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

International Women’s Day celebration 2021

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

Gender equality matters in the COVID-19 response

Day’s Objectives

  • To create awareness on gender equality, women empowerment to galvanize support for gender mainstreaming and gender programming within GIZ.
  • To mobilize support for gender equality actions within GIZ Uganda programs
  • To highlight GCSP contributions to gender mainstreaming and empowerment of women amongst Civil Society actors in Uganda.
  • To celebrate women and girls’ contributions in the management of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Agenda: Day one:  9th March,2021 Opening Session

Time Topic Purpose & Methodology
09:00 – 09:15 Climate setting (announce participation procedures, agenda for the day) Registration of participants in attendance.
09:15 -09:30 Overview of IWD and why it important and more so to GIZ Introduction of the event and emphasising the importance of Gender programming to GIZ
9:30 – 10:00 Overview of the Gender situation in Uganda (quiz) and opens the commitment wall) To appreciate Gender programming
10:00 – 10:15 Event opening remarks from Konstanze head of GCSP Demonstrate Programme commitment to Gender and call to action by all parties.
10:15 – 11:05 Panel discussion; Panellists: Women leaders at GIZ Uganda.

TopicLeading through change: Leadership, Gender and COVID 19.

7min per panellist and 20 min for discussion

Purpose: Share experience of leadership and COVID 19 pandemic.

Sharing gender inclusion approaches undertaken in programmes

Guiding question

·       Speakers will share stories of bold leadership, innovative approaches undertaken during the COVID 19 Pandemic, and provide insights on a future re-imagined.
·       How do you use your power to make things different for women at GIZ?
·       How do you incorporate a gender lenses in leadership as well as in programmes under?

11:05– 11:30 Introduction to GIZ Gender Strategy & Sexual Harassment policy ·       Increase awareness on the policy and hence support operationalisation.
·       Method: Presentation
11:30 -11:40 Commitment signing to challenge gender inequality ·       Writing and signing gender commitments
11:40– 12:00 Team 2 inspects the exhibition tents and signs commitment ·       Collect IEC materials
·       Seek clarification
·       Sign commitment Wall
12:00 -12:20 Team 3 inspects and signs commitment ·       Collect IEC materials
·       Seek clarification
·       Sign commitment Wall
12:20 – 12:40 Team 4 ·       Collect IEC materials
·       Seek clarification
·       Sign commitment Wall
12:40 – 13:00 Team 5 ·       Collect IEC materials
·       Seek clarification
·       Sign commitment Wall
  End of day 1  

 

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