08 March 2017, Wednesday

Semana de Género en la GIZ México

La GIZ es una organización comprometida con la igualdad de género al ser un derecho humano, un factor clave para alcanzar el desarrollo sostenible y un criterio de calidad de nuestro trabajo. Por ello, a fin de promover el intercambio

Gender Sensitive Initiatives to Reduce Malnutrition: A Joint Action to Improve Dietary Diversity among Women and Children in Madhya Pradesh (India)

The Department of Women & Child Development, Bhopal in collaboration with GIZ & the NGOs celebrated International Women’s Day on 8th of March, 2017 to improve nutritional diversity and improved quality intake of diets in a gender-equitable manner to reduce

Semana de Género en Nicaragua

documentación del evento:  El tema de género en la empresa es un factor clave para el desarrollo sostenible y un criterio de calidad de nuestra labor: mejoramos los resultados de nuestras intervenciones teniendo en cuenta las realidades de vida diferentes

An application to prevent and fight violence against women…? / ¿Una App para prevenir y combatir la violencia contra las mujeres…?

Event Documentation: An application to prevent and fight violence against women…? …?…Yes, of course!  The National Corporation for Telecommunication of Ecuador (CNT-EP) presented the new design and functions of its application “Junt@s” (Together) this 8th of March 2017 on the

Celebrated Debate: Gender-Week Mozambique

Event documentation: About 50 colleagues participated in the Gender Week Event of GIZ Mozambique, including some representatives from NGOs and EU delegation. Based on a participative approach and on pictures of Mozambican women – fruit sellers, waste collectors and accountants from

Wear you purple ribbons if you stand for equality on IWD (and every other day)

On march 8th 2017, the Corporate Sustainability Handprint Comittee for Family and Work balance proposed to wear purple ribbons. Instead of just saying “Happy International Women´s Day”, we invited all GIZ Costa Rica personnel to wear purple ribbons to conmmemorate and

Talk by Jabulani Pereira: Transgender, intersex and gender non-conforming identity

Jabulani Pereira, as transgendered man, is sharing his story from a Human Rights’ and African perspective. Jabulani is the Director of Iranti-org. He co-founded Iranti with Neo Musangi in 2012. Jabulani has a master degree in arts and over 30 years of experience as an activist.

International women’s day celebrations in Afghanistan

International women’s day on 8th of March 2017 The International Women’s Day is worldwide celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women while calling for gender equality. GIZ Rule of Law supports the Directorates of Women’s Affairs  in

EAC CELEBRATE THE INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

International Women’s Day is annually held on March 8 to celebrate women’s achievements throughout history and across nations. It is also known as the United Nations (UN) Day for Women’s Rights and International Peace. The UN drew global attention to

Movie screening “Girl Rising”

From Academy Award-nominated director Richard E. Robbins, Girl Rising journeys around the globe to witness the strength of the human spirit and the power of education to change the world. Viewers get to know nine unforgettable girls living in the

Photo stories “Super women” / Fotohistorietas “super mujeres”

Event Documentation: “Super women, true women” Exhibition of various photo stories about local women and their work during the events organized by local authorities in the Tungurahua and Napo provinces of Ecuador. We will also host two events where those

Information campaign / Campaña de información

Event Documentation: Information campaign We answer your questions and share your commitments to gender equality through an interactive (photo) campaign during GIZ Gender Week (6th to 10th of march). We also show a video of the play “Los cimarrones” (“The untamed”). GIZ

Balancing Work, Family, Community, Self – Can Working Women Have It All?

Event Documentation: Balancing Work, Family, Community, Self: Can Working Women Have It All? To commemorate International Women’s Day on 8 March 2017, the Gender Working Group in GIZ Bangladesh organised a discussion session on a topic that has been under

Launch of NPP Women Econcomic Empowerment

The Open Policy Advisory Fund (OPAF) has supported the Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs, Martyrer and Disabled in Afghanistan (MOLSAMD) during the process of drafting a National Priority Programm (NPP)  for Women Economic Empowerment in Afghanistan. In  a participatory process

Closing event of the gender week in Benin: 13 events in total

Event Documentation: GIZ Benin participated in the GIZ Gender Week from 06 to 10 march 2017 by organizing 13 out of 43 events held by the Africa Department, for example an exhibition about gender and equal access to energy which

Radio broadcasting on “Women and market gardening: access to land and integrated management of soil fertility”

Event Documentation: On the occasion of the “International Women’s Day” the project “Soil protection and soil rehabilitation for food security in Benin” (ProSOL) launched a debate on the subject “Women and market gardening: access to land and integrated management of

Screening and panel discussion: “Think again!” in Benin

The energy sector contributes significantly to the key pillars of sustainable, social, economic and environmental development. Unfortunately, women are underrepresented in this sector, whether as members of communities where energy projects are implemented, in public offices where energy programs and

Conference “Gender-sensitive Budgeting” at the Benin Ministry of Planning

Event Documentation: On the occasion of the International Women’s Day the program “Macroeconomic advisory service on poverty reduction”  (ACMERP) organised a conference on the subject “gender-sensitive budgeting”.  The conference took place at the Ministry of Planning. Pictures: Have a look at

Women from the Mono Delta engaged in natural resource management

Event Documentation: The Mono RBT Delta project works on the creation of the Transboundary Biosphere Reserve in the Mono River Delta in Benin and Togo. This process actively involves the populations of the project areas. In a vision of sustainable

Training of girls on nutrition and their responsibilities for healthy and active living

Event Documentation: The Global Programme on Food and Nutrition Security, Enhanced Resilience in Benin (ProSAR) organised a Training for girls on nutrition and their responsibilities for healthy and active living at the Girl’s High School. Have a look at the GIZ

Exposition « le genre et accès à l’énergie » / Exhibition “gender and access to energy”

The program “Energising Development” (EnDev) organise the exhibition “gender and access to energy” to show through pictures the relevance of the gender dimension in the energy sector. The exhibition highlights the negative effects of the lack of access to energy

Gender Breakfast Meeting 2017 in Ghana

The GIZ Ghana Gender Network under the auspices of the Country Director is organising a Gender Breakfast Meeting as part of the Gender Week 2017 and also to commemorate the International Women’s Day 2017. The event will be to used to

“Make your move!”

On the 8th of March 2017, citizens in Mafeteng, Lesotho, are going to be encouraged to voice out their own individual opinions concerning gender. These different opinions will generate an innovative and productive environment for a discussion that will point

Women Solidarity March, Lesotho

Looking at the International Women’s Day values, the GIZ PISA team in Leribe is conducting in cooperation with Bacha – re – Bacha the Women Solidarity March on the 8th of March 2017. We want the gender and health issues

Women’s Day in Mokhotlong, Lesotho

As the GIZ PISA project is a platform that provides political information, we as the local PISA Center in Mokhotlong will, on the 8th of March 2017, concentrate on women’s rights. Especially in rural areas, women are faced with challenges

Community campaign meetings on promoting women land rights

In line with the International Women’s day theme, “Be bold for change”, GIZ Strengthening Human Rights in Uganda, GIZ Uganda Civil Peace Service in partnership with the Ateker Women Land Rights Partners is being bold by conducting 18 community campaign

High school Debate on Gender Activity

Men and women should be treated equally. This very basic topic is going to be our motto here at the PISA district center in Quthing, Lesotho. On Friday 08th of March 2017 we will invite the debating clubs of two

Lunchtime Quiz on Gender and Gender Equality

During this event, we seek to discuss and exchange some surprising facts about Gender and Gender Equality in Tanzania in a fun and engaging way!

Women in public spaces

Event Documentation: On the occasion of the celebration of the International Women’s Day by GIZ in Mozambique, the Good Financial Governance („BGF“) program is pleased to present several of its initiatives for gender equity and women empowerment in the country.

Show your support for Gender Equality!

GIZ Tanzania, is widespread throughout the country, with colleagues working in many different towns and regions. In order to enable all of our colleagues to show their support for Gender Equality and come together as one GIZ on this occasion,

Awareness Raising

To raise awareness among GIZ and partner organizations’ staff on issues of gender–based violence all GIZ offices in the country will hang up posters with the GIZ ‘Our voice against gender-based violence’ logo. Additionally, stickers will be given out, in

Women, Land and Corruption

The national chapter of Transparency International in Madagascar produced a short movie (~ 5 minutes) on the topic: “Women, land and corruption”. This short movie will be broadcasted on the national TV channel of Madagascar (TVM) and a private channel

Brown Bag Lunch

Discussion on Gender and work-life-balance; focusing on issues such as: – How to balance family and work with women and men pursuing careers equally – Stumbling blocks that prevent equal opportunities for both men and women

Gender Pop-Up Centre

Date: 08 March 2017, 10.00 – 17.00 h, GIZ Kosovo House 1, big conference room Dear colleagues, We would like to invite you to join us at the Gender Pop-Up Centre on Wednesday, 08.03.2017, at GIZ Kosovo. You can stop by

Info Point: Women and Leadership – Frauen in Führung

Event Dokumentation: Frauen in Führung – Beispiele aus der Arbeit der GIZ im In- und Ausland Im Rahmen der Genderwoche und anlässlich des Weltfrauentages widmete sich ein Info-Stand dem Thema „Frauen in Führung – Beispiele aus der Arbeit der GIZ

Shaping Our Future Through Conversations that Matter : ’Gender Equality in the Changing World : Planet 50-50 by 2030′

Event Documentation: Café Tables at GIZ India’s Gender Café Event were discussing issues pertinent to both men and women of a changing world: Empowerment of women through digital solutions; Gender sensitive communications, ‘Addressing women’s safety’ ‘Role and involvement of Men in

“Our voice against gender-based violence” – photo exhibition

Event Documentation: 854 photos. 38 countries. 1362 active participants: 818 women and 544 men. This is the impressive result of the GIZ-wide photo campaign “Your voice against gender-based violence”. On the occasion of the international 16 Days of Activism against