Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Harassment (SEAH)

Brazil: SMALL STEPS, BIG CHANGES!

GENDER WORKING GROUP OF BRAZIL: INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL MAINSTREAMING Gender Competition 2020 – Gender Mainstreaming – 3rd Place CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE In Brazil, gender-based inequalities permeate the economic, educational, political, health, safety and work spheres. They are historical and structural

Germany: Gender @ Global NDC Conference

A HARASSMENT-FREE CONFERENCE EXPERIENCE FOR EVERYONE CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE In 2019, the two projects NDC Assist (BMZ) and the Support Project for the Implementation of the Paris Agreement (BMU) organized an international climate conference in Berlin, the Global NDC Conference.

Rwanda: Tackling Gender Inequalities and Multiple Discrimination through promoting the Concept of a diverse and inclusive Workplace to owners and managers of companies in the Rwandan Energy Sector

Vision needs Attitude – Attitude meets Action At GIZ Rwanda the vision of tackling gender inequalities and multiple discrimination in the Energy Sector needs an inclusive attitude. In order to start changing the attitude of people working in the energy

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

Jordan and Lebanon: ZERO TOLERANCE FOR SEXUAL HARASSMENT

DEVELOPING AN ANTI-SEXUAL HARASSMENT POLICY FOR GIZ JORDAN AND LEBANON CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE In Jordan and Lebanon, sexual harassment at the workplace is widespread and constitutes an obstacle to equal employment of women and men. Yet, both the Jordanian and

Bangladesh: GIZ Bangladesh’s Journey towards Gender Equality

#SAY YES TO “HARASSMENT FREE WORLD” CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE The Government of Bangladesh has ratified Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) 1979 and adopted the National Women Development Policy 2011. To achieve gender equality

Brazil: Development of a GIZ Brazil Policy Against Sexual Harassment and Gender Discrimination in the Workplace

  Intro The development of internal guidelines for GIZ Brazil office to combat sexual harassment and gender discrimination in the workplace brought up innovative actions to the national office context. A specific external ombudsman for these types of cases was

Liberia: #WeAreProtected

GIZ LIBERIA STAFF PROTECT EACH OTHER AGAINST SEXUAL HARASSMENT CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE After a hard-hitting article on sexual abuse at a Liberian girls’ school was published in US media in October 2018, Liberian women’s rights activists started to mobilize under

Uganda: Where there’s a will, there’s a way

Many of Uganda’s developmental issues can be traced back to underlying Gender inequalities. Over half of married women report to have experienced violence by their partner. Internationally Uganda has the highest percentage of women (40%) and men (36%) who agree

Nepal: Change Starts at Home: The Gender Quality Circle

Background With the aim of promoting “Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment” GIZ Nepal moved forward with a strong belief that change begins at home. Accordingly, immediately after the establishment of the Gender Quality Circle (GQC), it focused on gender equality

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Egypt: CEYP – Spaces for Civic Engagement and Youth Participation

CEYP started in 2012 as a youth project and by slowly adopting gender sensitive approaches as well as incorporating an additional component on combating sexual harassment in 2014. CEYP has adapted a full fledge gender approach, trying to incorporate our

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Ecuador: ComVoMujer: Together We Are Responsible – Application of Smart Prevention

Context and Initiative In Ecuador, violence against women is a serious human rights issue which affects 6 out of 10 women (INEC, 2011), but also has impacts on society and public health. Its impunity and naturalization is deeply rooted in

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Zambia: Comic of GIZ Zambia Gender Strategy

Background: GIZ Zambia, namely the country director Mr. Thomas Schaef and the Gender working group1 are helping to contribute towards the company wide and Africa Department gender strategies, by promoting gender at country as well as program level and making

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