Gender Corner

12 March | all day | event for Sierra Leone staff
Internal competition about gender topics to promote engagement for creating a more equitable workplace and society.

Achievements and Challenges of women in Rwanda

8 March | Virtual event |
Sessions, discussions and music

Namibia’s Gender Week – Respect Her

All week | campaign and activities |
Joint campaign with the White Ribbon Campaign, panel discussion, masculinity session and GIZ photo campaign

Video to promote formal land usage rights

8 March | video publication – French|
Awareness raising video for formal land usage rights in Benin

Out of the Box – Efforts to promote Gender Equality at Mongolian Technical University recognized for their contribution to foster equal potentials

After | photo competition | 

Empowered female entrepreneur

8 March | publication |
An article about a female entrepreneur overcoming intersectional discriminations was published in a magazine and online.

S4DA: Brunch, Challenge, Quizzes & Advocacy

All week | Online events & activities for the Sports for Development in Africa project |
Moderated discussion and exchange, quizz, advocacy articles, brunch

Unconscious bias: You think you know them all? – Test yourself!

12 March | 10.00-11.00 CET | Online event for GIZ staff |
Interactive session on stereotypes and prejudices that are obstacles to an inclusive work environment. 

Launch of a podcast to promote gender equality, skills development and TVET in Mongolia – Episode 1: Gender and Career

15 March | online publication and podcast – find links here |
Starting the first episode of the series in honor of the International Womens’ Day will set a sign for gender equality in TVET and skills development. 

Roundtable Discussion Concerning Gender Equality

12 March | Private event for project members in Mongolia |
Discussion on how we can support gender equality initiatives with access to training, events, and workshops.

“Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world”

9 March | all morning | physical event for GIZ staff in Uganda |
Awareness and engagement event to galvanize support for gender mainstreaming and programming in Uganda.

The Week of Timor-Leste’s Women Leaders

All week | online exhibition on Facebook | 
Exhibition of Timorese leaders of institutions and NGOs but also women that are leading their families through the pandemic and into a better future

Introducción a Temas de Género y Lenguaje Incluyente (closed group)

10 March | 22.20 CET | Administrative staff in Mexico |
Introduce the administrative staff to Gender issues and inclusive language around administrative processes.

Mujeres indígenas, acceso a la justicia y COVID-19

12 March | 19.00 CET | online event for GIZ staff |
Reflect on the justiciability of the rights of indigenous women in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic in Oaxaca; in order to mainstream the perspectives of interculturality; racism, gender and legal pluralism in its various lines of work.

 

Violencia Doméstica contra Mujeres y Niñas en tiempos de COVID-19

12 March | 17.30 CET | online event for GIZ staff |
Share the results of an analytical model to record domestic violence in municipalities of Mexico according to the profile of the women who report it and the contextual factors.

 

Micromachismos y la Guía del Buen Aliado

11 March | 23.59 CET | Good Governance Cluster & Gender Working Group Mexico |
Understand the conceptual bases of micromachisms, how they work and how to dismantle them through simple actions.

Lanzamiento de Grupo de Trabajo de Género e Integridad Empresarial

11 March | 17.00 CET | online event for GIZ staff |
Join the efforts of local organizations in Mexico and Colombia that are already working on the issue of Gender and Business Integrity.

Migración climática con perspectiva de género

11 March | 15.30 CET | Climate Change Cluster & Gender Working Group Mexico |
Session on the interlinkages between Climate Change and Migration with a gender perspective.

Taller de lenguaje inclusivo

10 March | 23.59 CET | Gender working group Mexico |
Session with practical exercises on how to incorporate inclusive language, workshop limited to 25 people from the GIZ Mexico staff, mainly personnel with communication activities.

Plática sobre los fundamentos básicos del lenguaje inclusivo

10 March | 23.00 CET | GIZ Mexico |
Join us in a brief talk about the abc of inclusive language, what it is and how we can use it in our day to day.

Ganadería sustentable de montaña con equidad e inclusión de género

10 March | 18.00 CET | Gender Working group Mexico and Climate Change Cluster |
Provide a productive alternative with equity and gender inclusion, to improve the quality of life of mountain inhabitants through the sustainable use of their natural resources.

Building Back Better – With Gender-Responsive Infrastructure

10 March | 15.30 CET | online event for GIZ staff |
Highlighting the great challenges and great potential of Gender-Responsive Infrastructure to build back better.

 

Mujeres a bordo

9 March | 19.00 CET | online event for GIZ staff |
This session discusses the importance of female participation in the transport sector to ensure the construction of just and sustainable cities.

#YoTambienMeQuedoenlaEscuela

9 March | 18.00 CET | online event for GIZ staff |
Workshop to raise awareness on the importance of learning as well as promoting dual education as an alternative staying in school.

Violencia de género durante la pandemia por COVID-19

8 March | 16.00 CET | Workshop for Gender Group Mexico and CSOs |
Discussion of the effects of confinement on men and women, as well as the actions and challenges of care from the perspective of organized civil society.

Taller participativo “Inclúyete al género: Análisis con perspectiva de género de las brechas de inclusión financiera para las mujeres mexicanas”

8 March | 10.00 CET | for the Gender Working Group |
Workshop to share an analysis of the existing gender gaps in financial inclusion issues and the benefits of promoting it through the programs promoted by GIZ.

Make It in Albania- I can become a driver of change

8 March | public social media video |
Messages from 11 women who made their dream come true and broke stereotypes and prejudices, in Albania.

Online Conference “Access of women in rural areas to property rights”

26 February | Online conference for invited guests |
The online conference focused on increasing the cooperation for active promotion of positive examples of gender equality, establishment of mechanisms for education and information of the women from the rural areas for their economic and social development.

What needs to be done to end abuse and exploitation of Migrant Domestic Workers in Lebanon?

12 March | 09.30-11.30 CET | GIZ-Internal online workshop |
the Gender Working Group Lebanon invites you to a workshop on What needs to be done to end abuse and exploitation of Migrant Domestic Workers in Lebanon? An online workshop with the Anti-Racism Movement (ARM)

 

Launch of Gender Equality Toolbox for Inclusive Business Models in Mozambique

10 March | 10.00-11.CET | GIZ virtual event |
Launch of the gender equality toolbox for the inclusive business models and developmentpartnerships with the private  sector.

Women economic empowerment/ Women entrepreneurship

All week | physical and virtual events in French| 
One or more events every day, exploring gender equality in many different sectors.

Accès au foncier de la femme

8 March | TBD | conférence pour GIZ employé-es à Madagascar | 
Le Ministère de l’Aménagement du Territoire et des travaux Publics et la GIZ  ProPFR, vont organiser une conférence-débat  portant le thème “Accès au foncier et développement durable”

COVID-19 Impact Analysis on Gender Equality in Tunisia

10 March | 10.00 CET | Online event for GIZ staff in French |
Presentation and discussion of the findings of a COVID-19 impact analysis on gender equality in Tunisia, including 

Intersectionality 101

10 March | 11.00-12.00 CET| Online event for GIZ staff and partners – presentations attached |
We will be unpacking concepts of intersectionality as a framework for project implementation and the working environment.

Conférence débat sur « le genre et le professionnalisme »

8 March | event for gender FPs in Chad | reports in English et en francais |
Presentation on Gender & Professionalism and film streaming

The shadow pandemic: Online and ICT*-facilitated violence against women and girls during COVID-19

10 March | 14.00-15.00 CET | GIZ online event |
When women and girls do have access to the Internet, they face online violence more often than men in many different ways. Research and activists confirm that this problem has increased during the Covid-19.

Leadership in Fragile Contexts – The Role of Women in Peacebuilding

4 March | 16.00 – 17.30 CET |
Which countries and individuals are exemplary for the participation of women in foreign
policy? Which responsibility does German foreign policy bear? How do women perceive their
role on the foreign policy stage and are their demands heard? What special challenges arise
in fragile contexts? These are some of the questions we would like to explore at our event.

District Gender Dialogue in Mbale and Moroto

All week | dialogue streamed on Ugandan community-based radio |
Open dialogue on the roles of local government, civil society, academia and the media in achieving women’s full and effective participation and decision-making in public life.

Individual Coaching on “Gender sensitivity in the workplace”

12 March | private event – enter lottery by 8 March |
Individual 30-min coaching on topics such as gender diversity, the ability of organisations to learn, sustainable management and social entrepreneurship

Diversifying development and foreign policy: Presentation LGBTI Inclusion Strategy of the German Government

12 March | 14.00 – 15.00 CET | public virtual event on MS Teams |
Members of the AA and BMZ will present the background, emergence and adoption of the LGBTI Inclusion Strategy and explain its goals, overarching approaches for development cooperation and foreign policy.

Role of Women in building an energy conscious society

10 March | 09.5-11.15 CET | virtual event for APLAC gender focal points |
Panel discussion with national gender experts from academia, industry and the public sector will attempt to shed light on the rarely explored gender-energy nexus

Promoting Women’s Employment: What works?

12 March | 10.00-12.00 CET | virtual event for GIZ staff in Albanian language |
stocktaking of women’s employment promotion interventions in Kosovo

Women share experiences in video snippets

All week | event for GIZ Mozambique staff and public video campaign |
20 short videos about female empowerment in Mozambique are published throughout the week 

Gender Equality in Land Tenure

5 March | 10.00-11.00 CET | online discussion for GIZ staff |
Assuring equal right and equal access of women and men to land ownership

Cómo cerrar las brechas de género – buenas prácticas de Centroamérica

11 March | 17.00-18.30 CET | public virtual event |
Closing gender gaps in the sectors of transport, REDD+, violence prevention, energy and geothermal energy

GIZ El Salvador: ¡2021 Junt@s!

9 March | for GIZ El Salvador only |
Experience and knowledge exchange and presentation of the national GIZ Gender Committee and Gender Action Plan 2021

GIZ INDIA ꟾ Gender Day Online Meet 2021

11 March | 10.00-11.00 CET | public virtual event |
Join in to discuss how the pandemic has affected Equality, what we can and should do given our work and how to progress towards a gender equal world.

 

GIZ INDIA ꟾ Gender Breakfast Meeting

12 March | 16.30 – 17.30 CET | virtual event for GIZ India | 
We will explore corruption’s linkages to gender equality issues and how it impacts women’s empowerment.

Webinar: Gender Lens Investing

8 March | 16.00 -17.15 CET | public virtual event|
This webinar outlines the concept of gender lens or gender smart investing, and takes a deep-dive into the regional experiences from Latin America and the Caribbean.

Campaign #womenmobilize

All of March | virtual activities, publication launch, #womenmobilize |
Follow the Hashtag #womenmobilize on Social Media to stay updated with new campaigns, insights and events! Publication of the third “Remarkable Women in Transport” 

Generation Equality Forum – GIZ internal Info Session

4 March | 09:30-10:00 CET and 16:00-16:30 CET | virtual event for GIZ staff |
The SP Gender informs about the Generation Equality Forum, Germany’s role and thematic focus in the Action Coalition Economic Justice and Rights.

Podcats from Space – Live Recording with Women Mobilize Women

9 March | 15.00 – 15:30 CET | Virtual event for GIZ staff |
In the framework of GIZ Gender Week, we would like to introduce you to our new podcast and give you the chance to be part of our conversation

Gender Meets Tech: Young Iraqi startups develop digital solutions to end gender-based violence

11 March 2021 | 13.00 CET | virtual public event |
Two GIZ project will discuss their jointly implemented online hackathon to find innovative digital solutions to prevent violence against women and girls in Iraq.

Quiz on Gender Equality

All week | This is a private activity for the Programe Migration & Diaspora | 
Each day, the quiz will focus on a different topic: Gender and Covid-19, Gender within GIZ, Gender and Migration, Facts on the topic of Gender, Women as Role Models.

African Union Panel Discussion on GBV and women migrant workers

10 March | 14.00-15.30 CET | private event for African Union members and stakeholders |
How can Africa achieve social justice by including everyone’s protection needs and voices?

Striving for Generation Equality – What a short film has to do with women entrepreneurship promotion in India

9 March | 11:00-12:30 CET | GIZ online event |
Join us for an exclusive screening of the critically acclaimed short film B. Selvi & Daughters followed by a discussion of the the film campaign and female entrepreneurship in the context of Generation Equality.

Mes de la Equidad, la Igualdad y la Justicia de Género en la GIZ Bolivia y Paraguay

All week | private events for GIZ Paraguay and Bolivia staff and one public song competition |
One week full of activities, events and competitions about gender equality

NICD Learning from the Field – IRC Approach Engaging Men through Accountable Practices to Reduce Gender Inequalities and Promote Non-Violence

10 March | 13.00- 14.30 CET  | Virtual event – participate via MS-Teams |
EMAP is an approach to prevent gender-based violence through a structured process of overcoming violence-related gender stereotypes. IRC members are going to share valuable field experiences from different contexts and important lessons learnt.

Reaction – Reflection – Action: follow-up discussion on women’s economic empowerment and Covid-19

11 March | 13.30 – 15.00 CET | This is a virtual event |
What options are there towards more gender transformative change and against “business as usual”? How do we shape our COVID-19 response in collaboration with donors, partners and target groups? Do we have good experience to draw upon?

Female Leadership: Successes and Challenges during COVID-19

9 March | 10.30 – 12.00 CET |  GIZ Bangladesh only – documentation here |
The event highlights how COVID-19 impacted women leaders, especially their successes and challenges during the pandemic. Three women leaders will share their experiences.

Work-life Balance during Covid-19 pandemic – Survey

March 9 | 10.00-11.30 CET | private event for GIZ-Kosovo only |
Survey and result presentation on how GIZ Kosovo staff experience the effects of the pandemic, especially in terms of gender equality perspective.

Challenging Gender Stereotypes – Online theater

11 March | 10.00-12.00 CET | private event for GIZ Kosovo and Macedonia |
Through online theater and entertainment prepared by experienced artists, GIZ Kosovo Gender Group will challenge gender stereotypes.

The implications of Emerging Tech on Gender Equality – Workshop

14 April | 09.30 – 11.30 CET | this is a virtual event with limited spaces – RSVP by email to register |
In this Workshop, we want to understand the implications of disruptive technologies concerning gender equality. Together we will outline the impact on gender equality that may infer from the technologies listed in the Tech Detector.

Pakistan: Gender Week 2021

All week | time TBD | these are private events for GIZ Pakistan |
GIZ Pakistan has designed several physical and virtual activities and events for this gender week.

Women Economic Empowerment – Best Practices from Zambia’s Agricultural Projects

17 March | 09.00 – 11.00 CET | Virtual event |
If you ever wondered what role Women Economic Empowerment can play in your project, hop in and get inspired!

“Towards a Gender-Equal World” – Official Opening of GIZ Gender Week 2021

8 March | 14.00 – 15.30 CET | public virtual event |
This year’s GIZ Gender Week will take stock of how we are dealing with the effects of the COVID-19 at present and how best we can safe-guard achievements made on gender equality against any deterioration and backlash.

WBG Women, Business and the Law 2021 report and findings & German policy provisions and actions aimed at closing existing gender gaps

10 March | 15.00 – 16.30 CET | public virtual event | 
Presentation, discussion and exchange with high-level members of the WBG, BMZ and GIZ. 

Women´s Economic Empowerment in Africa (WEE) – Working towards Gender Equality in times of COVID-19

1 March | 10.00 – 12.00 CET | Public virtual event – watch recording here |
As many Covid-19 measures build on existing social and economic structures which are not gender-neutral, the effects of the pandemic affect African women particularly hard.