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Gender inside GIZ: STOP IT – Preventing and dealing with sexual harassment

Gender inside GIZ Feminist Development Cooperation in Practice   Dear colleagues,   You are invited! STOP IT – Preventing and dealing with sexual harassment 30.03.2023 13:00 – 14:00 CET   What is sexual abuse and harassment? What are the consequences?

Individual Coaching during the Gender Month 2023

Dear colleagues of GIZ, As part of the GIZ Gender Month 2023, which is taking place in March, we would like to draw your attention to the 45-minute individual coaching on the topic of “Gender sensitivity in the workplace” offered

RIGHTS – WenDo self-defence and –assertion training

6 March 2023 Gender Equality Week RIGHTS – Day 1  offers a holistic WenDo self-defence and –assertion training, tailored for women and is considered as a means of preventing violence. WenDo goes beyond the concept of teaching physical techniques as

Workplace talk on “Domestic Violence”

In light of International Women’s Day, it is crucial to recognize the continued battle against gender-based violence. As part of this effort, a workplace talk on domestic violence will be held with guest speaker Ms. Opolot. Ms. Opolot is not

Lauching Central Asia Feminist Development Team

We are launching our CAFD Team. Our mission is to raise awareness about feminist development policy; inform and support the operationalisation of feminist development policiy in our work across Central Asia and to set an example of creative and innovative

GIZ INDIA ꟾ Gender Meet – KNOW YOUR SHRC (Sexual Harassment Redressal Committee Members)

GIZ INDIA – GENDER MEET ꟾ KNOW YOUR SHRC (Sexual Harassment Redressal Committee)   With Opening remarks from GIZ India Country Director – Dr Julie Reviere and Inputs from GIZ India’s SHRC Members   The meet is an opportunity to

Words as weapons: The unseen scars of emotional violence

GIZ Bangladesh organised the 16 days of activism event against gender-based violence virtually on 9 December 2021, marking the Begum Rokeya Day and the Human Rights Day that is on the 10 December 2021. The event’s theme was “Words as

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United in diversity against gender-based violence: GIZ Bangladesh celebrates 16 days of activism

Every year, the 16 days of activism against gender-based violence campaign reminds us to take a stand against violence. The global campaign begins on 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and continues through 10

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

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

GIZ-AGRIJOBS 4 YOUTH PROJECT-Kisumu county-Kenya

GIZ GHANA – GovID Programme

A contribution of the Gender Circle – GIZ Morocco: Promoting Gender Diversity in companies as a key performance driver – starting with ourselves!

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Reflections on Queerness in Lebanon and the Arab World

Who is the queer community in Lebanon? Since when has the queer community been organizing and how? What are the different structural and interpersonal challenges faced? What were the milestones reached in terms of change and legal progress? How did

Comic Book Launch

Launch of a Comic Book on Sexual Harassment prevention and response.

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 »

Sexualised misconduct at the workplace – A holistic approach to implement GIZ’s Zero Tolerance Policy

Tejiendo la transformación:
Procesos integrales para la igualdad de
género en GIZ Portafolio SICA.

GIZ Gender Award 2022 2nd Prize GM category

Leadership has no gender

Contribution by GIZ Viet Nam’s Gender Circle 1. Corporate culture (50% of marks) Gender equality is a key value and part of how we see ourselves. Describe your contribution, i.e. the measures, processes and/or approaches you use to make gender

A SAFE SPACE FOR ALL Makes a great workplace

1. Corporate culture (50% of marks) Gender equality is a key value and part of how we see ourselves. Describe your contribution, i.e. the measures, processes and/or approaches you use to make gender equality visible as part of our corporate

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

FROM GLOBAL TO LOCAL – an entire month dedicated to gender equality

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

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

Gender Group Egypt

Gender Award 2022 3rd Prize GM category

#SmartDevelopmentDay

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

“Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world”

9 March | all morning | physical event for GIZ staff in Uganda |
Awareness and engagement event to galvanize support for gender mainstreaming and programming in Uganda.

What needs to be done to end abuse and exploitation of Migrant Domestic Workers in Lebanon?

12 March | 09.30-11.30 CET | GIZ-Internal online workshop |
the Gender Working Group Lebanon invites you to a workshop on What needs to be done to end abuse and exploitation of Migrant Domestic Workers in Lebanon? An online workshop with the Anti-Racism Movement (ARM)

 

GIZ Bangladesh observes 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence

On 10 December 2020, the Gender Working Group of GIZ Bangladesh hosted “Voices against Violence”, marking the conclusion of this year’s 16 Days of Activism campaign. The international campaign began on 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of

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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 of

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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