Mexico: Hacia el entendimiento de la equidad de género en el contexto rural de la Selva Maya

Autores: E. Isabel Corrales-Ferrayola y Rubén Araujo Monroy Para entender la realidad en la estamos inmersos cotidianamente, es necesario detenerse a reflexionar sobre los paradigmas y patrones conductuales actuales. Los mecanismos que generan desigualdad permanecen ocultos, no nos percatamos de

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Fiji: Petani women transform degraded land into productive food gardens

CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE Women’s land rights in the Kingdom of Tonga are recognised to be very restrictive and land ownership is denied to all women. Tongan men enjoy proprietorial rights to a town allotment (for residence) and a tax or

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Niger: Les Points Focaux genre communaux au Niger: moteurs de changement au niveau local

LES POINTS FOCAUX GENRE COMMUNAUX AU NIGER: Moteurs de changement au niveau local Pays sahélien, le Niger couvre une superficie de 1 267 000 km2 avec une population estimée à 17 129 076 habitants, une densité moyenne de 13 habitants

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Sri Lanka: Vocational Training in North & East of Sri Lanka

GIZ Gender Competition 2016 GIZ Sri Lanka: Vocational Training in North & East of Sri Lanka Introduction In collaboration with the Government of Sri Lanka and the Federal Republic of Germany, the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, in

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South Caucasus: Privatwirtschaftsentwicklung Südkaukasus: “Women Build Caucasus”

Women Build Caucasus“ im südkaukasischen Kontext „Women Build Caucasus“ ist ein Netzwerk von Architektinnen und Designerinnen im Südkaukasus. Ziel des Netzwerks ist die Vernetzung der Frauen, um eine gegenseitige Unterstützung zu befördern und ein Bewusstsein für ihr Arbeiten und Wirken,

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Mexico: Pioneering Women´s Empowerment Through Sustainable Energy

Context and Initiative Energy is a crucial component to nearly all challenges and opportunities facing the world today, including the fight against climate change and the enabling of important rights, such as education, health and work. But energy is not

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Mongolia: Biodiversity and Adaptation of Key Forest Ecosystems to Climate Change II Programme “Promotion of the gender equality in the forestry sector of Mongolia”

Biodiversity and Adaptation of Key Forest Ecosystems to Climate Change II Programme “Promotion of the gender equality in the forestry sector of Mongolia” INTRODUCTION Nomadic Mongolians’ livelihood patterns, their traditions and values, basic economy including labor division of men and

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Marocco: Succes Story d’un projet de femmes appuyé par la GIZ depuis plus d’une décennie 

UNION DES COOPERATIVES DES FEMMES DE L’ARGANERAIE TISSALIWINE Participation au concours au concours genre avec la présentation d’une Succes Story d’un projet de femmes appuyé par la GIZ depuis plus d’une décennie : L’UCFA est le fruit du Projet Conservation

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Zimbabwe: Addressing gender specific needs vs creating space and opportunity to challenge gender roles and promote gender equality

GIZ Zimbabwe –Urban Water and Sanitation Programme –Submission to the Gender Week competition 2016 Addressing gender specific needs vs creating space and opportunity to challenge gender roles and promote gender equality Stephan Lidsba, AV UWSP; Rahel Hermann, Advisor UWSP; Leon

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Palestine: GIZ Water Program Palestine

GIZ Water Program Palestine Prepared by: Fatima Radaydeh, Qasem Saleh, Sabrina Johanniemann, Dr. Thomas Riekel 1 | Promoting Gender Equality The importance of involving women and men in provision, management, and safeguarding of water is recognized globally. Therefore the GIZ

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Tunisia: Promotion des groupements féminins pour la sécurité alimentaire et la génération de revenus en Tunisie (PFR)

Contexte de la mesure En Tunisie, les femmes assument une part très importante des tâches dans l’agriculture, l’élevage ainsi que dans la transformation des produits agricoles, en dépit de cela, elles restent désavantagées par rapport aux hommes notamment en ce

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Jordan: Female Preachers as Water Ambassadors – Mainstreaming Gender in the Cooperation with Religious Authorities

  The competition entry ”Female Preachers as Water Ambassadors – Mainstreaming Gender in the Cooperation with Religious Authorities” from GIZ Jordan can be downloaded here:

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Africa Regional: Farmer Business School: rural women fit for business

Overview Cocoa is one of the main agricultural products and exports of Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria, Togo and Cameroon. More than three million smallholdings produce 70% of world cocoa supply. Additional agricultural income is derived mainly from food production. The

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Afghanistan: Police Cooperation Project

GIZ – PCP (Police Cooperation Project) Literacy unit of PCP works in partnership with Minister of Interior Affairs of Afghanistan and National Literacy Department of Minister of Education of Afghanistan. Objectives:  Better interaction between police and the citizens 

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Bolivia: El agua también tiene género femenino

Por qué transversalizar género en la gestión del agua? Ningún recurso ha puesto de manifiesto la relevancia de la transversalización de género como el agua. El rol protagónico de la mujer en la provisión, gestión y protección del agua es

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Algeria: Projet H’lib Dzair

Projet H’lib Dzair Ensemble pour renforcer et professionnaliser le métier de l’élevage en Algérie Background du projet Avant de présenter l’apport du projet H’lib Dzair dans le cadre de l’égalité des chances entre les femmes et les hommes, nous avons

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Kyrgyzstan: Gender Analysis for GIZ Programme Mineral Resources for Development

Gender Analysis for GIZ Programme Mineral Resources for Development Guzal Abdirazakova. GIZ-MRD. 2014 Objectives The following gender analysis aims to inform the internal GIZ mission about the current situation of gender equality in Kyrgyz Republic. It includes up to date

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Kenya: Energizing Development Kenya Country Programme

ENERGISING DEVELOPMENT KENYA COUNTRY PROGRAMME BY JULIA MAKOKHA AND ANNA INGWE Energising Development (EnDev) is an energy access partnership currently financed by six donor countries – the Netherlands, Germany, Norway, Australia, the United Kingdom and Switzerland. The Deutsche Gesellschaft für

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Senegal: Egalité des genres : Valorisation des activités des femmes rurales au Sénégal: Exemple du projet pilote à Félane

L’accès aux énergies renouvelables : une opportunité pour l’autonomisation économique des femmes rurales Le Sénégal a fait de grandes avancées dans la prise en compte du genre dans les différents secteurs du développement, mais un long chemin reste encore à

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Indonesia: Developing and Implementing Gender Responsive Climate Strategies

Developing and Implementing Gender Responsive Climate Strategies Prepared by: PAKLIM Working Area 1 Gender Working Group (Moh. Nurhadi, Ratna Budiarti, Fitria Aurora Feliciani) A. Overview of PAKLIM Indonesia is among the world’s large emitters of greenhouse gases. The consumption of

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Indonesia: What Does Green Mobility Mean for Climate and Gender?

Does Green Mobility Mean for Climate and Gender? Prepared by: PAKLIM Working Area 1 Gender Working Group (Moh. Nurhadi, Ratna Budiarti, Fitria Aurora Feliciani) 1. Promoting Gender Equality Greenhouse gases (GHG) from transportation covers 18.2% of GHG from energy sector

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Moldova: Intervention area “Local Public Services”

GIZ Gender Competition 2016 Project “Modernization of local public services in the Republic of Moldova” Intervention area “Local Public Services” I. Context The European Union refers to gender mainstreaming as the ‘integration of equal opportunities’ in all policy actions, including

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Moldova: Project “Modernization of local public services in the Republic of Moldova” Intervention area “Regional planning and Programming”

GIZ Gender Competition 2016 Project “Modernization of local public services in the Republic of Moldova” Intervention area “Regional planning and Programming” Why is mainstreaming gender important in infrastructure projects? Despite the adoption of the legal and regulatory framework with regard

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Yemen: Walking the talk in Yemen: The Gender Focal Points Group in Yemen: A living example for taking gender action under Business Continuity Management

Walking the talk in Yemen The Gender Focal Points Group in Yemen – A living example for taking gender action under Business Continuity Management The GIZ Yemen Gender Focal Points Group “walks the talk”: For more than 2 years of

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Bangladesh: Adaptation to Climate Change and Rehabilitation of Livelihoods in Selected Districts of Southwest Bangladesh

“The highest education is that which does not merely give us information but makes our life in harmony with all existence.”   1. Promoting gender equality The objective is to improve the communication and cooperation between men and women in

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DRC: Engagement du Programme du maintien de la Biodiversité et de la gestion Durable des Forêts en faveur de l’égalité entre les sexes dans la province du Maniema

Engagement du Programme du maintien de la Biodiversité et de la gestion Durable des Forêts (PBF en sigle) en faveur de l’égalité entre les sexes dans la province du Maniema, en République Démocratique du Congo (RDC) 1. Contexte ; La

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Nigeria: “Watanni Biyu mai Kashe Talauchi” (Hausa for: two months that kill poverty) – Pro-Poor Growth and Promotion Employment in Nigeria

According to the DFID Country Gender Report 2012, Nigeria has one of the lowest rates of female entrepreneurship in sub-Saharan Africa. As micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) are an important source of employment and income, especially in rural areas,

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GloBe: BACKUP Health: Towards Gender Sensitivity in Global Fund Programmes – Adressing the linked SRH and HIV needs of key populations

Context and Initiative Gender equality means that all genders enjoy equal resources or benefits, or equal access to and use of services – this also applies to healthcare. However, gender-related barriers to health undermine the right to health for all.

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Cameroon: L’integration du genre dans la gestion et la maintenance des points d’eau comme gage de perennisation et modele de gouvernance locale

Eu égard au rôle prépondérant des femmes dans la tâche quotidienne d’approvisionnement des ménages en eau potable, mais, presque pas impliquées dans le processus décisionnel sur les questions relatives à l’eau, le Programme d’Appui à la Décentralisation et au Développement

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SADC/Botswana: Gender Mainstreaming im grenzüberschreitenden Wassermanagement in der SADC Region

Gender Mainstreaming im grenzüberschreitenden Wassermanagement in der SADC Region Hintergrund Das Management von Wasserressourcen in einer der wasserärmsten Regionen Afrikas ist noch immer vorrangig eine Männerdomäne. Allerdings gibt es große Unterschiede zwischen Frauen und Männern in der Art der Nutzung

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Egypt: Participation through Education: Empowering Egyptian Women Farmers to Gain a Seat at the Table

Country Context: Gender Equality in Egypt From a global and comparative perspective, Egypt does not fare well in regards to gender equality: In the 2014 Human Development Report’s Gender Equality Index, which measures gender disparity in the realm of empowerment

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Central America: Programa FACILIDAD: Fomento de la Economía y el Empleo en Centroamérica

Breve descripción del Programa FACILIDAD El objetivo del Programa FACILIDAD es mejorar la competitividad de las micro, pequeñas y medianas empresas (MIPYME), así como las posibilidades de empleo en sectores seleccionados de Centroamérica, con énfasis en mujeres y en personas

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Burundi: Pour l’égalité des genres et la gouvernance foncière

Le projet foncier de GIZ Burundi : pour l’égalité des genres et la gouvernance foncière Natacha Kashirahamwe est la première femme à prendre le volant des véhicules de la GIZ Burundi, au sein du Projet foncier. Sereine, souriante, elle ne

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Zambia: Reaching the population with information on gender-based violence

  The competition entry ”Reaching the population with information on gender-based violence ” from GIZ Zambia can be downloaded here:

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Madagascar: Résilience par Chaînes de Valeur

    1. Promotion de l’égalité entre les sexes • Contexte : Le Grand Sud, une région où les femmes sont marginalisées Le « Grand Sud » de Madagascar, notamment les régions Androy, Anosy et Atsimo Atsinanana, est la zone

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Sierra Leone: Gender Commitment of the Small Ruminant Value Chain

  The competition entry ”Gender Commitment of the Small Ruminant Value Chain” from GIZ Sierra Leone can be downloaded here:

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Uganda: Gender Equality in Uganda

By Victor Ndyabagye & Joseph Oketcho Omalla, GIZ Uganda “Wherever women are deprived of their rights and freedoms, wherever they are humiliated and abused, development is invariably limited,” Angela Merkel, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, at global leaders’ meeting on gender

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Bangladesh: From Prisoner to Business Woman – An Outcome of Gender Mainstreaming

CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE In Bangladesh the majority of the population has little access to justice. The criminal justice system is chronically underfinanced and offers limited legal aid, particularly to vulnerable groups. 70% of prisoners are under trial. Prisons are overcrowded

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Cambodia: Bringing the Rights of Voiceless Women into the Political Agenda

CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE According to a national survey commissioned by the UN and DFAT, 32 percent of ever-partnered Cambodian women aged 15-64 experience emotional abuse by an intimate partner in their lifetime; while 21 percent face physical and/or sexual violence.

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Macedonia: Regional Network promotes Gender Equality on Local Level

1. Efforts to promote Gender equality GIZ is a longstanding partner of the Network of Associations of Local Authorities of South East Europe (NALAS) and supports the network in achieving its strategic objectives. Since 2010, GIZ provides institutional support to

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Afghanistan: The long road to Gender equality in Afghanistan: A multilevel and participatory approach to improve access to justice for women

Women who claim their legal rights in Afghanistan have a hard time. For the vast majority of women the right to access education, health and social security only exists on paper. In reality things are quite different. The reason is

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Nepal: Change Starts at Home: The Gender Quality Circle

Background With the aim of promoting “Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment” GIZ Nepal moved forward with a strong belief that change begins at home. Accordingly, immediately after the establishment of the Gender Quality Circle (GQC), it focused on gender equality

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Madagascar: L’egalite, ca marche! Au sein du programme d’appui a la gestion de l’environnement

1. Promotion de l’égalité entre les sexes Contexte A Madagascar, les femmes subissent les effets des pesanteurs socioculturelles et des préjugés sexistes qui entravent le plus souvent leur contribution au développement, elles sont les premières victimes des crises et des

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Chad: Gestion des eaux de ruissellement dans le Tchad sahélien

Financé par la DDC (Direction de Développement et de la Coopération Suisse) et mis en oeuvre par la GIZ- International Services, il a pour objectif global d’améliorer la sécurité ali-mentaire des populations vivant autour des périmètres des seuils et d’inverser

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Burkina Faso: 1ère femme chauffeur de la coopération allemande au Burkina 

GIZ – Concours genre 2016 Expérience de Mlle Nakoulma 1ère femme chauffeur de la Coopération Allemande au Burkina !!! En réponse à l’appel de la Chancelière Allemande, Angela Merkel, lors de son discours à la réunion des dirigeantes et dirigeants

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Afghanistan: Gender Equality in TVET

1 Efforts for Gender equality: Gender training entail an understanding of existing gender relations and the obstacles to women’s active participation in the training process.it addresses those obstacles by proposing context that addresses both women and men interests and needs

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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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Zambia: Comic of GIZ Zambia Gender Strategy

Background: GIZ Zambia, namely the country director Mr. Thomas Schaef and the Gender working group1 are helping to contribute towards the company wide and Africa Department gender strategies, by promoting gender at country as well as program level and making

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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”

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