Gender Week in GIZ Nigeria

The gender week in GIZ Nigeria was organized around a series of events all geared towards increasing the knowledge of GIZ Staff about gender. The events kicked off on Monday the 5th of March with an online gender quiz (including

Women Mobilize Women: Transforming Mobility through Female Empowerment

As part of this year’s International Transport Forum Summit 2018 on Transport Safety & Security, the Transformative Urban Mobility Initiative is organizing the first “Women Mobilize Women” Conference to transform mobility through female empowerment on May 22, 2018! » When

Berlin: Gleichberechtigung- Was bringt sie, was kostet sie?

„Welt im Wandel“ – eine Veranstaltungsreihe der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH und des Verlags Der Tagesspiegel GmbH Die Benachteiligung von Frauen im Wirtschaftsleben ist eine Realität. Weltweit leisten Frauen 66 Prozent der Arbeit, haben aber nur zehn

GIZ Gender Week Paraguay & Uruguay

Mongolia: GENDER FACT CORNER

The Biodiv project had a ‘Gender Fact Corner’ for the week. They aimed at (1) making the colleagues realize the fundamental facts about gender issues and how everybody is influencing/participating through their everyday life, (2) raising awareness on the importance of being sensitive

„Gender im Fokus“ – Fotowettbewerb zum Internationalen Frauentag im BMZ

“Die Frau mit der Machete, die gerade eine Ananas zubereitet, ist eine verwitwete Kakao-Bäuerin, die neben den anfallenden häuslichen Arbeiten ihr Auskommen mit dem Kakao-Anbau bestreitet; sie hat niemanden, der ihr hilft. Ihr Gesichtsausdruck strahlt für mich Stärke, Stolz und

IMRI Roundtable meeting

In every year, GIZ celebrates the GIZ Gender Week in March to highlight the central role gender equality plays in sustainable development. GIZ supports the attainment of equal rights, duties and opportunities for women and men is an explicit goal,

Focus Group Female Journalists

This Wednesday, March 7th, as part of the commemoration of Women’s Day, the Energy programme of the GIZ in Chile organizes a Focus Group linking female journalists from the Energy sector to learn about women’s inclusion in the sector, depending

GIZ India : Digital Transformation Together – Leave No One Behind

GIZ India organized a Gender Café on ‘Digital Transformation Together- Leave No One Behind’.  Connectivity doesn’t always equalise opportunity. The overarching vision of the 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development is inclusive and sustainable growth with its promise to ‘leave no

IMRI Roundtable meeting

In every year, GIZ celebrates the GIZ Gender Week in March to highlight the central role gender equality plays in sustainable development. GIZ supports the attainment of equal rights, duties and opportunities for women and men is an explicit goal,

Internal Gender Mainstreaming Activities

In order to continue raising awareness on gender among GIZ staff in Rwanda, the One Mainstreaming team in collaboration with Peer Educators are organising different sessions on gender ( debates about whether or not affirmative action is something useful or

Gender in GIZ Bénin

Analyse Genre du personnel de la GIZ au Bénin : graphiques montrant les positions occupées par les hommes et les femmes au sein des projets et programmes

Gender in Ministry of Decentralisation

Atelier de sensibilisation/réflexion sur la Promotion du Genre au sein du Ministère de la décentralisation et de la gouvernance locale

Women in agricultural production

Exposition de posters sur les femmes transformatrices de produits agricoles et d’échantillons de ces produits agricoles Jeux de cartes par rapport aux ODD entre collègues en vue de refléter l’impact genre du programme à l’atteinte de l’Agenda 2030

Women in rural areas

Réflexion du personnel ProSOL sur « l’autonomisation des femmes et des filles en milieu rural »

Mentoring Program for women at GIZ

GIZ’s female colleagues will exchange opinions, interests and expectations to create a mentoring program within the institution that allows colleagues in the G3 and G4 bands to learn from more experienced colleagues and will allow them to develop their careers,

Brown Bag Lunch #Metoo Movement

  The GIZ colleagues will exchange opinions about labor harassment and sexual harassment taking the #Metoo movement as basis of analysis,  Also, with the guidance of an expert on the subject, they will learn more about what harassment is and

Self Defense Class

Instrucción de técnicas de defensa personal para hombres y mujeres: Supervivencia y estrategias de escape. Fecha por confirmar! Aprenderemos técnicas de pie y de suelo para poder controlar a oponentes más grandes y fuertes. No se requiere experiencia previa y no

GIZ: Policy of equality

Atelier La politique d’égalité des sexes dans la GIZ, y compris la conciliation de la vie professionnelle et familiale, les rôles de genre et la protection contre la discrimination et le harcèlement sur le lieu de travail ensemble avec la

GIZ: Human Ressource Strategy

Atelier pour AMAs: La nouvelle stratégie Ressource humaine de la GIZ: ce qui change ici en vue d’améliorer l’équilibre entre profession et famille avec la Chargée de l’égalité de la GIZ, Mme Sabine Gürtner

Women in agriculture

Emission grand public avec un groupe de 30 femmes qui communiqueront sur: « l’intensification des exploitations agricoles dirigées par les femmes » : plaidoyer des femmes pour diriger des exploitations agricoles

Girls Day in Finance Ministry

Girl’s Day Les ENEAMES à  la découverte des professionnels de la politique économique du Bénin Visite par une cinquantaine d’étudiantes dans les deux ministères (lancement DC et Ambassade)

« La contribution des femmes du Bénin aux objectifs de l’Agenda 2030 »

Ouverture de l’exposition de photos « La contribution des femmes du Bénin aux objectifs de l’Agenda 2030 »

Strategies for Prevention of Violence against Women: Challenges to enhance their socio-political participation

On the occasion of the commemoration of International Women’s Day in Guatemala we  invite to the conference “Strategies for Prevention of Violence against Women: Challenges to enhance their socio-political participation”  on Wednesday, 7 March from 9.00 – 12.00hrs. at the

Round Table on Girl’s Education

To honour the International Women’s Day on March 8th a round table is being hold in Labé, Guinea at the local radio station “Espace FM”. Four women are invited to talk about girls’ education with a special focus on the

¿Que significa la Igualdad de Genero en su proyecto?

Gender equality is everyone´s responsibility. In order to provide high quality services and learn more about our projects in Chile we invite everyone who wants to participate to share their contribution to the following topics (up to 1 page). All

Gender Week 2018: Breaking the Glass Ceiling

The GIZ Bangladesh Gender Working Group is organising the Gender Week 2018 event “Breaking the Glass Ceiling” commemorating International Women’s Day on 8 March 2018 in Dhaka. The session explores how more women can achieve leadership positions. Rubana Huq, Managing Director, Mohammadi

“Women at Work” / Photo Contest

Photo Contest “Women at Work” On the occasion of the GIZ Genderweek 2018, GIZ Tunisia invites you all to take part in a photo contest around the motto “Women at work” open to everyone on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/GIZTunisie/posts/1643550399062860 Participate

Costa Rican women in Climate Change

Last february, the first assembly of Costa Rican women in Climate Change was held in order to elect a group of representatives for the Citizens´ Consultive Council for Climate Change (5C). Within short time they established a blog for gender

GIZ’s 1st Gender Salon How to empower WOMEN in Kosovo’s education and economy?

Herewith we’d like to cordially invite you to GIZ’s 1st Gender Salon How to empower WO MEN in Kosovo’s education and economy? On the background of a significantly lower labour force participation among women in Kosovo than men, we would

Branding Competition for new regional programme „Prevention of Violence against Women and Girls in Southern Africa“

Give us your ideas and win an original Basotho-blanket! The new regional programme „Prevention of Violence against Women and Girls in Southern Africa“ is looking to brand itself. We need a catchy title and/or acronym that we can translate into

Launching conference of the first national Anti-Sexual-Harassment Policy at ministerial level

On the 26th of February 2018 the Ministry of Youth and Sports and the GIZ project Youth against Sexual Harassment jointly hosted a launching conference of the first national Anti-Sexual-Harassment Policy in Egypt at ministerial level. The Policy will be

Exhibition “Life through our eyes” by women workers in the Cambodian garment industry

  Life through our eyes Made by Cambodian garment workers  Opening event of the exhibition on Sunday, 11 March 2018 in Phnom Penh The exhibition Life through our eyes features photographs taken by Cambodian garment workers. To enable female workers

GIZ India offers Self Defence Classes for Men and Women

The GIZ India security desk organized a “Safety Training for Women” on Tuesday, 06.March. Women Safety is topic of global concern. The security desk GIZ India organised a “Half-day Safety Training for Men and Women” on Tuesday, 06th March, 2018.

“In Between” In Between A Film by Maysaloun Hamoud

At the initiative of Esther Loehr and Gereltuya Puntsagdash from JUNGE LISTE Bonn, the Film “In Between” will be shown in the Canteen of Mäanderbau of GIZ in Bonn from 17:00 to 19:00 o`clock on March 8th 2018. Popcorn and

GIZ high level dialog with Caren Grown, WBG Senior Director Gender, on Gender in International Cooperation

Gender equality is an engine and elementary feature of a future worth living around the world. As such it features high on the German, European and international agenda. SDG5 was amongst the first SDGs to be reviewed by the United Nations

Civil Peace Service: Women – Actors for Peace

On March 1st, the Civil Peace Service (CPS) of GIZ started the Facebook Campaign Women – Actors for Peace. Throughout the month, we will post information regarding this topic. On March 8th, two of our CPS advisors in Guatemala will take

GIZ Afghanistan Celebrates International Women’s Day

Promotion of gender equality is not just a commitment, but a guiding principle and a quality feature of our work in GIZ. National and international colleagues from different projects of GIZ Afghanistan came together at Kabul GIZ Compound to celebrate

Get involved & stay engaged: Urban activism and more opportunities for Women’s Empowerment

Indonesia’s identity as a multicultural country, with the fourth biggest population worldwide and as one of the twenty most important industrial and emerging market economies (G 20) is one of the largest and most influential economies in the region (ASEAN)

Gender Café “Women’s careers: keys to success”

GIZ and KfW Cameroon dedicate the afternoon of International Women’s Day 2018 to women’s careers. All female colleagues of GIZ and KfW Cameroun in Yaoundé are invited to participate in the Gender Café, to discuss which factors can lead to

Culture of respect: the value of diversity

On the evening of the 8th of March, GIZ and KfW Cameroon will celebrate and promote the commitment to equal opportunities and diversity of perspective at the working place – regardless of gender, social background or personal situation. We will

Documetary on the migration route between Centralamerica and the US through the eyes of women

On the occasion of GIZ Gender Week , the GIZ Office El Salvador will present the documentary film “Maria in No Man’s Land” (2011). The film narrates the journey of three Salvadorian women through Mexico: two of them on their

Gender Equality for Good Governance

Given that gender equality is one of the key criteria for good governance, achieving results in this area requires coordinated engagement within and outside institutions and other mechanisms in Kosovo. For this purpose, we invite you to the Gender Equality

Gender Mainstreaming in the Thai-German Climate Change Policy Programme

In order to strengthen gender mainstreaming in the project implementation and also to strengthen the capacities of all staff included in the implementation of the new BMUB Thai-German Climate Change Policy Programme, a 3-hour workshop will be held on March

Gender Awareness Sessions

The Gender Working Group (GWG) would like to invite you to join our “Gender Awareness Session” as part of the GIZ Gender Week in March. For this year, we prepared a modular approach and included external speakers to make this

Online Exchange: „Empowerment of Women through Digital Solutions”: Review and outlook after a one-year pilot phase

When: 6th March 2018, 10:00 – 11:30 am Where: Skype-for-Business What: Review and outlook after a one-year pilot phase Today, digital technologies are an important prerequisite for social, political and economic participation. They also offer new opportunities to empower women

Brown Bag Lunch “Gender Equality: Why it matters”

On the occasion of the global gender week, GIZ Vietnam will organize a Brown Bag Lunch talk on “Gender Equality: Why it matters” for staff on 6 March 2018. This event will be an open space for participants, through playing quiz games, to

Sexual Harassment in the workplace – and how to defend yourself

The International Women’s Day is celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women while calling for gender equality.  GIZ Laos wants to use this occasion to bring into focus an issue that some might want to cover: sexual

Culture of respect / banning sexualized power and harassment at the workplace

The celebration of the International Women’s Day 2018 by the GIZ Forest an Environment Program, ProPFE in Cameroon is fueled by global movements for women’s rights, equality and justice like #MeToo. On the base of a movie screening “North Country”

Talent exhibition village, conferences and carnival celebrations

GIZ Madagascar is taking part in the gender week celebrations led by the Ministry promoting gender equity. Numerous women’s associations that we support from our intervention regions – eco-tourism, protected area management, jewelry linked to artisanal mining, women’s mayors association

Photography contest: men-women equality in agricultural value chains

GIZ project on adapting agricultural value-chains to climate change (GIZ/PrAda) in Madagascar  is organizing a photography contest on the topic of “men-women equality in agricultural value chains”. The aim is to show through pictures major issues linked to gender and

Gender Awareness Workshop

In the course of Gender Week 2018, GIZ Uganda’s Mainstreaming Task Team conducted a total of 4 activities. The start of Gender week was celebrated with a Join in Circuit (JIC). The JIC is a practical and interactive tool, developed

Gender Cafe : Digital Transformation Together : Leave No One Behind

GIZ GENDER CAFÉ : 9th MARCH, 2018, NEW DELHI, INDIA Topic : Digital Transformation Together : Leave No One Behind Connectivity doesn’t always equalize opportunity : The overarching vision of the 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development is inclusive and sustainable

Gender Week and Competition Colombia

We just launched our Gender Competition 2018 in Colombia! All programs in Colombia are invited to present their contributions to the Sustainable Development Goal 5 of the Agenda 2030. invitation competition gender week. (in spanish)    

Workplace Talk: Best Practice Example for external Gender Mainstreaming

In the course of Gender Week 2018, GIZ Uganda’s Mainstreaming Task Team conducted a total of 4 activities. The start of Gender week was celebrated with a Join in Circuit (JIC). The JIC is a practical and interactive tool, developed

Join-in Circuit on gender-relevant issues

In the course of Gender Week 2018, GIZ Uganda’s Mainstreaming Task Team conducted a total of 4 activities. The start of Gender week was celebrated with a Join in Circuit (JIC). The JIC is a practical and interactive tool, developed

Self-Defense Class

In the course of Gender Week 2018, GIZ Uganda’s Mainstreaming Task Team conducted a total of 4 activities. The start of Gender week was celebrated with a Join in Circuit (JIC). The JIC is a practical and interactive tool, developed

Berlin: Gender meets Religion

 Gender meets Religion Religious Actors and Gender Equality On March 6th, the Sector Programme Values, Religion and Development hosted an event in collaboration with GIZ Principal Gender Officer Angela Langenkamp and the GIZ Representation on the role of religion for

Bonn: Women in Agricultural Value Chains: Experiences, Impacts & Commitments for the Future

                                                                                                                       © Klaus Wöhrmann Women in Agricultural Value Chains – Experiences, Impacts & Commitments for the Future When? Thursday, 8. March 2018, 14:00-17:30 CET plus Reception afterwards Where? GIZ Bonn, Friedrich-Ebert-Allee 40; 53113 Bonn; Conference Room “Saal Nil”and S4B With? Dr.

Bonn: Women, Peace and Security – Preventing War and Sustaining Peace

Genderweek – „Women, Peace and Security: Preventing war and sustaining peace“ UN Security Council Res. 1325 calls for more support for women’s participation in peace negotiations and in post-conflict reconstruction. Germany’s role in the implementation of Res.1325 and the on-going

Eschborn: GIZ Gender Award Ceremony 2018

Where? Friday, 9. March 2018, 12 noon – 3:00 pm Where? Eschborn, Audi 1+2, Live Stream With? Tanja Gönner, GIZ Board Member and Caren Grown, World Bank Group Senior Director GIZ Gender Award 2018: Gender equality is a quality feature