India: Indo-German Social Security Programme: Advancing gender equality towards Universal Health Coverage

Social health insurance for vulnerable families in India Context and Initiative In India, out of pocket payments for health care impoverish millions of persons every year. Furthermore, India’s patriarchal society heavily disadvantages women and girls in terms of decision-making about

India: Targeted Public Distribution System

1. Brief Introduction As per the World Food Programme’s gender policy report (wfp.org/publications/wfp-gender-policy), women and girls make up 60% of the world’s chronically hungry. Little progress has been made in ensuring the equal right to food for women as enshrined

India: Community Nutrition Gardens: Empowering women in rural India

Introduction: The GIZ Food and Nutrition Security, Enhanced Resilience Project (FaNS) is part of the global special initiative ‘One world – No Hunger’ of the German Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). FaNS aims to improve the food and

India: Digital tools to empower women on nutrition security

FOOD AND NUTRITION SECURITY, ENHANCED RESILIENCE PROJECT (FaNS), INDIA Gender Competition 2020 – GG1 – 2nd Place CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE One fourth of undernourished people in the world live in India. In 2016-18, 39.5% of children under five in the

Pakistan: Gender Realization and Gender Mainstreaming in the Local Councils Association of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

The Local Councils Association of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (LCA-KP) province in Pakistan is the representative body of the elected councils and councillors across the province. The main function of the association is to represent the collective voice of the councillors

Germany: Women in Mining

STRENGTHENING GENDER EQUALITY IN THE EXTRACTIVE SECTOR                   Gender Competition 2020 – GG1 – 3rd Place CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE Women and girls account for between a third and up to half of

Kenya: CONTRIBUTIONS TO INTERNAL GENDER MAINSTREAMING

                                          CONTRIBUTIONS TO INTERNAL GENDER MAINSTREAMING Annex 1: Corporate culture Gender equality is intrinsically linked to sustainable development and is vital to the realization of human right for all. The   overall objective of gender is a society in which women

Regional: Gender equality in the sustainable management of mining resources in the Andean countries

Introduction and context Latin America and the Caribbean are abundant with natural resources and biodiversity. The extractive industries have been a lever for growth in the Andean countries, contributing considerably to their economic development. However, an inadequate management and governance

Regional: Competitive African Rice Initiative

Business-driven women working in rice value chains in Burkina Faso, Ghana, Nigeria and Tanzania Context. Rice is one of the key staple foods in Africa. The demand is rapidly increasing: the population is growing, people are moving to urban areas

South Eastern Europe: Empowering Women through Access to Land

Photo credits Jutta Benzenberg, Copyright GIZ EMPOWERING WOMEN THROUGH ACCESS TO LAND OPEN REGIONAL FUND FOR SOUTH EAST EUROPE – LEGAL REFORM CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE Although it is widely recognized that equality in land ownership rights has a positive impact

Albania: Talents and Ideas for Albania’s Future – Women can make it

Type of intervention: Street fair – “ Shero- talk” The “German October” is a traditional event which occurs in Albania since 2007. The activities are mainly organized by the German Embassy in Tirana in cooperation with other German actors in

Afghanistan: Women for Women Peer Exchange and Learning Workshop (W-PEXL)

Background W-PEXL idea was generated by business women in a Public and Private Dialogue (PPD) in Balkh province. It supports transitional learning by bringing together women SMEs and Women Entrepreneurs for knowledge and experience exchange. It is an open and

Pakistan: Economy Wins When Women Work – “E4W”

Pakistan is an enormously diverse, multiethnic and multicultural society characterized by uneven development and distribution of resources. There are massive inequalities along social strata, regions, religions, gender and urban-rural manifestations. By international comparison, Pakistan is one of the countries with

Benin: Résultats du Projet ProPFR en matière d’approche genre sur la Phase 2016-2019

Programme Spécial “Un Seul Monde sans Faim” SEWOH Projet Promotion de Politique Foncière Responsable (GIZ/ProPFR) 1 Promotion de l’égalité de genre Contexte / Situation / Baseline / Problématique  L’état de droit règne au Bénin et la société civile joue

Regional: THE WOMEN, PEACE & SECURITY AGENDA IN AFRICA – GENDER EQUALITY AS A CROSS-CUTTING OBJECTIVE IN THE GIZ APSA PROJECT

TOWARDS GREATER GENDER EQUALITY THROUGH-OUT THE CONFLICT CYCLE Gender Competition 2020 – GG1 – 3rd Place CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE Globally the vast majority of actors in the peace and security sector are men. The full, equal and meaningful participation of

Germany: TRANSFORMATIVE URBAN MOBILITY INITIATIVE’S WOMEN MOBILIZE WOMEN

WE EMPOWER WOMEN IN THE TRANSPORT SECTOR Gender Competition 2020 – GG1 – 1st Place   CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE The transport sector is not gender neutral: It is dominated by men and with this, transport planning and mobility systems are

Afghanistan: Gender Mainstreaming within the Company Entry

Our Objectives: Thank you for holding this competition entry on Gender. We have had three goals in mind encouraged us participating to this competition and committed to implement and achieve the below objectives. 1- To contribute relevant to the subject-matter

Chad: GIZ Gender Competition 2020

CONTEXT GIZ in its global vision aims specifically at strengthening the participative dynamics of local development and the implementation of local initiatives in a balanced development with women as decision-makers. Indeed, the target groups of this contribution are rural women

Benin: Les Femmes: Acteures du secteur de l’énergie !

Contexte régional (Communauté Economique des Etats de l’Afrique de l’Ouest CEDEAO) En général, les projets sur les Energies Renouvelables (EnR) et l’Efficacité Energétique (EE) sont jugés très techniques et sont mis en oeuvre dans la neutralité de l’aspect genre. Cependant,

Chile: Mehr Frauen-Energie in Chile

“Gerade für Frauen ist es wichtig, Räume und Möglichkeiten zur Inspiration, zum Austausch und zur Kooperation zu schaffen”, sagt Dr. Simone Peter, Präsidentin des Bundesverbandes Erneuerbare Energien e.V. in Deutschland in einem Interview, “denn auch in der Energiebranche sind Frauen

Cambodia: Nutrition knowledge for better health choices in the family

The GIZ project “Improvement of Livelihoods and Food Security (ILF I+II)” supports land recipient families to use the land that they received from the Cambodian government. Activities focus mainly on establishing a home garden that provide diversified and healthy nutrition