ministerial

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Benin: Présentation du film “sens inverse” du PDDC « Un film qui agit sur les mentalités »

1. Présentation sommaire du Programme d’appui à la décentralisation et au Dévelop-pement Communal de la GIZ Le Programme bénino-allemand d’appui à la décentralisation et au Développement Communal (PDDC) est un programme soutenu par le ministère fédéral allemand (BMZ) et mis

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Burkina Faso: Renforcement du Leadership féminin: Une approche pour promouvoir la représentation et la visibilité des femmes dans les instances de décision des Collectivités Territoriales

Le « Programme Décentralisation et Développement Communal (PDDC) » est un programme de la coopération allemande, exécuté par la GIZ, qui travaille avec des partenaires étatiques et de la société civile au Burkina Faso.   L’approche présentée relève de la

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Guatemala: La campaña Cartas de Mujeres en Guatemala

La campaña Cartas de Mujeres en Guatemala Por: Argelia Chilin, Rosaria Alvarez y Sandra Amanda Sucup/ Asesoras técnicas FOSIT-GIZ   Conocer la experiencia exitosa de Cartas de Mujeres impulsada por el Programa ComVoMujer en el Perú, motivó el interés de

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Egypt: CEYP – Spaces for Civic Engagement and Youth Participation

CEYP started in 2012 as a youth project and by slowly adopting gender sensitive approaches as well as incorporating an additional component on combating sexual harassment in 2014. CEYP has adapted a full fledge gender approach, trying to incorporate our

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Yemen: No business as usual – strengthen Yemeni Business Women in times of war

CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE Since 2015, Yemen is in a full-blown armed conflict with men and women struggling to nourish themselves and their children. Due to the security situation the Private Sector Development Project (PSDP) is fully implemented in the Business

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Africa Regional: Competitive African Cotton Initiative (COMPACI)

CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE In total 15.4 million people in SSA live directly from cotton production. Against this background, the Competitive African Cotton Initiative (COMPACI) aims at enabling 680,000 small-scale farmers in twelve countries of SSA (Zambia/ Malawi/Mozambique/ Benin/Burkina Faso/Cameroon/Ivory Coast/Ethiopia/Ghana/Tanzania/

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Senegal: L’intégration du genre dans les documents de la programmation budgétaire au Sénégal 

Résumé Le Projet d’Appui à la Planification au Développement et Budget (PAPDEV) est un projet d’appui conseil-technique rattaché au cabinet du Ministère de l’Economie, des Finances et du Plan au Sénégal. Son objectif principal est d’appuyer une meilleure prise en

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Afghanistan: Strengthening Public Administration Education in Afghanistan

Project: Strengthening Public Administration Education in Afghanistan (SPA-GIZ) Strengthening Public Administration Education project in Afghanistan (SPA-GIZ) is working closely with two main Stakeholders, the Afghanistan Ministry of Higher Education ) in establishing a Bachelor’s degree program offered in five universities

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Africa Regional: Access to Finance for African Women – Policy Dialogue

Promoting gender equality The objective of our programmes is to raise awareness among policymakers and relevant stakeholders of women’s distinct financial needs. We promote gender sensitive national financial inclusion processes by building capacity of policymakers and private sector actors to

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Central America: Programa Energías Renovables y Eficiencia Energética en Centroamérica

1. Fomento de la equidad de género (40%) ¿Qué objetivos y resultados se han alcanzado? Describa el contexto, la unidad organizativa, el sector o la situación en el país o la región, y explíquenos cuáles han sido los enfoques exitosos,

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Indonesia: Gender Mainstreaming in the Indonesian Forestry Sector

GENDER MAINSTREAMING IN THE INDONESIAN FORESTRY SECTOR The FORCLIME approach FORCLIME’s approach is derived from the recognition that responsibilities, vulnerabilities and decision-making powers of individuals and groups in relation to forestry and climate change can be attributed to social structures

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Bangladesh: Affordable nutritious foods for women in Bangladesh

GIZ Division: Agricultural Policy, Food Security, Sustainable Use of Resources Project Location: Nilpharmari, Rangpur Division, Bangladesh Target Group: Women of reproductive age of smallholder farming households Duration: January 2014 – May 2017 Gender-related Country Facts: • Nearly half of female

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Afghanistan: Regional Capacity Development Program

CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE The Taliban’s oppression of women in Afghanistan during their rule from 1996 through 2001 is well documented and included movement restrictions, the denial of the right to work, beatings and other physical abuse, arbitrary detentions, a near

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Timor Leste: Gender-Mainstreaming in the Project “Sustainable Management of Agro-Biodiversity in Timor-Leste”

Commissioned by: German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development Lead executing agency: Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (MAF) Duration: 10/2012– 03/2016 Gender Marker: 1 0. Introduction As a new independent country (2002), Timor-Leste is facing a range of development

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Guatemala: Enfoque de Género y el Impacto en el Desarrollo Integral de las Mujeres Guatemaltecas

I. Proyecto Fiscal (PROFI) – Guatemala Desde 01.01.2013, Alemania apoya al Estado de Guatemala a través del Proyecto Fiscal (PROFI) en la mejora de la capacidad de autofinanciación mediante el fortalecimiento de la eficiencia y la transparencia del sistema fiscal

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Colombia: Excombatientes, masculinidades, feminidades y la paz – Como producir zapatos o yogures puede cambiar roles de género y apoyar a la reconciliación y a la paz

El contexto El Centro de Reconciliación de Florencia es una casa que se encuentra en un barrio vulnerable del municipio de Florencia. Caquetá en uno de los departamentos más afectados por el conflicto armado en Colombia. El barrio la Ciudadela,

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India: SHG Member as Bank Agents – Rural Financial Institutions Programme

  The competition entry ”SHG Member as Bank Agents – Rural Financial Institutions Programme” from GIZ India can be downloaded here:

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Cameroon: L’implication des hommes, l’accès géographique, financier et socio culturel des femmes et des filles: des atouts pour la planification familiale

Contexte et justification Dans le cadre de l’amélioration de la situation sanitaire des femmes et des enfants et dans le but d’accorder plus d’importance au droit à la santé de la reproduction, le Ministère de la santé publique a adopté

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Azerbaijan: Frauen – Macht – Politik: Das DAYAQ-Mentoring-Programm für starke Frauen in der Kommunalpolitik in Aserbaidschan

„Für mich ist meine Mentee Fortsetzerin und Weiterentwicklerin meiner Ideen“ Mehriban Zeynalova (l.) Vorsitzende Verein “Clean World” (Mentor 2015)   “Die Treffen mit den Mentoren veränderte meine gesamte Vorstellung vom Frau-Sein. Ich bin zur Arbeit gegangen, danach die Hausarbeit und

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South Africa: Responsible & Inclusive Business Hub (RIBH): Women’s Entrepreneurial Programme

  The competition entry ”Responsible & Inclusive Business Hub (RIBH): Women’s Entrepreneurial Programme” from GIZ South Africa can be downloaded here:

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Mozambique: Resource Governance Program

1. Förderung der Gleichberechtigung der Geschlechter 1.1 Regionaler Kontext Die aktive Teilnahme von Frauen am öffentlichen Leben ist in weiten Teilen Mosamiks eher die Ausnahme. Im patrilinear geprägten Süden sind Frauen häufig finanziell abhängig von ihrem Partner und verfügen über

Ecuador: ComVoMujer: Together We Are Responsible – Application of Smart Prevention

Context and Initiative In Ecuador, violence against women is a serious human rights issue which affects 6 out of 10 women (INEC, 2011), but also has impacts on society and public health. Its impunity and naturalization is deeply rooted in

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DRC: L’eau potable – Un quotidien au féminin

Au début du projet, les femmes n’étaient pas représentées dans les réflexions concernant le secteur. Mainte-nant, elles jouent un rôle déterminant. (Gertrude Biaya, Point focal Genre au Cadre de Concertation du Secteur de l’Eau, l’Hygiène et l’Assainissement, CSEHA) Dans la

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South Sudan: Special Initiative Refugees Program (SIR) Gender Equality and Female Empowerment Policy

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY GIZ – SIR Gender Equality and Female Empowerment Policy (2015) identifies gender equality and female empowerment as universally recognized ‘core development objectives, fundamental for the realization of human rights, and key to effective and sustainable development outcomes. Gender

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India: Indo German Environment Partnership Program in Rural Areas (IGEPRA): Climate Change Adaptation North Eastern Region of India (CCA NER)

  The competition entry ”Indo German Environment Partnership Program in Rural Areas (IGEPRA): Climate Change Adaptation North Eastern Region of India (CCA NER)” from GIZ India can be downloaded here:

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Africa Regional: Gender Mainstreaming within the African Peace and Security Architecture

The GIZ Support Project to the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC) has supported the KAIPTC in developing a Gender Policy, which was officially launched in September 2014 and is being implemented by the KAIPTC since September. Gender has

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India: Promoting Women’s Participation in e-waste recycling

  The competition entry ”Promoting Women’s Participation in e-waste recycling” from GIZ India can be downloaded here:

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Jordan: Improved Water Resources Security for Low Income Rural and Urban Communities

Ambassadors of Change in their Communities Jordan is one of the poorest countries in water resources, as the per capita share is 145 m3 which is far below the international water-poverty line (1000m3/year). This crucial problem needs not only wise

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Cambodia: Does Land Project Really Influence Gender Gaps?

Does Land Project Really Influence Gender Gaps? Improvement of Livelihood and Food Security project helps 3,000 poorest households, including 34% female-led households in Cambodia who have been provided with land for residential purposes and family farming in Kratie, Tbong Khmum

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Ghana: Female Professionals in Electronics – Boosting the number of women in technical professions

Context and Initiative Girls Vocational Training Institutes in Ghana typically offer education and training in female dominated trades only, such as catering, tailoring or cosmetology. The project instead promotes future female professionals in sales, installation and servicing of electronic appliances

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India: Renewable Energy Supply for Rural Areas

The competition entry ”Renewable Energy Supply for Rural Areas” from GIZ India can be downloaded here:

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Peru: Campañas de sensibilización en género: “Conociendo y ejerciendo nuestros derechos”

Campañas de sensibilización en género: “Conociendo y ejerciendo nuestros derechos” 1. Desafíos a los que responde la buena práctica En las últimas décadas, el Estado peruano ha procurado hacer visibles las inequidades y desigualdades que enfrentan las mujeres en el

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Bonn: More Jobs for Women – a Chance for Peace: Economic Empowerment of Women in Regions in Crisis

When: Thursday, 10 March, 5.30-7.30 pm Where: GIZ Bonn, Mäanderbau, Kantine Who: Dr. Christoph Beier, Panelists tbc. What: Women’s economic participation and ending gender-based discrimination contributes both to women’s rights and broader sustainable development. Yet, especially in regions in crisis,

Eschborn/Bonn: Is the glass half full or half empty? Equality in the GIZ, at Daimler and at DHL

Dokumentation der Veranstaltung: Die Präsentation zur Gleichstellung von Frauen und Männern in der GIZ kann hier heruntergeladen werden:     ———————————————————- When: Wednesday, 9 March, 2-4 pm Where: Eschborn Auditorium 2, Bonn BM10027/29, Live Stream for all colleagues via the

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Eschborn: Gender Competition Award Ceremony

Event Documentation: This year, a total of 87 teams from 52 countries took part in the Gender Competition – a new record. ‘Gender equality is a human right, a key to sustainable development and a hallmark of our work’s quality,’