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Competition „Empowerment of women through digital solutions“ – 3 winners announced!

At the end of 2016, the sectoral program „Promoting Gender equality and women’s rights” launched the GIZ-wide competition “Empowerment of women through digital solutions“ calling for proposals of measures that use an innovative “digital solution” which specifically strengthens women and

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GIZ India : Gender Cafe and more..

At GIZ India, we began the GIZ Gender Week with an action punch self-defense session! The Risk and Security Desk of the GIZ Office organized separate sessions related to safety and self-defense techniques for both men and women. Both men

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Safety for Men and Women Self Defense Training at GIZ India

The Security Desk of GIZ India organized two separate self-defense trainings during the GIZ Gender Week 2017– for both women and men. The trainings were conducted in close cooperation with MitKat (safety and security consultant group). Each three hour training session covered the

Café temático: Gênero

In this event we will discuss  achievements and challenges of Gender mainstreaming with GIZ Brasil staff, as well as with guests from USAID and UN Women.

Movie screening “Girl Rising”

From Academy Award-nominated director Richard E. Robbins, Girl Rising journeys around the globe to witness the strength of the human spirit and the power of education to change the world. Viewers get to know nine unforgettable girls living in the

GIZ Cambodia Gender Week – Film Screening Event and Gender Competition

Event Documentation: What has gender equality to do with James Bond? In a video clip released for International Women’s Day 2011, Judi Dench and Daniel Craig, famously known as “M” and James Bond, reflect on some aspects of gender inequality

Participatory Route / Ruta Participativa

Event Documentation: Training of Trainers in Ecuador using a methodology for children (5-9 years), which helps to prevent violence against women in a playful way. For more informatin have a look at the spanish publication “Guía Ruta Participativa”! Formación de

Information campaign / Campaña de información

Event Documentation: Information campaign We answer your questions and share your commitments to gender equality through an interactive (photo) campaign during GIZ Gender Week (6th to 10th of march). We also show a video of the play “Los cimarrones” (“The untamed”). GIZ

BEREA’S LEAVING NO ONE BEHIND SEMINAR

As we are striving for a bold change, we the Berea team will celebrate the International Women’s Day (IWD) by providing a platform in a form of a seminar for presentations on gender based violence, child protection, youth rights and

Closing event of the gender week in Benin: 13 events in total

Event Documentation: GIZ Benin participated in the GIZ Gender Week from 06 to 10 march 2017 by organizing 13 out of 43 events held by the Africa Department, for example an exhibition about gender and equal access to energy which

Gender Breakfast Meeting 2017 in Ghana

The GIZ Ghana Gender Network under the auspices of the Country Director is organising a Gender Breakfast Meeting as part of the Gender Week 2017 and also to commemorate the International Women’s Day 2017. The event will be to used to

“Gender is not only about women and children”

The Qacha’s Nek GIZ PISA team will address the issues of Gender Based Violence (GBV) and child labor. The overall goal will be, to provide young people at the PISA office in Qacha’s Nek with Information about GBV in their

Community campaign meetings on promoting women land rights

In line with the International Women’s day theme, “Be bold for change”, GIZ Strengthening Human Rights in Uganda, GIZ Uganda Civil Peace Service in partnership with the Ateker Women Land Rights Partners is being bold by conducting 18 community campaign

Gender lunchbreak Tanzania

Open discussion (ask questions, share experirences) on gender during lunch brek

INTERACTIVE CINEMA ON WOMEN’S RIGHTS – GIZ Tunisia’s Gender Group members invite their colleagues to be “theatrical”

Event Documentation: In the scope of GIZ Gender Week 2017, GIZ Tunisia’s Gender Group members invited their colleagues to be “theatrical”. Our event “Interactive Cinema” started rather conventionally with a warm welcoming by our group members Sarah Chaar and Feriel

Awareness Raising

To raise awareness among GIZ and partner organizations’ staff on issues of gender–based violence all GIZ offices in the country will hang up posters with the GIZ ‘Our voice against gender-based violence’ logo. Additionally, stickers will be given out, in

Gender in the perception of Kyrgyz society

UN Women will present and discuss with GIZ-Kyrgyzstan the key results of the Study “Gender in the perception of society”: What do these perceptions mean for our daily work and how can we deal with the resulting challenges or opportunities?

The soundtrack to gender equality – listen to Les Amazones d’Afrique

Article retrieved from the Guardian, 20 February 2017 ‘The Album is a love letter to men’  ‘We are sick of seeing women suffer because of violence,” says Pamela Badjogo, Afro-jazz and blues singer. “In the family, in the war zones. We

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African women unite to fight for equality – listen to this podcast

“Less than a third of all agricultural land in Africa is operated by women, nearly one in five of whom do not have access to contraception. In addition, almost a quarter of African women are likely to experience violence from

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Gender Pop-Up Centre

Date: 08 March 2017, 10.00 – 17.00 h, GIZ Kosovo House 1, big conference room Dear colleagues, We would like to invite you to join us at the Gender Pop-Up Centre on Wednesday, 08.03.2017, at GIZ Kosovo. You can stop by

“Our voice against gender-based violence” – photo exhibition

Event Documentation: 854 photos. 38 countries. 1362 active participants: 818 women and 544 men. This is the impressive result of the GIZ-wide photo campaign “Your voice against gender-based violence”. On the occasion of the international 16 Days of Activism against

Zambia: Reaching the population with information on gender-based violence

  The competition entry ”Reaching the population with information on gender-based violence ” from GIZ Zambia can be downloaded here:

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Cambodia: Bringing the Rights of Voiceless Women into the Political Agenda

CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE According to a national survey commissioned by the UN and DFAT, 32 percent of ever-partnered Cambodian women aged 15-64 experience emotional abuse by an intimate partner in their lifetime; while 21 percent face physical and/or sexual violence.

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Benin: Zusammen gegen sexuelle Belästigung in Familien und Schulen

    «A mon retour, mes camarades étaient déjà partis. Le professeur me demanda si j’avais un ami. Il me dit que je lui plais, qu’il a envie de sortir avec moi…»   Benin hat alle internationalen Resolutionen und Verträge

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Guatemala: La campaña Cartas de Mujeres en Guatemala

La campaña Cartas de Mujeres en Guatemala Por: Argelia Chilin, Rosaria Alvarez y Sandra Amanda Sucup/ Asesoras técnicas FOSIT-GIZ   Conocer la experiencia exitosa de Cartas de Mujeres impulsada por el Programa ComVoMujer en el Perú, motivó el interés de

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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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