GIZ Palestine: “We are a voice, not an echo” – How Palestinian refugee women engage in their communities

Ramallah, West Bank/Palestine – “You should go and work in a store not as a taxi driver!” A young Palestinian man is taking a taxi in Ramallah´s city centre and cannot believe that a young woman is driving the taxi.

GIZ Benin: MONO Delta – Rencontre entre des groupements de femmes

Documentation de la Manifestation: Le mardi 08 mars 2016, dans le village de Véha, commune de Lokossa, au Bénin, a été célébrée la journée internationale de la femme. Dans le cadre du projet de Réserve de Biosphère Transfrontalière du Delta

GIZ Vietnam: Catch Up and Move On

Event Documentation: In an open and casual atmosphere  GIZ Vietnam staff was invited to catch up on recent gender debates in the development cooperation sector and to move on with their gender-sensitive programming. They also got the chance to win

GIZ Tunisia: Gender Challenge 2016

Documentation of the Event: Throughout the Gender Week GIZ staff members in Tunisia received daily mails asking them to observe, look for, analyse and reveal gender-related inequalities and phenomena in everyday life with a new Topic each day (questions: please see

GIZ Tunisia: Reception with the German Embassy and the Goethe Institute Tunis

Event Documentation: Following the invitation by Petra Dachtler (Deputy Head of Mission of the German Embassy in Tunis) some 80 representatives of Tunisian civil society organisations, other embassies and UN agencies came to watch the BMZ movie on economic participation of

GIZ Madagascar: Course pour la Solidarité Féminine

Documentation of the Event: Am 08. März 2016 wurde vor Ort ein “Course pour la Solidarité Féminine” (weiblicher Solidaritätslauf) organisiert, an dem eine GIZ-Mannschaft teilgenommen hat. Darüber hinaus hat die Mannschaft unter dem GIZ Gender Motto “l’égalité, un atout pour tous” den Fotowettbewerb, der im Rahmen des Laufs stattgefunden

GIZ Palestine: Theater Play “UM Mohammed shines” on International Women’s Day

Documentation of the Event: The GIZ Gender Focal Point Group in Ramallah performed a theater play “UM Mohammed shines”, celebrating International Women’s Day. Unexpected acting talents were revealed and due to the great cooperation among programs and staff everybody seemed

Werkstattgespräch in Eschborn: „Wirtschaftliches Empowerment von Frauen in Afrika – Erfahrungsbericht einer interdisziplinären Prüfmission“

Dokumentation der Veranstaltung: Während des Werkstattgesprächs wurden die Eindrücke und Ergebnisse der Prüfmission zu dem geplanten GG2-Vorhaben „Qualifizierung von Frauen im Agrar- und Ernährungssektor“ vorgestellt und anschließend gemeinsam mit dem Publikum diskutiert. Katrin Schneider, an der Prüfung beteiligte Gutachterin zum Gender

GIZ Tanzania: Seminar on the Rights of Women under the Maputo protocol and Accessing the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights

Please access the concept note and program of the event here:

GIZ Philippines: Special Edition Newsletter on Gender

Special Edition GIZ Philippines and Pacific Newsflash (eNewsletter) When – released on 08 March 2016 Where – Philippines and the Pacific With – sent to all GIZ personnel; organized by gender working group What –  This edition focuses on efforts

GIZ Philippines: Film Critiquing, an Extended Brown Bag Capacity Development Session for the Gender Month

When – Wednesday, March 30, 2016 12:00 PM-4:00 PM Where – GOM Conference Room, 9th Floor, PDCP Bank Centre, Makati City With – open invitation to GIZ Philippine personnel; organized by gender working group What –  Film by internationally renowned

GIZ Mongolia: Gender week event

Event Documentation: GIZ globally announced the Gender week 2016 between March 7-11, 2016 on the topic of gender equality and women’s empowerment. In accordance with this occasion, IMRI program organized an event of “Current gender equality issues in Mongolia” in

GIZ Mongolia: Women in Engineering

When: March 12, 2016 Where: GMIT, Nalaikh, Mongolia With: Students and student candidates and parents (Christina Seidler, DAAD-Fachlektorin & Associate for Student and Intercultural Affairs; Munkhtsetseg, Bachelor student) What: Information about gender distribution in engineering, chances and challenges for women

GIZ Tanzania dressed in purple on International Women’s Day

When: 8th of March Where: Tanzania What: To raise awareness about the celebration of International Women’s Day, GIZ employees in Tanzania were requested to dress in purple, the colour of that special day. Many colleagues followed this request  as you

GIZ Ghana: Gender Breakfast – Bringing the Gender Week to Ghana

When? Thursday, 10. March 2016, 9.00-11.00am Where? GIZ Ghana Conference Room, Accra With? Kwaku Obeng Programme: – Breakfast – Presentation of the E4D Project “Female Professionals in Electronics” which won the 3rd price GIZ in the GIZ Gender Contest 2016

GIZ Bolivia: ¿Existe el techo de cristal en Bolivia?

La GIZ Bolivia celebrará El Día internacional de las mujeres a través de un documental-debate sobre el tema  ¿Existe el techo de cristal en Bolivia?   El 7 de marzo en la Agencia (Sala 1)- de las 18.00 a las 19.30

GIZ Benin: « Meilleur accès des femmes agricultrices à la terre »/ « Verbesserter Zugang von Bäuerinnen zum Boden » / « Improved access of women farmers to land »

Documentation de la manifestation: SEWoH : « La parité en 2030 : avancer plus vite vers l’égalité des sexes! » Cotonou, salle de réunion ProCIVA La journée du 8 mars 2016, a été célébrée avec la participation des femmes du bureau de

GIZ Mauritania: En tant qu’ employée à la GIZ

When: March 8, 11h-12h Where: GIZ Mauritania With: Female national staff GIZ What: Getting to know how female colleagues perceive the impact of gender on their daily work experience

GIZ Egypt: Training on gender and combating sexual harassment through creative youth-friendly campaigns

Documentation of the Event: IFMSA & New Imprint Foundation Training (GIZ Egypt) – 24 university students from 10 Egyptian governorates have successfully participated in a three-day intensive training programme on campaigning to combat sexual harassment.  The training programme included presentations

GIZ Egypt: WenDo self-defence workshop

When: 11 – 12 March .2016 Where: Swiss Club, Imbaba, Cairo, Egypt With: Imprint Movement What: WenDo self-defence workshop An additional workshop targeting female volunteers and team members from the New Imprint Foundation, a Cairo based NGO is organized. New

GIZ Egypt: WenDo self-defence workshop with awareness raising session

Documentation of the event: WenDo Workshop (GIZ Egypt) – 12 female colleagues from GIZ Egypt participated in a basic WenDo training workshop organized in the framework of the GIZ Gender Week 2016. WenDo is a holistic self-defence approach that teaches participants

Gender-Gruppe Jemen: Gender in der Kaffeepause – Kurzfilm & Diskussion

When: Thursday, 10.03.2016, 15:00 – 15:45 hrs Where: Eschborn, house 2, ED32078 Who: Dorina Derwanz, Gender Group, GIZ Yemen What: Gender in your coffee break – Short Film & Discussion “Women in leadership positions in Yemen” – A video project

Eschborn: „Gender in Akquise und Vergabe“ Workshop

Dokumentation der Veranstaltung: Die Präsentationen zur Veranstaltung können hier heruntergeladen werden:     ———————————————————— Wann: 08. März 2016, 10:00  – 12:30 Uhr Wo: Eschborn Was: Im Rahmen des Workshops möchten wir gemeinsam mit Ihnen das Thema Gender in Akquise und

GIZ Bangladesh: Stories of Change – Celebrating International Women’s Day

Event Documentation: “Gender equality starts at home! – that is one of the five strategic elements in the framework of the GIZ Gender Strategy. Gender equality within the company – what does it mean to us? On International Women’s Day,

GIZ Nepal: The Nepali adaption of “The Vagina Monologues 2016″

Celebrate International Women’s Day with a special performance dedicated to celebrate femininity, diversity, relationships and love: Booking Show of: The Nepali adaption of “The Vagina Monologues 2016 – योनिकाकथाहरु” When: Tuesday, 08.03.2015, 4.30-6.00 pm Nepali time Where: Rato Bangalar School in

GIZ Benin: Interne Reflexion über Möglichkeiten von Frauenförderung im Programm PDDC/ Réflexion à l’interne du PDDC sur les perspectives de promotion du personnel (hommes/femmes)

Documentation de la manifestation: L’activité a permis d’échanger à l’interne du programme par rapport à l’un des trois objectifs genre 2016 de la GIZ Benin et objectif 4 de la « Stratégie de mise en œuvre « Genre » du département

Kenya: International Women’s day celebration

When: March 8th Where: Kenyatta International Convention Center With: The Ministry of Public Service, Youth and Gender Affairs This event is held to commemorate the international women’s day, in attendance will be, H.E the First Lady Margret Kenyatta, Director the

Kenya: The first lady half marathon

When: March 6th Where: Kenya; Nyayo Stadium With: The first lady of Kenya What: Marathon seeks to raise funds to increase access to better health so as to improve the health of mothers and children. Organized and coordinated by the

GIZ Kenya: Gender mainstreaming in programmes and projects

When: March 22nd Where: GIZ Kenya, Nairobi With GIZ: Kenya Gender Focal Persons and Gender Focal Points from partner organisations What: Gender Training: Gender Focal Persons serve as resource persons within their respective programmes and their partner’s organisations. They are

GIZ Tunisia: Narcisse

Event Documentation: Around 50 GIZ staff watched the Tunisian movie “Narcisse” followed by a debate with director Sonia Chamkhi and several actors. The movie tells the story of Hind, a 30-year-old actress, who has the lead role in a play

GIZ Tunisia: Women and (local) politics

Documentation of the Event: Framed by a thought-provoking and informative input by Salwa Kennou, president of the NGO AFTURD and expert on participation of women in (local) politics, around 15 GIZ staff met with several participants in the project “La

GIZ Benin: « Ensemble pour l’égalité entre les sexes! » « Zusammen für die Geschlechtergleichstellung! » «Together for the gender equality! »

Documentation de la manifestation: « Genre » en tant que thème transversal et l’égalité entre les sexes comme modèle sont partout, aussi là où à première vue on ne le dirait pas. A travers de courtes vidéos les programmes ont

Bad Honnef: Entwicklungspolitisches Kamingespräch – Politik am Abend

Dokumentation der Veranstaltung: Im Rahmen der GIZ-Genderwoche 2016 fand am Weltfrauentag, dem 8. März, das Entwicklungspolitische Kamingespräch mit dem Schwerpunkt „Gender: Wie setze ich die Gleichberechtigung der Geschlechter in meiner Arbeit um?“ statt. Im Bildungszentrum der Akademie für Internationale Zusammenarbeit

GIZ Mozambique: Gender Week Events in Maputo and Provinces

Events in Maputo, Mozambique Capital: GIZ’ efforts for gender equality will be celebrated on Thursday, 10 of March in Mozambique’s capital Maputo. During the afternoon, GIZ colleagues will meet in the CaféKULTUR, a small familiar restaurant linked with the Mozambican-German

GIZ Algeria: Gender-based violence in Algeria in light of new law

When: 6 march, 14-16.00h Where: Algiers Office of GIZ Algeria With: Retired Judge and Assistant Professor at the Algerian School of Magistrates What: Presentation of a new Algerian law incriminating violence against women for the first time in history

GIZ Chad: Workshop on “Gender” and its importance for the GIZ

Gender Activity in N’Djamena, Tchad When: Wednesday, 16th March 2016, 9-11h Where: N’Djamena With: A Gender Focal Point from Cameroon will lead the workshop. (tbd) What: An interactive workshop on “Gender” as a sociological concept and its importance for the

GIZ Cameroon: « Le Genre en Action / Gender in Action »

Documentation de la manifestation: La 9ème édition de la série d’évènements «Semaine Genre» de la coopération allemande s’est déroulée du 2 au 4 mars 2016. La coopération allemande – à travers la Friedrich Ebert-Stiftung, le Goethe-Institut, la KfW, le DAAD

GIZ Indonesia: “Pledge for Parity” Gender Event 2016

Report of the Event: “Pledge for Parity” was the theme of the 7th annual gender event organized by the GIZ in Indonesia. The event took place in the Cemara 6 Galeri-Museum on 2 March 2016. In honour of this occasion

GIZ Rwanda and GIZ Burundi: Five Questions to Gender Equality

When: 8 March 2016 Where: Kigali, Rwanda With: all colleagues of GIZ Rwanda and colleagues of GIZ Burundi currently residing in Kigali What: The event „Five Questions to Gender Equality“ creates space for reflection, discussion and exchange of ideas on

GIZ DRC: Agissons pour l’égalité des sexes en montrant la force des femmes du Congo! Let us take action for sexual equality highlighting the force of women in Congo!

When: 8.3. 15:30-17:30 (reception); exhibition until the beginning of August Where: GIZ Office Kinshasa With: All GIZ employees, German embassy, KfW, political foundations, Goethe Institute What: A la journée mondiale de la femme, il y aura une réception à l’occasion

GIZ Mali: Renforcement de l’institutionnalisation de la Politique Nationale Genre (PNG) au secteur de de l’Eau et de l’Assainissement au Mali

Renforcement de l’institutionnalisation de la Politique Nationale Genre (PNG) au secteur de de l’Eau et de l’Assainissement au Mali When: 08/03/2016 Where: Ministère de l’Environnement, de l’Eau et de l’Assainissement, Bamako, Mali With: Coalition Nationale de la Campagne Internationale de

Bonn: Lesung mit Gioconda Belli “Mondhitze”

 Documentation of the Event: Von einem auf den anderen Moment kann sich das Leben grundlegend ändern. Mit diesem Satz beginnt der neue Roman “Mondhitze” der nicaraguanischen Schriftstellerin Gioconda Belli. Aus Sicht der Autorin trifft dieser Satz gerade für Deutschland zurzeit

GIZ Ecuador: Training for Men

Event Documentation: Del 16 al 17 de marzo, en el espacio exclusivamente previsto para hombres pudieron profundizar su conocimiento sobre su propia masculinidad y sobre los tipos de masculinidades que existen para prevenir la violencia contra las mujeres. Galería de

GIZ Ecuador: Prize Award Ceremony for the Preliminary Winners of the Online Certification

Event Documentation: La GIZ está en un proceso de certificarse como empresa libre de violencia contra las mujeres por medio de la certificación online “Empresa Segura“. En el evento de medio término de esta certificación, se premiaron con camisetas, libros,

GIZ Ecuador: Participatory Route

Event Documentation: El 3 y el 4 de marzo, voluntarios/as de todas las edades ofrecieron su motivación para capacitarse como co-facilitadores/as de la Ruta Participativa, una metodología de prevención primaria de la violencia contra las mujeres para niños/as primordialmente entre

Bonn/Eschborn: Assessing Economic Empowerment of Women in Private Sector Promotion – Best practices, instruments and success stories

Documentation of the Event: The session presented the findings from two recent studies of the Sector Project Private Sector Development: 1. The results of an in-depth case study involving seven development interventions implemented in eight countries that have been analysed

GIZ India: Gender Day Meet and GIZ India Gender Market Place

Event Documentation: Content and Background: Ambition, competence, determination and resourcefulness do not come with gender labels. Women enter India’s workforce in large numbers, and deliver valuable contribution to the gross national domestic product. However, despite India’s admirable record of economic

Bonn: More Jobs for Women – a Chance for Peace: Economic Empowerment of Women in Regions in Crisis

When: Thursday, 10 March, 5.30-7.30 pm Where: GIZ Bonn, Mäanderbau, Kantine Who: Dr. Christoph Beier, Panelists tbc. What: Women’s economic participation and ending gender-based discrimination contributes both to women’s rights and broader sustainable development. Yet, especially in regions in crisis,

Eschborn/Bonn: Is the glass half full or half empty? Equality in the GIZ, at Daimler and at DHL

Dokumentation der Veranstaltung: Die Präsentation zur Gleichstellung von Frauen und Männern in der GIZ kann hier heruntergeladen werden:     ———————————————————- When: Wednesday, 9 March, 2-4 pm Where: Eschborn Auditorium 2, Bonn BM10027/29, Live Stream for all colleagues via the

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Eschborn: Gender Competition Award Ceremony

Event Documentation: This year, a total of 87 teams from 52 countries took part in the Gender Competition – a new record. ‘Gender equality is a human right, a key to sustainable development and a hallmark of our work’s quality,’