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Presentation of the National Strategy for Women in Lebanon

The National Committee for Lebanon Women (NCLW) launched the National Strategy for Women in Lebanon 2022-2030. GIZ Lebanon – GWG, on the occasion of the International Women’s day, is organizing a debrief on the strategy with NCLW guest speaker covering

InS Gender Focus Month Campaign

During the Gender Focus Month 2024, International Services (InS) is organising an online campaign to raise awareness on the constant fight for gender equality worldwide, and in particular on the topics of leadership and political participation, menstrual health and hygiene,

GIZ INDIA ꟾ Sexual Harassment Redressal Committee for India – Open House !

GIZ is an equal employment opportunity organization and is committed to creating a healthy working environment that enables employees to work without fear of prejudice, gender bias and sexual harassment. As part of the GIZ India Gender Focus – March

Periods@Work – Why the topic of menstruation belongs at work

When? Tuesday, 14. March, 13:00 – 14:00 CET Where? MS TEAMS With? Daniela Spies, Equal Opportunities Commissioner, Adela Llatja, Gender Focal Person GIZ Albania, Katrin Freitag, Senior Expert Facility Management, Daphne Manolakos, Member of the GIZ Staff Initiative MenstruAction, …

Femicide should be qualified as the most serious crime

The Ministry of Human and Minority Rights and Social Dialogue carried out the “Stop Femicide” campaign with support of the German Development Cooperation project “Support to social inclusion in Serbia”. The campaign included five panel discussions in the cities of

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The Ecuadorian business sector makes a difference in the fight against violence against women!

In an effort to create a safer and more equal environment, the business sector is taking action against this deep-rooted problem in our societies. According to INEC’s 2019 National Survey on Gender Violence against Women, approximately 7 out of 10

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GIZ Gender Award Ceremony 2024

GIZ Gender Award Ceremony 2024   Don’t miss – the GIZ Gender Award Ceremony 2024 on Friday, 8th March, 11:00 – 13:00 h CET Where: Bonn, GIZ Campus, Auditorium and online via livestream   We are honored to count on the

The Ecuadorian business sector is betting on the prevention of violence against women

Violence against women is, unfortunately, a reality for 7 out of 10 Ecuadorian women, and it is up to all of us to fight for change (INEC, 2019). The business sector needs to get involved too! The numbers speak for

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Unraveling the Ties: How Violence Against Women Impacts Food Security in Ecuador

Violence against women (VAW), in most cases perpetrated by their (former) partners, leaves physical and psychological aftereffects on women and their families. These consequences range from physical and emotional ailments to economic costs for the assaulted women and their households.

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New Call for Proposals to Promote Women Economic Empowerment in African, Caribbean and Pacific Countries

The Investment Climate Reform (ICR) Facility invites public and private sector organisations operating in African, Caribbean, or Pacific (ACP) countries to submit proposals to receive free technical assistance aimed at advancing Women’s Economic Empowerment (WEE). The ICR Facility can help

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Empowering schoolgirls against gender-based violence in Benin

Teaser: To raise awareness of gender-based violence (GBV) and its gender-specific effects, EnDev organised a training session for students at an agricultural technical school in Benin. As a result, one girl found the courage to report a harassing teacher. Marie

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Discover the new version of the Junt@s app, a digital tool to prevent violence against women!

In June 2023, CNT (The National Telecommunications Company) presented the new version of the Junt@s mobile application, available for free in the Play Store and Android Store. Designed with a friendlier and simpler interface, this app is an important ally

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Unidas Week 2023 – Foreign Minister Baerbock presents Unidas Award to Colombian Vice-President Márquez

During her visit to Latin America, Federal Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock honoured Colombian Vice President Francia Márquez with the Unidas Award for Women’s Rights and Democracy at the end of Unidas Week 2023, the most important annual network meeting of

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“Naïma’s Adventure“- Theatrical Production of a Traditional Nigerien Fairy Tale

(see German and French versions below) At the occasion of the International Day of Women’s Rights, the GIZ Niger presented a special event in honor of the 8th march. Led by GIZ Niger’s Gender Focal Person, Hannah Blum, a fairy

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Weblog article: “Creating ‘Integrated and safe neighbourhoods for all’ through international peer learning exchange”

Creating public spaces in which all genders and vulnerable groups feel safe is a task of global significance. What works and what doesn’t in implementing this goal is therefore not limited to one place or project. On the contrary, projects

Weblog article: „Navigating the Concrete Jungle: The Gender Divide in Urban Life”

Different genders experience cities in distinct ways. Nine out of ten women feel unsafe in public spaces, they continue to face inaccessibility, insecurity and various forms of sexual harassment and violence. In her Urbanet article Paula Meth addresses the intersection

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?

CSW67 – Digital solutions to prevent gender-based violence in Lesotho

The sixty-seventh session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) takes place from March 6 to 17 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. The CSW principal global intergovernmental body is exclusively dedicated to the promotion of

Activités de la Journée Internationale de la Femme (JIF) au Cluster Bonne Gouvernance

Objectif global : Sensibiliser les collègues sur les questions du Genre, Leave no one Behind et sur la promotion de l’accès équitable et responsable des femmes et filles au numérique, dans les projets programmes respectifs du Cluster Bonne Gouvernance Objectifs

L’Aventure de Naïma – Conte théâtralisé

Gender Equality – Gender Awareness Events (GIZ Liberia)

GIZ Liberia supports local partners in the Southeast of the country, one of the remotest and hardest-to-reach places in the country, with their awareness campaigns. The Tubman University in Harper is supported to organize a workshop for faculty staff and

Rights, resources, representation: Indigenous women and girls in German development cooperation

Dear colleagues, Indigenous women and girls play a key role as leaders, knowledge-bearers, and human rights and environmental defenders. At the same time, Indigenous women and girls face multiple and intersecting forms of discrimination and are disproportionately affected by gender-based violence. Nationally and internationally,

Movie Screening on Human Trafficking

The Coalition Against Trafficking in Person Uganda (CATIP-U) and the Better Migration Management Programme are proud to present a screening of the BBC documentary “Forced to Beg”. This powerful film offers a glimpse into the harsh reality of human trafficking

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

Beit Byout – Theatre play on Gender Based Violence (GBV) awareness

Beit Byout theatre play was created within a project by the UPW – Union of Progressive Women funded by GIZ – PVAWG project. It is written and directed by Dr. Lina Abyad, a Lebanese director. The play presents real stories

Schreibwerkstatt: Menstrual Health &Hygiene – Social Media Fokus

Interne Schreibwerkstatt am 09.03.2023, 10:30-15:30 im GIZ Campus Bonn mit der Autorin, Journalistin und Redenschreiberin Friederike Bauer mit dem Ziel: “Geschlechterrollen aufbrechen und soziale Normen verändern, dabei gleichzeitig öffentlichkeitswirksam und gefällig schreiben.” Hintergrund ist die wiederkehrende Kommunikation – vor allem

„Cuerpos juzgados” – Women’s Rights in the context of a feminist foreign and development policy

Organiser: Unidas Women’s Network between Germany, Latin America and the Caribbean coordinated by GIZ project “Latin America and Caribbean Initiative to Promote Stability, Democracy and the Rules-Based International Order (LAK-FSDRIO)” Time & Place: 30.03.2023, 19-22h, Cinema at Gropius Bau, Berlin

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

Webinario: “Como producir un curso en linea, sin morir en el intento”

Objetivo: Colegas de la GIZ en Latinoamérica y el Caribe conocerán en la práctica el proceso de producción de un curso de aprendizaje en línea. Conversarán sobre los desafíos y las soluciones en las diferentes etapas y se intercambian sobre

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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It needs capacitated Gender Focal Persons to deliver!

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

GIZ-AGRIJOBS 4 YOUTH PROJECT-Kisumu county-Kenya

GIZ GHANA – GovID Programme

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

S4DA Gender Champions vying for the Real Champions Crown

Gender Equality – A Key Principle of GIZ

A virtual event with interesting programme on different topics around Gender Equality. Part I Input from special guests Daniela Spies and Esther Loehr (Equal Opportunities Commissioners) on equal opportunities within GIZ Discussion and exchange Part II Project activities in Rwanda

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

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

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

Experience sharing

Experience sharing by projects and the HR Department on how they integrate gender/promote gender equality in their work.

Gender promotion messages

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

Concurso de canto “Voces de Equidad”

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

16 DAYS OF ACTIVISM AGIANST GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE CAMPAGIN

Gender meets Religion

From organized crime to gender equality

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

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”

Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow

On the occasion of International Women’s Day, we would like to take the opportunity to exchange on different topics related to challenges women face in Albania and how to address those through economic empower. Together with the Country Director of

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

#SmartDevelopmentDay

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

GIZ Namibia | Brown Bag Lunch: Gender Inequality & Domestic Violence

When: Mo, 7 March 2022   12h00-13h00 Where: MS Teams link GIZ Namibia colleagues are invited to an informal virtual discussion around gender inequality and domestic violence in Namibia, based on a short public video that is presented. The project leader

Conmemoración del 8 Marzo por el Empoderamiento de las Mujeres (Zacatecoluca, El Salvador)

The GIZ projects ALTERNATIVAS and CaPAZ support the Municipality of Zacatecoluca (El Salvador) in organising the Women’s Festival of Zacatecoluca that will provide information on psychosocial support for survivors of gender-based violence, local TVET measures, information on migration and services

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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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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Namibia’s Gender Week – Respect Her

All week | campaign and activities |
Joint campaign with the White Ribbon Campaign, panel discussion, masculinity session and GIZ photo campaign

Its Women’s Turn, in the People’s Game by Frank Olukohe, S4DA Team Ghana/Kenya

  Habiba’s efforts to increase participation of girls in football and use sport to address socialchallenges in Kakuma Refugee Camp, Kenya  Football, the world’s most popular sport, played by millions and followed by even more. Like their counterparts across the

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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.

 

Violencia Doméstica contra Mujeres y Niñas en tiempos de COVID-19

12 March | 17.30 CET | online event for GIZ staff |
Share the results of an analytical model to record domestic violence in municipalities of Mexico according to the profile of the women who report it and the contextual factors.

 

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.

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)

 

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 

Intersectionality 101

10 March | 11.00-12.00 CET| Online event for GIZ staff and partners – presentations attached |
We will be unpacking concepts of intersectionality as a framework for project implementation and the working environment.

The shadow pandemic: Online and ICT*-facilitated violence against women and girls during COVID-19

10 March | 14.00-15.00 CET | GIZ online event |
When women and girls do have access to the Internet, they face online violence more often than men in many different ways. Research and activists confirm that this problem has increased during the Covid-19.

Cómo cerrar las brechas de género – buenas prácticas de Centroamérica

11 March | 17.00-18.30 CET | public virtual event |
Closing gender gaps in the sectors of transport, REDD+, violence prevention, energy and geothermal energy

Gender Meets Tech: Young Iraqi startups develop digital solutions to end gender-based violence

11 March 2021 | 13.00 CET | virtual public event |
Two GIZ project will discuss their jointly implemented online hackathon to find innovative digital solutions to prevent violence against women and girls in Iraq.

Mes de la Equidad, la Igualdad y la Justicia de Género en la GIZ Bolivia y Paraguay

All week | private events for GIZ Paraguay and Bolivia staff and one public song competition |
One week full of activities, events and competitions about gender equality

NICD Learning from the Field – IRC Approach Engaging Men through Accountable Practices to Reduce Gender Inequalities and Promote Non-Violence

10 March | 13.00- 14.30 CET  | Virtual event – participate via MS-Teams |
EMAP is an approach to prevent gender-based violence through a structured process of overcoming violence-related gender stereotypes. IRC members are going to share valuable field experiences from different contexts and important lessons learnt.

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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Stereotypes + Violence – the thematic afternoon with a gender perspective at the GIZ

The unequal treatment based on one persons sex, is a common and transversal phenomenon throughout the world, an injustice that we must fight for every day, particularly on International Women’s Day on which people all over the world have been

CONFLICTOS AMBIENTALES Y VIOLENCIA DE GÉNERO

Fecha: 11 de marzo, 2020. Participantes: Camilo de la Garza (Alianza Mexicana – Alemana de Cambio Climático GIZ) | Itzá Castañeda y Eugenio Fernández – Consultores especialistas | Secretaría de Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales (SEMARNAT) Duración y Horario: 09:00

MIGRACIÓN FORZADA DE NIÑ@S Y ADOLESCENTES NO ACOMPAÑADAS

Fecha: 12 de marzo, 2020. Participantes: Jerome Martin – Fondo Conjunto México-Alemania (GIZ) | Miguel Macias – Coord. de iniciativa regional de migración (Save the Children México) | Selvia Vargas – Experta en género (Save the Children México) Duración y

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

Bed of Thorns Movie Night

To commemorate International Women’s Day Celebrations that took place over the weekend on Sunday 8th, an event was held on 6th March at plot 19, and was attended by 41 staff from CUSP, PRUDEV and RISE and created awareness and appreciation

Knowledge Café: Step It Up for Gender Equality in South African Media – Winning Project of the GIZ Gender Prize

Knowledge Cafe:  Step It Up for Gender Equality in South Africa Media – One of this year’s winners of the GIZ Gender Prize (in category GG2) !! –   The Step It Up for Gender Equality in South African Media

Taller Interno “¿De qué hablamos cuando hablamos de Violencia contra las Mujeres?”

En la GIZ Bolivia le decimos ¡NO a la violencia contra las mujeres! El Director Residente, el Grupo de Trabajo en Temas Transversales (GTT) y el SFF Prevención, invitamos a  colaboradoras, colaboradores de la GIZ, consultoras y consultores AKUT / IP

Movie Night “Bed of Thorns”

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Make a Statement – Gender Photo corner

Colleagues are invited to make a statement and raise awareness against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment. The Photo Corner at country office calls for joint action, collaboration and creativity. Photo corner – make a Statement

Don`t miss! A Panel of Gender experts discussing Zebra style Politics & Women’s Rights

Panel Discussion concerning “Zebra style politics and women’s rights – How has this approach contributed towards curbing cultural barriers to gender equality?” This session marks the official opening of the Gender Week 2020! Refer to attachment for detailed agenda, speakers

Lady`s Breakfast – GIZ NA celebrates International Women’s day

Panel Discussion on “Zebra style politics and women’s rights – How has this approach contributed towards curbing cultural barriers to gender equality?” Complementing the GIZ Gender Week 2020, GIZ Namibia organised a Panel Discussion where a group of four experts

Knowledge Café: Women, Peace and Security | Was bedeutet die Agenda Frauen, Frieden, Sicherheit für unsere Arbeit?

Was bedeutet die Agenda Frauen, Frieden, Sicherheit für unsere Arbeit? 2020 wird das Jahr der Gleichberechtigung der Geschlechter mit so vielen Jubiläen wichtiger internationaler Vereinbarungen wie noch nie zuvor: 5 Jahre Agenda 2030 (Agenda 2030 +5), 20 Jahre VN Resolution 1325

Women in Media – Workshop in the Framework of the GIZ-CPS Kenya Project “UMOJA-Radio for Peace”

•• A two-day workshop for community journalist women and the Catholic Radio stations to discuss matters of leadership and policies in our media houses. In our newsrooms, sexual harassment and sexual violence is a problem and most of our stations

Inclusion Initiative Pakistan

  Gender Equity in Pakistan: “There is No Tool for Development More Effective Than the Empowerment of Women” says United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan. Though women constitute 49% of Pakistan’s population, they constitute only 24% of the labour force. According

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

Namibia: GIZ Gender Strategy

Find GIZ Namibia’s contribution here.

South Africa: Step It Up for Gender Equality in South African Media

Gender Competition 2020 – GG2 – 1st Place CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE Gender-based violence (GBV) remains one of the biggest obstacles to development in South Africa, with rape, domestic violence and intimate-partner violence particularly prevalent: one in five women over the

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

Germany: Global Leadership Academy – Unveil the Hidden Presence: Trafficking in Women and Children

Ein Leadership und Innovation Lab der Global Leadership Academy In Kooperation mit dem Sektorprogramm Gleichberechtigung und Frauenrechte fördern und der Thomson Reuters Foundation    Warum wir einen Dialog über Frauen- und Kinderhandel brauchen Menschenhandel ist eine der schwersten Menschenrechtsverletzungen unserer

Bolivia: Energía y luz para un nuevo tiempo en la vida de las mujeres de Tarija – Bolivia

SETAR: La primera empresa pública, Líder en tolerancia cero a la Violencia hacia las Mujeres “Cuando una trabajadora es víctima de la violencia hacia la mujer, su producción cae como si al año dejara de trabajar dos meses completos”. Zaida

Bolivia: Mano a Mano para la Prevención de la Violencia contra las Mujeres

“Aprendí a que hay que respetar y no pegar y sobre todo decir ‘¡No a la violencia!’” “Aprendí que no tienen que pegar a las mamás y que ‘¡Yo soy Valiosa!’” Testimonios de niñas y niñas participantes de la Ruta

Women, Peace and Security – Opportunities and Challenges in the Implementation of UN Resolution 1325

Women, Peace and Security: Opportunities and Challenges in the Implementation of UN Resolution 1325  Strengthening the Women and Peace and Security Agenda is one of the main focuses of Germany’s membership in the UN Security Council in 2019/20. The aim

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Germany: TRANSFORMATIVE URBAN MOBILITY INITIATIVE’S WOMEN MOBILIZE WOMEN

WE EMPOWER WOMEN IN THE TRANSPORT SECTOR Gender Competition 2020 – GG1 – 1st Place   CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE The transport sector is not gender neutral: It is dominated by men and with this, transport planning and mobility systems are

BURKINA FASO: FAMILY DIALOGUES: PROMOTING GENDER EQUALITY

SEXUAL HEALTH AND HUMAN RIGHTS (PROSAD) IN BURKINA FASO CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE Before the law, men and women are considered equal in Burkina Faso. However, in reality women’s rights are continuously denied and neglected; violence against women by their own

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Cambodia: DEALING WITH SEXUAL VIOLENCE IN CONFLICT AND RECONCILIATION

GIZ CIVIL PEACE SERVICE IN CAMBODIA CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE The mass crimes committed by the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia in the period of 1975 to 1979 are well known. Under the command of a radical communist regime, the entire country

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Democratic Republic of the Congo: Supporting the police in fighting gender based violence

Supporting the police in fighting gender based violence     CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE As a result of violent conflicts, impunity and deeply embedded traditional, socio-cultural norms and beliefs, sexual and gender based violence (SGBV) is a widespread problem in the

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