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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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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

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

GIZ GHANA – GovID Programme

The Public Service – Change Agent for Gender Equity

116 GIZ colleagues including management, representatives of the German Embassy, the Mozambican-German Cultural Centre (CCMA) and KfW participated during the virtual launch of the GIZ Gender Month in Mozambique on March 8, 2022. During the launch, participants raised awareness and

NO WOMEN, NO PEACE: THE GIZ-KAIPTC “INSPIRING AFRICAN WOMEN LEADERS IN PEACE & SECURITY PROGRAMME” AND ITS AIM TO CLOSE THE GENDER GAP IN THE AFRICAN PEACE & SECURITY SECTOR

DE LA SENSIBILIZACIÓN A LA TRANSFORMACIÓN

Proyecto para el Fortalecimiento de las Organizaciones de la Sociedad Civil en México (PROFOSC)

Women Water Leaders
Promoting gender equality within AWARE

Proyecto Fortalecimiento del Estado de Derecho
en América Central

InsuResilience Center of Excellence on Gender-smart Solutions

Gender Award 2022 2nd Prize GG1 category

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

Conversation on digital tools to the justice system

Technological tools as a response to the justice system in cases of gender violence, with the participation of three judges. Streamed by FacebookLive @ICCPG

ASEAN-German Energy Programme’s (AGEP’s) gender inclusive approach on the region’s energy development

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

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GIZ Cambodia Contributions to Internal Gender Mainstreaming

Female participation in syndicale organisations

GIZ Chad organises a round table discussion about female participation in syndicale organisations. The objective of the event is to inform female staff about the role of syndicats and about the importance of female participation and to increase the number

LA BÚSQUEDA DE LAS PERSONAS DADAS POR DESAPARECIDAS EN COLOMBIA TIENE ROSTRO DE MUJER: LAS BUSCADORAS

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 »

PAZ COMUNAL: Incidencia política de las mujeres como aporte a la buena gobernanza municipal para la paz

WOMEN KHULI KACHERI & FACILITATION DESK TO INCREASE THE ENGAGEMENT OF WOMEN TO IMPROVE PUBLIC SERVICE DELIVERY

Indo-German Programme on Universal Health Coverage: Empowering women in their health and beyond through national health insurance

Gender meets Religion

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

Women in Bosnia and Herzegovina are taking Rights into their own hands through a Free Legal Aid Application

Project: Open Regional Fund for South East Europe – Legal ReformCountry: Bosnia and HerzegovinaCategory: GG1 Background information Open Regional Fund for South-East Europe – Legal ReformThe ORF Legal Reform project is one of the six Open Regional Funds (ORF), which

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

From understanding to action to policy: How gender-sensitive corruption prevention and women’s economic empowerment reinforce each other

GIZ Gender Award 2022 1st Prize GG1 category

Gender equality promotion of CLiPAD/I-GFLL project

Indo-German Energy Programme – Access to Energy in Rural Areas (IGEN ACCESS)

1. Rationale of Intervention – Setting the Context Around 700 million people in India gained access to electricity between 2000 and 2018. This reflects strong and effective policy implementation efforts by various players (International Energy Agency, 2021). But providing reliable

Primer Taller de mesas municipales para la resiliencia urbana

¿Cómo incorporar el enfoque de género en la gestión de riesgos de desastres? Este taller es el primer encuentro con referentes de los gobiernos locales del Área Metropolitana de San Salvador, donde se abordarán temas vinculados a la gestión del

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

Presentation of Gender Mainstreaming in EU Accession Talks (Internal Market Policies)

What? Presentation of the Gender Mainstreaming Booklet When? 21.02.2022, 11.00-12.00 hrs. Where? MS Teams Who? GIZ SANECA, GIZ Albania On Monday, 21st February 2022, the GIZ run project “Support to accession negotiations in the economic chapters of the acquis” (SANECA)

Gender Indicators Governance and Conflict

The sectoral department: 4C GOvernance and Conflict is starting a process of collection and analysing of gender indicators for further programs / projects in development cooperation. For  more information please contact pia.honerath@giz.de

GGKP webinar – Inclusive green economies: No just transition without gender equality

Why is gender equality essential for thriving, inclusive green economies? What are the main barriers to women’s full participation, and how can we enable full and equal participation of women in an inclusive green economy? Are there success stories for

Gender Week 2022 – Gender Equality in GIZ – Where Do We Stand?

When: March 10th, 13:00-14:00 CET Where: GIZ internal event please contact the organiser for more information Dear colleagues, Do you wonder about the status of gender equality in GIZ? About whether we reached gender parity in our workforce and in management

Feminist Foreign Policy

When? Wednesday, 9. March 2022, 16.00 – 17:00 CET Where? Berlin, GIZ Representation, online via Live Stream  With? Dr. Günter Sautter, Director General, Federal Foreign Office Marthe Wandou, Cameroonian Gender and Peace Activist Laureate of the Alternative Nobel Prize 2021

GIZ Gender Award Ceremony

GIZ Gender Competition 2022 and Award Ceremony When? Friday, 11. March 2022, 11:00 – 13:00 CET Where? Bonn, GIZ Campus Auditorium, Live Stream https://giz.sendewerk.berlin/genderaward With? Dr. Bärbel Kofler, Parliamentary State Secretary, BMZ Ingrid-Gabriela Hoven, Member of GIZ Management Board Award

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.

 

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.

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.

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.

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 

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

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.

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.

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?

“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 Success Stories from South East Europe

To promote economic empowerment of rural women through the support of women entrepreneurship, it is crucial that women are informed about property rights, in particular in relation to agriculture businesses. This collection of success stories from women from South East

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MESA DE DISCUSIÓN SOBRE LA POLÍTICA PÚBLICA NACIONAL PARA LA PREVENCIÓN, ATENCIÓN Y SANCIÓN DE LA VIOLENCIA DE GÉNERO

Fecha: 12 de marzo, 2020. Participantes: Karina Blanco (Iniciativa Agenda 2030) |Secretaría de Gobernación (SEGOB) |Oficina de la Presidencia de la República (OPR) Duración: 13:00 – 15:00 hrs (2 horas) Lugar: Sala de talleres – Agencia GIZ México Objetivo: Contribuir

Participación socio política con equidad en Guatemala

Participantes: Colaboradores y colaboradoras de la GIZ Guatemala, personal nacional y expertos CIM de los proyectos y programas. Panelistas invitadas: Diputada al Congreso de la República-Andrea Villagrán y Dra. Ana Silvia Monzón -Docente de Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala

Month of Roma Women Activism “Roma Women who removes prejudices”

 Am Weltfrauentag beginnt der Monat des Aktivismus der Roma-Frauen Die Roma-Frauen bauen Vorurteile ab Im Rahmen der traditionellen Maßnahme „Der Monat des Aktivismus der Roma-Frauen“ startet das Roma-Frauennetzwerk am 8. März 2020 folgende Kampagne „Kinderheirat ist kein Teil der Roma–Kultur

Lancement du Réseau des Femmes Elues Municipales Tunisiennes

Lancement du Réseau des Femmes Elues Municipales Tunisiennes 07 et 08 mars 2020   La Fédération Nationale des Villes Tunisiennes (FNVT) cherche à soutenir les femmes élues dans leur mandat de gestion des affaires locales à travers la création d’un

Economic Empowerment of Women in South East Europe

Two days Regional Workshop (Western Balkan 6 Countries) on strengthening the notarial practices in South East Europe by implementing the gender responsive share of land ownership. The workshop will cover the following sessions: – The LAT methodology and countries’ reporting

Gender Equality Strategy

PRESENTATION OF THE GIZ COUNTRY OFFICE GENDER EQUALITY STRATEGY 2020-2024. The Strategy will be presented to GIZ CO staff members including the members of the Management Team. The objective is to achieve ownership by the staff, lobby for time and

Women in Mining Photo Exhibition

During March we will host a photo exhibition in Bonn (in front of the Mäanderkantine) showing different women working in artisanal and small-scale Mining in Westafrica. Learn about how the mining sector affects women and girls differently than men and

Mozambique: GENDER TOOLBOX FOR FEMALE INCLUSION IN MUNICIPALITIES

MOZAMBIQUE/GOOD FINANCIAL GOVERNANCE PROGRAMME CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE While the Mozambican constitution declares equal rights for everyone and takes an explicit stance against discrimination, women do not have the same degree of access to political decision- making processes, education and economic

Serbia: Introducing the Regulatory Gender Test in Serbia

Looking at Public Policy Through a Gender Lens   Context and Initiative In 2016, Serbia’s Statistical Office introduced the EU Index of Gender Equality as the first country outside of the EU to collect these data. The gender equality index for

El Salvador: Concurso de Género de la GIZ 2020

Contexto El Programa Regional REDD tiene como objetivo principal consolidar mecanismos de financiamiento para la implementación y monitoreo de medidas para la protección de los bosques y el manejo forestal con normas de calidad robustas. Una de las líneas de

Pakistan: The 1st Women Digital Empowerment Portal for the women of Khyber Pakhtunwa

The 1st Women Digital Empowerment Portal for the women of Khyber Pakhtunwa – the second largest province with more than 50% women population – now caters to the Social Economic Political and Legal needs of W O M E N.

Kyrgyzstan: Rule of Law

Portfolio of GIZ Kyrgyzstan has a project that works on a regional level with the goal of ensuring equality for all in legal system – Rule of Law. This project is important because it ensures that no person can be

Turkey: Bridging the Gender Gap in Humanitarian Development Peace Nexus

Community Centres and Local Initiatives Project (CLIP) in Turkey Context and initiative Turkey is one of the signatory countries of the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence (Istanbul Convention). Refugee and migrant

Colombia: Pathways to Equity and Peace in Colombia

Building Capacities for Peace – FORPAZ Context and Initiative The Colombian armed conflict has had a devastating impact on society and has caused innumerable victims. The consequences have been particularly severe for women, reinforcing the conditions of vulnerability they have

Ukraine: ULead with Europe

STRENGTHENING GENDER EQUALITY AT THE LOCAL LEVEL AND CONTRIBUTING TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS (SDG) CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE The Ukraine – Local Empowerment, Accountability and Development Programme (U-LEAD with Europe) supports the Ukrainian government to implement a comprehensive decentralisation and regional

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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Madagascar: LA CITOYENNETE A PART ENTIERE

Accouchement à domicile : appui à la déclaration de naissance des enfants malgaches La population de la Commune de Sadjoavato, région DIANA, en attente de la régularisation de leur copie de naissance, lors d’un processus de jugement supplétif   PROMOTION

South Caucasus: Empower People – Empower Structures: Joined forces for Gender Equality

Good local Governance in the South Caucasus (GG-1) Gender Relations in the South Caucasus All three countries in the South Caucasus are deeply entrenched with traditional structures and attitudes towards what constitutes as adequate behavior of a man or a

DRC: Projet Renforcement et Efficacité des Services Eau en République Démocratique du Congo

“Mettre la personne qu’il faut à la place qu’il faut plutôt que le sexe qu’il faut à la place qu’il faut.” Ruffine Mabanza, Point Focal Genre du projet RESE   Si la problématique Genre est présente dans bien des secteurs,

Pakistan: Gender Realization and Gender Mainstreaming in the Local Councils Association of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

The Local Councils Association of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (LCA-KP) province in Pakistan is the representative body of the elected councils and councillors across the province. The main function of the association is to represent the collective voice of the councillors

South Eastern Europe: Empowering Women through Access to Land

Photo credits Jutta Benzenberg, Copyright GIZ EMPOWERING WOMEN THROUGH ACCESS TO LAND OPEN REGIONAL FUND FOR SOUTH EAST EUROPE – LEGAL REFORM CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE Although it is widely recognized that equality in land ownership rights has a positive impact

Celebration de la Journée de la femme 2019 – GIZ, Fondation Hanns Seidel, KfW

LA GIZ en RD Congo célèbre la Journée Internationale de la Femme 2019 en collaboration avec la KfW et la Fondation Hanns Seidel. Cette journée d’échanges et de réflexion s’inscrit dans le cadre de la promotion du dialogue entre collègues (hommes-femmes) afin

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Journée internationale des droits des femmes.

 GIZ Algeria organized on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 workshops on the theme of gender. The sessions were led by Ms. Aicha Zinai, gender expert and member of the National Council of Human Rights ; as well as and by the

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Gender in Ministry of Decentralisation

Atelier de sensibilisation/réflexion sur la Promotion du Genre au sein du Ministère de la décentralisation et de la gouvernance locale

Gender Equality for Good Governance

Given that gender equality is one of the key criteria for good governance, achieving results in this area requires coordinated engagement within and outside institutions and other mechanisms in Kosovo. For this purpose, we invite you to the Gender Equality

Plurinational: The GIZ Rainbow Network

Promoting a more inclusive gender approach Advocating respect for human rights, equal opportunities and integrity are core values of GIZ. The GIZ Rainbow Network is actively pursuing to make this a lived reality by promoting structural embodiment of lesbian, gay,

MENA: Regional approach to institutionalize gender mainstreaming

Women’s political participation in the Middle East is among the lowest worldwide. A goal of the programme Strengthening Women in Decision Making in the Middle East – LEAD is to support an enabling environment for gender equality and women’s leadership

Marocco: Translating GIZ Gender Strategy into practice

Starting with the designation of two new Gender Focal Points in 2015, the GIZ Office in Morocco worked towards the implementation of the GIZ Gender Strategy through a strategic and concerted effort. In early 2016, the Gender Focal Points organized

Tunisia: View of Gender Focal Point Tunisia

Soumission au Concours Genre 2018 Au nom du Groupe Genre de la GIZ Tunisie, nous avons le plaisir de soumettre notre dossier pour le Concours Genre 2018, dans la catégorie “Intégration de la dimension du genre dans l’entreprise”. Nous espérons

Pakistan: Gender and Security

Presently, GIZ employs around 45 international and 350 national staff and implements projects throughout Pakistan, a male and Muslim dominated country. Cultural as well as gender considerations differ considerably from Western norms with gender mainstreaming often considered to be a

Germany: Putting Gender Equality at the Core of the G20

Women20 as International Implementation Partner    Background Diversity and full participation are es-sential for fostering resilient, sustaina-ble and viable economies and socie-ties. Equal rights and women’s eco-nomic empowerment are thus funda-mental for a prosperous world and so-cial development. The Women20

GIZ Bolivia: Community of Practice Practice Gender and Interculturality// Bolivia: GIZ Bolivia Hace Camino Al Andar El Grupo De Temas Transversales

CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE The plurinational state of Bolivia shows one of the highest indicators of gender-based violence and feminicide in the Americas. Statistically, 7 in 10 women will experience some sort of violence in their life, most likely during´a romantic

Brazil: Unterstützung brasilianischer Unternehmen bei der Einführung und Umsetzung eines Diversity-Managements

I. Förderung der Gleichberechtigung der Geschlechter In dem vorliegenden Beitrag wird der bereits erfolgreich angestoßene Prozess beschrieben, den die Auslandshandelskammer (AHK) São Paulo und die GIZ Brasilien zur Förderung des Diversity Managements bei brasilianischen Unternehmen angestoßen haben. Die Idee für

Nicaragua: The “glass ceiling” for women also exists in National Human Rights Institutions

At first glance, the world of ombudsman institutions in Latin America is female: The majority of the staff is female and in almost all institutions, there is a specialized unit dealing with women’s rights. Yet, this reality is different: While

Indonesia: Opening insight: KPK saved the life of Mr. Rumi’s baby

Assistance in Preventing and Combating Corruption in Indonesia (APCC) Entry for the Gender Competition 2017 Opening insight: KPK saved the life of Mr. Rumi’s baby “Corruption not only stops counties from getting wealthier, it ruins peoples’ life.” says an officer

Burundi: La Femme Burundaise, leader du changement

Contexte sur le Genre au Burundi   Au Burundi, comme dans la plupart d’autres so-ciétés, la culture attribue aux filles et aux femmes des rôles et fonctions différentes de celles des garçons et des hommes et ce fait engendre des

Benin: Gender House

  Le tableau ci-avant présenté montre plusieurs dimensions du genre à savoir : Tout d’abord, l’homme sur l’échelle en train de mettre l’enseigne GIZ et la femme qui met la peinture sont un noir et une blanche tous deux employés

Uganda: Promoting Gender Equality for All through our Work with LGBT

Trans- and homophobia are entrenched in the Ugandan society and LBGT are discriminated in various fields of their daily lives. Morals and values play an important role in Uganda and are often put above the law. The marginalization of women

Madagascar: Leadership au feminin dans la gouvernance locale

Une faible participation des femmes La stratégie de développement de Madagascar est basée sur la Décentralisation. Ainsi, les communes, en tant que gouvernement local, jouent un rôle prépondérant pour la mise en œuvre de toute politique de développement de proximité.

Botswana: Operationalization of UNSCR 1325 in the SADC Region

CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE The GIZ Peace Security and Good Governance Programme (PSGG) commissioned by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) supports the Southern African Development Community (SADC), one of the five Regional Economic Communities in Africa.

Sierra Leone: Empowering Women in Sierra Leone’s Mining Communities

Please note that the following characters and dialogue are fictive and do not reflect a situation that has really happened. However, figures, events and names cited are correct. And nonetheless, just maybe, somewhere in Sierra Leone’s East and major mining

Rwanda: Striving for gender equality in local planning processes

Country: Rwanda Project: Striving for gender equality in citizen-oriented participatory governance Submitted by: One Mainstreaming team (Anna Emil & Dieneke ter Huurne) and the Decentralisation and Good Governance programme (Dominique Habimana, Celine Mukamana, Tristan Powell) “Rwandan culture and patriarchal systems

Lunch debate/Déjeuner-débat: En quoi la décentralisation contribue-elle à l’épanouissement et à l’émergences des femmes ?

Event Documentation: The Topic of the day was “Economic Empowerment in a changing world of work”. We gave several Inputs in order to give an overview on global questions of gender before focusing on Mali discussing the following Topics: –

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