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MenstruAction – From Enthusiasm to Action: See how the GIZ Staff Initiative joined the Global Menstrual Health and Hygiene Movement

Just in time for Menstrual Hygiene Day on 28th May, the GIZ Staff Initiative MenstruAction celebrates the journey from its beginnings until today in a new GIZ publication, illustrating successes of recent years, important milestones, and a small glimpse into

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The Join-Circuit in Zambia: an effective and efficient tool for Social Behavior Change Communication (SBCC)

“Support of Regional Economic Cooperation in Asia (SRECA)” brings together Chinese, German and Mongolian women entrepreneurs

In 2022, “Support of Regional Economic Cooperation in Asia (SRECA)” brings together Chinese, German and Mongolian women entrepreneurs for the second time.  Last year, the SRECA project, which is implemented by GIZ on behalf of the BMZ, initiated a triangular

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Fostering economic participation of vulnerable groups including IDPs in the Sea of Azov region

U-LEAD with Europe Programme

Engaging Religious and traditional actors to prevent Gender-Based Violence (GBV)

GIZ-AGRIJOBS 4 YOUTH PROJECT-Kisumu county-Kenya

Women inclusion in the Zambian water and sanitation sector

Gender for Basic Education and Professional Training in Mozambique

The Women Development and Training Centres in Libya (WDTC)
A space run BY WOMEN FOR WOMEN

ADVANCING WOMEN IN THE ENERGY SECTOR
– A MULTILEVEL PATH FOR A GENDER-EQUITABLE ENERGY TRANSITIO

CONTRIBUTIONS DES FEMMES DANS L’AMELIORATION DES REVENUS

Empoderamiento de las mujeres indígenas Wayuu en la actividad artesanal como modelo
sostenible en el Parque Nacional Natural Bahía Portete Kaurrele en La Guajira, Colombia

Alianza Mexicana-Alemana de Cambio Climático III

S4DA Gender Champions vying for the Real Champions Crown

Panel sur la promotion de l’accès à l’emploi, de la lutte contre les discriminations et de la protection sociale des femmes au Sénégal

Dans le cadre de la mise en œuvre du Projet Ensemble vers la Réforme du Travail, la GIZ a tenu un panel de partage autour de l’égalité de genre sous la présidence effective de Monsieur Samba SY, Ministre du Travail,

Política Exterior Feminista en México

Política Exterior Feminista en México Objetivo General Conocer en qué consiste la Política Exterior Feminista (PEF) que México adoptó en 2020, incluyendo sus objetivos, ejes de trabajo, principios y propuesta de trabajo 2020-2024. Objetivos Específicos • Visibilizar con colegas de

cTVET project improves TVET schools’ organisational gender capacities through Participatory Gender Audits

Cooperative Technical and Vocational Education and Training (cTVET)  developed and submitted recommendations to formulate gender sensitive articles to be integrated in the TVET law revision. The government working group for TVET law reform process were working together with national gender

Appui à l’amélioration de la gestion du foncier « Sen Souf »

Unbeatable Gender Equality Approaches by the “Sustainable Employment through Agribusiness” (AgriBiz) Programme in Ghana

Empowering Women for Leadership:
GIZ Namibia Women in Leadership Mentorship Pilot Programme 2021

Programme “Inclusion of Roma and other marginalized groups in Serbia”

Empowering women and protecting the environment though recycling and upcycling of waste

One swallow doesn´t make a summer:
A Success history of women network in the Solar
Energy in Brazil

oces de mujeres centroamericanas: Juntas para la transformación

Invitación a evento regional_Voces mujeres centroamericanas En conmemoración del 8 de marzo, invitamos el 11 de marzo 2022, a las 9am UTC-6, al conversatorio regional: “Voces de mujeres centroamericanas: Juntas para la transformación”. La igualdad de género es una de

Gender promotion messages

With the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) as background we will share gender promotion messages every day throughout the Gender Week.

The Gender Focal Team and the Seyhan Municipality Women’s Solidarity Centre of the Promotion of Economic Prospects Program in Turkey

Design Thinking (Pensamiento de diseño). Capacidades de mujeres de comunidades indígena-originarias para codiseño de tecnologías con energías modernas – un enfoque sensitivo a género –

“Desarrollo de la Meliponicultura, protagonizada por mujeres chaqueñas, del municipio de Villa Vaca Guzmán”

Incorporación de mujeres en procesos de aserrío

The practical capacity development journey for agripreneurs ‘Gender makes Business Sense’

Gender Promotions in technical Careers

Projet « renforcement des structures de santé, en particulier dans le domaine de la planification
familiale et de la santé des droits sexuels et reproductifs au Burundi »

The Working Group on ‘Gender-Transformative Approaches in Rural Development (GTA RD)’
of the Sector Network Rural Development (SNRD)

Parent Teacher Councils-PTCs

GIZ Gender Award 2022 3rd Prize GG1 category

GENDER AWARENESS THROUGH THE THEATRE (GATT) in TVET

Designing gender-sensitive technological innovations for promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment in low resource settings

Fit for School Program

Gender Award 2022 1st Prize GG1 category

Green Innovation Centres for the Agriculture and Food Sector – India

Nigeria: Empowering Women in Male-dominated Skills Sectors and Support for Vulnerable Groups.

Women Innovation Camp 2021:
Promoting Gender Equality through the Collaboration with the Private Sector

Setting up of Integrated Support Platform for Women Entrepreneurship in Kochi

Strengthening capacity of government agencies in integrating gender equality in the development of legal normative documents

Promoting gender equality (40% of marks)Which objectives and results has your initiative achieved?Describe the context, the organisational unit, the sector or the situation in your country or region. Tell us which approaches have proven effective, which results have already been

Intersectional Diversity Management Initiative

“Intersectionality is a lens through which you can see where power comes and collides, where it interlocks and intersects. It’s not simply that there’s a race problem here, a gender problem here, and a class or LGBTQ+ problem there. Many

Women going Digital – Business Scouts for Development

Die HerausforderungBei gleichem Ausbildungsniveau und identisch hoher Teilnahme am formellen Arbeitsmarkt von Frauen im Vergleich zu Männern könnte das weltweite Wirtschaftswachstum bis zu 20 Billionen US-Dollar höher sein als es heute der Fall ist. Dieses Ungleichgewicht schlägt sich in vielen

SONDERAUSSCHREIBUNG 2021 DIASPORA FOR GENDER EQUALITY

Weltweit ist Geschlechterungleichheit nach wie vor ein gravierendes Problem: In vielen Lebensbereichen sind Frauen noch immer Opfer von Gewalt und geschlechter-spezifischen Diskriminierung und zudem unterrepräsentiert in Politik, Wirtschaft und Wissenschaft. Akteure der Diaspora, also Menschen mit Migrationsgeschichte, die sich der

Der „Nationale Preis für Mädchen im Bereich Berufliche Bildung in Somaliland“ eine Intervention im Vorhaben Förderung der Beruflichen Bildung in Somalia Phase II

 Epilog: Wenn über eine Person nichts gesagt wird, wird diese schnell vergessen. In Somaliland w über junge Frauen und Mädchen nicht gesprochen, eine halbe Gesellschaft wird hier im täglichen Leben vergessen.  LGBTX ist eine Straftat. Es stellt sich die Frage,

Economic and Social Participation of Vulnerable Displaced and Local Population in the South Caucasus (EPIC)

Gender Equality Situation in Georgia Georgia became independent in 1991. Since independence, it has made efforts to improve the situation of gender equality. Women’s economic empowerment is seen as one of the main goals to access gender equality and Georgia

Pakistan: “Empowering Female Staff in Male-Dominant Organization” – A success story on Gender Inclusion:

Gender inequality in Pakistan is deeply rooted in its social and economic systems. According to the ‘Global Gender Gap Report 2021’ published by the World Economic Forum (WEF), Pakistan ranked 153rd out of 156 countries on the gender parity index. GIZ,

Activities of the Gender and Human Rights Working Group of GIZ Brazil

From organized crime to gender equality

Concours genre 2022 (contribution GIZ/BGF/PIREDD/Maniema)

Proyecto ROLESSS

Concurso de Género de la GIZ 2022 Postulados: Asesor y coordinadora del Programa S I Frontera. Proyecto ROLESSS (Redes de Orientación y Liderazgo para la Superación del Sufrimiento Social). Lugar de ejecución: municipios fronterizos de Cúcuta y Villa del Rosario

GIZ Burkina Faso, Projet Promotion de l’emploi pour les Jeunes en milieu rural (ProEmploi)

Gender Group Egypt

Gender Award 2022 3rd Prize GM category

TextILES

Her&Now

MOBILITY SOLUTIONS IN INDIA FROM A GENDER PERSPECTIVE

Issues and challenges in India The transport infrastructure of a country is a key to economic development, and gives people the means to access job opportunities, education, recreation, and medical facilities. However, issues of overcrowding of buses in peak hours,

Juego de conocimientos “¿Quién quiere ser millonari*?

Será un juego de conocimientos en el formato del conocido concurso “Quién quiere ser millonario”, las preguntas serán referentes a cuanto conocemos sobre historia de mujeres emblemáticas, género y políticas de género de la GIZ”

GIZ Gender Analysis as tool to promote gender equality in higher education in Mongolia

On March 15, 2022 German-Mongolian Institute for Resources and Technology (GMIT), will set the spotlight on the GIZ Gender Analysis developed for the new project duration. During the event the new Gender Analysis and trainings for partners will promote a

#SmartDevelopmentDay

For more information and to register visit this site: #smartdevelopmentday – Scaling innovation in an interconnected world (d4dhub.eu)

GIZ Namibia | 15 Suggestions on How to Raise a Feminist Child

Based on the book “Dear Ijeawele – A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions” by Chimamanda Adichie Ngozi, GIZ Namibia staff will receive every day one of the 15 suggestions via email, starting one week before the gender week (28 February)

Tackling the gender digital divide – insights from #eSkills4Girls in South Africa

8th March, 15.00-15.50 CET Join the session here Digital development offers the opportunity for human rights-based sustainable development. In particular, women in all their diversity and further marginalized groups can use the Internet to develop their potential in education, employment,

Virtual Individual Coaching during the Gender Week 2022

As of now all sessions have been booked As part of the GIZ Gender Week 2022, which will take place from 07th to 11th March 2022, we would like to draw your attention to the 45-minute virtual individual coaching on

How to grow women-led ventures

Women face special challenges when starting and growing a business. Accelerators provide mentorship and training. However, many are unduly tailored to the needs of men. Including more women as mentors, investors, and jury members can help to attract more women

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Why donors should be more gender-sensitive in their programming

Women have suffered disproportionately from the economic fallout of COVID-19, shows a new policy brief by the DCED Working Group on Women’s Economic Empowerment. Although donors adjusted operations and issued new support in response, they should also adopt and promote a multidimensional and

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The Road to Menstrual Hygiene Day 2022

When? Thursday 10th March 2022; 11:30 – 13:00 (CET)  Where: MS Teams We want to invite you all to join another important and closely related global campaign, because… It’s time to get ready for Menstrual Hygiene Day 2022! 2022 is

We can only achieve it together! GIZ colleagues from more than 28 countries join hands for a world free of period poverty and stigma

No one should be kept from realizing their full potential because they menstruate! GIZ colleagues worldwide – from interns to the Chair of the Management Board – raise their hands to support the cause.     Just as the red

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

After | photo competition | 

#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.

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 

PRESENTACIÓN GIRLS DAY MÉXICO

Fecha: 10 de marzo, 2020. Participantes: José Medrano y Alfonso Figueroa – Sistema de Formación Dual México (GIZ) | Patricia Valdés – Business Partner (NESTLE) | Aprendices de empresa-escuela | Nancy Legorreta-Directora general de la agencia de publicidad (Kreatif Media).

Change comes from within – Gender Coaching and Gender Transformative Change in Agricultural Technical Vocational Education and Training (ATVET4Women)

During the on-going Gender Week 2020, ATVET4Women would like to give you an appetizer of our ‘Gender Coaching’, which we have developed to become gender-transformative change makers in Africa. We will also show an example of the gender-transformative change that we

WOMEN IN PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION

“Mulheres e Educação Profissional: Desafios, sucessos e lições para o futuro” The Education Programme of GIZ Mozambiques celebrates Gender Equality with a focus on professional training (TVET). Therefore, an event will be held in Maputo including panel debates and a

AIZ Information desk

Information on current gender training courses and learning opportunities with a gender reference – here we look forward to your feedback: what meets the need, what do you want? Tips & tricks on gender sensitivity in the workplace And: 10

Ethiopia/South Sudan: Proposal for the GIZ Gender Competition 2020

Introduction: Magnitude and Scope of Gender Inequality in Ethiopia In Ethiopia, 80 percent of the population resides in rural areas and women provide most of the agricultural labour in these communities. However, their contributions often go largely unrecognized and their

Liberia: Empowering women in Renewable Energies

The all-female u.lab Hub at GIZ/EnDev Liberia Moving towards gender equality is essential for sustainable development. In Liberia, there are only few female energy professionals, especially in the technical areas, and there is no women-led solar installation business. Goals and

Regional: COMPETITIVE CASHEW INITIATIVE (COMCASHEW)

REFLECTING THE REALITY OF WOMEN’S ACTIVE ROLE IN THE CASHEW VALUE CHAIN                 CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE Women are actively engaged throughout the cashew value chain; about 80% of labor in harvesting and more

Pakistan: Vision needs Attitude – Attitude meets Action

1. Promoting gender equality Gender parity is fundamental to whether and how economies and societies flourish. The constitution of Islamic Republic of Pakistan gives equal rights to both women and men. However, in actual women are rarely equal to their

South Africa: “I INITIATE” – YOUTH UNITING AGAINST GBV AND LGBTI DISCRIMINATION

GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE (GBV) PREVENTION IN SOUTH AFRICAN SCHOOLS CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE In Southern Africa, gender-based violence is among the most severe and widespread human rights violations. According to Moult et al (2014): • Girls tend to be the victims of

Bangladesh: The journey of Josna Ara

Togo: Lutte contre les stéréotypes sexuels dans le système d’apprentissage professionnel et réduction de l’influence négative des déterminants socioculturels du statut de la femme sur l’économie locale

1.       Brève présentation du Togo Le Togo est un petit pays situé en Afrique de l’ouest. Il couvre une superficie de 56 785 km² avec une population de 7,6 millions d’habitants[1] dont 51% vit en milieu rural. Pays non industriel, l’économie

Madagascar: Women Empowerment for a Greener Future in the South-West of Madagascar (Atsimo-Andrefana)

Supported by PAGE, the Environmental Project of GIZ Madagascar The environment, forestry and renewable energy sector are at the centre of the bilateral cooperation between Germany and Madagascar. The Programme d’Appui à la Gestion de l’Environnement (PAGE) is a support

Ethiopia: The Female Innovator Support Group Hawassa, Ethiopia (FIS) & Its expansion to further Universities

GIZ Sustainable Training & Education Programme (STEP II), GIZ Ethiopia 1. Introduction – How it started and what we have achieved so fare The GIZ Sustainable Education and Training Programme of Ethiopia (STEP) is mainly active in the areas Higher

South Africa: „Woman in Plumbing”, – or why pipes don’t care who installed them

A review on implementing gender issues in a male dominated work environment       South Africa has one of the most progressive, equality supporting constitutions in the world which states that: “No person may unfairly discriminate directly or indirectly

Pakistan: Female Internship Program

Background GIZ Pakistan as part of its commitment to mainstreaming the 2030 Agenda (SDG: achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls), and alignment of personnel structure to have a diversified workforce with adequate and balanced gender ratio, set

Yemen: Towards Gender Equality

GIZ Gender Competition 2020 The Youth Employability Improvement Program (YEIP) in Yemen is part of the Special Initiative on Stabilization in the Middle East and North Africa funded by German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and implemented

Guatemala: Escuela de Formación Ciudadana – Democracia en nuestra escuela

    Una experiencia de equidad y de participación de la juventud Escuela de Formación Ciudadana: Democracia en nuestra escuela   Una experiencia de equidad y de participación de la juventud   Fomento de la igualdad de género. ¿Qué objetivos

Ghana: GIZ Gender Competition 2020

Introduction Market Oriented Agriculture programme (MOAP) in Ghana working on supporting the actors of the value chain. The aim of MOAP is to enhance quality agricultural production, increase income and create jobs along the value chains. The activities are starting

Economy Wins When Women Work – “E4W” : PAKISTAN

Pakistan is an enormously diverse, multiethnic and multicultural society characterized by uneven development and distribution of resources. There are massive inequalities along social strata, regions, religions, gender and urban-rural manifestations. By international comparison, Pakistan is one of the countries with

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Pakistan: Refugee Management Support Programme

1. Promoting Gender Equality In the 2018 Global Gender Gap Report Pakistan ranked 148 out of 149 countries, largely due to the low educational attainment and subsequent low economic participation and opportunities for women, as well at poor health and

Benin: Résultats du Projet ProPFR en matière d’approche genre sur la Phase 2016-2019

Programme Spécial “Un Seul Monde sans Faim” SEWOH Projet Promotion de Politique Foncière Responsable (GIZ/ProPFR) 1 Promotion de l’égalité de genre Contexte / Situation / Baseline / Problématique  L’état de droit règne au Bénin et la société civile joue

Chad: GIZ Gender Competition 2020

CONTEXT GIZ in its global vision aims specifically at strengthening the participative dynamics of local development and the implementation of local initiatives in a balanced development with women as decision-makers. Indeed, the target groups of this contribution are rural women

Gender-Transformative Change in Agricultural Skills Development

Women are the backbone of Africa’s agricultural sector. How many times have you heard this phrase? Over and over, experts have highlighted the importance of women in the agricultural workforce and in rural development. Too often, words have failed to

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Morocco: Shaking up gender roles in the “land of never-ever”

Innovative pedagogical approaches to promote bottom-up transformation   Context and initiative “Our society is not ready yet!” is a common phrase one is confronted with in the course of working to promote gender equality in Morocco. Since the “democratic spring”

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Youth Durbar on GBV and Sexual Harassment

The Gender and Communication Unit of GIZ Ghana, partnered the Women Peace and Security Institute (WPSI) of the Kofi Anna International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC) and the WIPNET Program of the West Africa Network for Peacebuilding (WANEP), to hold a

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All things Gender: interactive mapping tool

Looking for Gender-related documents and strategies? Our mapping tool might help! As the only GG2 project in agriculture and skills development (TVET), we are always trying to keep up with Gender news and developments. Our project supports the African Union

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Women and their environment across the ages

The German cooperation is celebrating women’s day with a day of discussions around the change women face due to a changing natural environment and changes in the legal situation of women in the past hundred years in Europa and in

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Laos: Inspirational Presentation on Female Leadership and Career Development

In November 2018, the European Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Lao PDR (ECCIL), together with Austcham, Austaid and the Lao Business Women’s Association, invited 180 female students to an inspirational presentation on female leadership and career development in Vientiane.

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Une journée d’animation et sketch de sensibilisation sur le harcèlement sexuel en milieu scolaire et ses conséquences sur la jeune fille Une Activité du Projet: Renforcement des capacités dans le secteur de l’éducation (ProEduc)

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