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cTVET project improves TVET schools’ organisational gender capacities through Participatory Gender Audits

Cooperative Technical and Vocational Education and Training (cTVET)  developed and submitted recommendations to formulate gender sensitive articles to be integrated in the TVET law revision. The government working group for TVET law reform process were working together with national gender

“Gender equality for a sustainable tomorrow” – in observance of International Women’s Day 2022

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

GIZ Cambodia Contributions to Internal Gender Mainstreaming

Gender and Consumer Protection in ASEAN

#BreakBarriers: #Gender and #ConsumerProtection in ASEAN. The GIZ-supported PROTECT project welcomes you to join our celebration of the upcoming International Women’s Day in the talk show #BreaktheBias, #BreakBarriers: Gender and Consumer Protection in ASEAN. Discussion will be conducted in English. Registration is open via https://lnkd.in/gceWWeyQ or by

Gender and Sex: Meanings, Definitions, Identity and Expression

GWG Workshop module 1. Dear GIZ Lebanon colleagues, On behalf of the Lebanon Gender Working Group and part of the Gender Week activities, we would like to invite you to the workshop entitled: “Gender and Sex: Meanings, Definitions, Identity and

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

The Gender Focal Team and the Seyhan Municipality Women’s Solidarity Centre of the Promotion of Economic Prospects Program in Turkey

Safe Access to Digitalization for Women in Syria

#NepalsMenstrualMovement is reaching millions

Parent Teacher Councils-PTCs

GIZ Gender Award 2022 3rd Prize GG1 category

GENDER AWARENESS THROUGH THE THEATRE (GATT) in TVET

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

Fit for School Program

Gender Award 2022 1st Prize GG1 category

Green Innovation Centres for the Agriculture and Food Sector – India

Women Innovation Camp 2021:
Promoting Gender Equality through the Collaboration with the Private Sector

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

Gender Mainstreaming in the Indonesian Forestry Sector

16 DAYS OF ACTIVISM AGIANST GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE CAMPAGIN

Gender in (post-)conflict contexts in the Arab region

Setting up of Integrated Support Platform for Women Entrepreneurship in Kochi

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

Economic and Social Participation of Vulnerable Displaced and Local Population in the South Caucasus (EPIC)

Gender Equality Situation in Georgia Georgia became independent in 1991. Since independence, it has made efforts to improve the situation of gender equality. Women’s economic empowerment is seen as one of the main goals to access gender equality and Georgia

Pakistan: “Empowering Female Staff in Male-Dominant Organization” – A success story on Gender Inclusion:

Gender inequality in Pakistan is deeply rooted in its social and economic systems. According to the ‘Global Gender Gap Report 2021’ published by the World Economic Forum (WEF), Pakistan ranked 153rd out of 156 countries on the gender parity index. GIZ,

Gender diversity 2.0

Integrating disadvantaged men into Cambodian weaving

Gender equality promotion of CLiPAD/I-GFLL project

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Her&Now

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

MOBILITY SOLUTIONS IN INDIA FROM A GENDER PERSPECTIVE

Issues and challenges in India The transport infrastructure of a country is a key to economic development, and gives people the means to access job opportunities, education, recreation, and medical facilities. However, issues of overcrowding of buses in peak hours,

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

celebrating International Women’s Day on March 8, 2022, by FATA Development Program – Peshawar

Flyer for Intl Women Day -2022-FDP        Greetings from FATA Development Programme International Women’s Day is an opportunity to think about the progress made in the implementation of cultural policies related to human rights and gender equality. It is also an opportunity to give

GIZ INDIA ꟾ Gender Makes Business Sense – Insights from a Gender Transformative Approach

GIZ India Gender Week 2022 MS TEAMS Online Exchange On : Gender Makes Business Sense (GmBS) – Insights from a Gender Transformative Training Day : 10th March Time : 3:00 – 4:30 pm Indian Standard Time. Meeting link : provided

NICD – Roles of Female Ex-Combatants in Sustaining Peace

Network International Cooperation in Conflicts and Disasters (NICD) and the Sector Programme “Promoting Gender Equality” invite you to a webinar on Roles of female Ex-Combatants in Sustaining Peace in collaboration with the Berghof Foundation and the GIZ project Youth for a

GIZ INDIA ꟾ Gender Breakfast Meeting

Date/time: 8th March 2022, 11:00-12:00 IST Place: MS Teams Meet Title: Gender Breakfast // Close the GAP – A Grand Challenge for Gender and Progress Content: Project Her&Now (GG2 project : Womens Economic Empowerment) and the Programme Migration & Diaspora

GIZ INDIA ꟾ Gender Day Online Meet 2022

GIZ INDIA ꟾ Gender Day Online Meet 2022 TOPIC: DE-CODING THE ‘APLAK GENDER CODE OF CONDUCT’ WHEN: WEDNESDAY, 9TH MARCH 2022, 3:00 – 4:15 PM (INDIAN STANDARD TIME) WHERE: MS TEAMS MEETING Promoting gender equality is one of the essential

Out of the Box – Efforts to promote Gender Equality at Mongolian Technical University recognized for their contribution to foster equal potentials

After | photo competition | 

Launch of a podcast to promote gender equality, skills development and TVET in Mongolia – Episode 1: Gender and Career

15 March | online publication and podcast – find links here |
Starting the first episode of the series in honor of the International Womens’ Day will set a sign for gender equality in TVET and skills development. 

Roundtable Discussion Concerning Gender Equality

12 March | Private event for project members in Mongolia |
Discussion on how we can support gender equality initiatives with access to training, events, and workshops.

The Week of Timor-Leste’s Women Leaders

All week | online exhibition on Facebook | 
Exhibition of Timorese leaders of institutions and NGOs but also women that are leading their families through the pandemic and into a better future

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)

 

Role of Women in building an energy conscious society

10 March | 09.5-11.15 CET | virtual event for APLAC gender focal points |
Panel discussion with national gender experts from academia, industry and the public sector will attempt to shed light on the rarely explored gender-energy nexus

GIZ INDIA ꟾ Gender Day Online Meet 2021

11 March | 10.00-11.00 CET | public virtual event |
Join in to discuss how the pandemic has affected Equality, what we can and should do given our work and how to progress towards a gender equal world.

 

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.

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.

Striving for Generation Equality – What a short film has to do with women entrepreneurship promotion in India

9 March | 11:00-12:30 CET | GIZ online event |
Join us for an exclusive screening of the critically acclaimed short film B. Selvi & Daughters followed by a discussion of the the film campaign and female entrepreneurship in the context of Generation Equality.

Female Leadership: Successes and Challenges during COVID-19

9 March | 10.30 – 12.00 CET |  GIZ Bangladesh only – documentation here |
The event highlights how COVID-19 impacted women leaders, especially their successes and challenges during the pandemic. Three women leaders will share their experiences.

Pakistan: Gender Week 2021

All week | time TBD | these are private events for GIZ Pakistan |
GIZ Pakistan has designed several physical and virtual activities and events for this gender week.

GIZ Bangladesh celebrates International Women’s Day 2020

The Gender Working Group of GIZ Bangladesh hosted the International Women’s Day 2020 event at Long Beach Hotel in Dhaka on 8 March 2020 on the theme of Breaking Gender Stereotypes to discuss about Champions in Bangladesh who are already

Psychosocial Support for Female Suvivors of Violence: An Interdisciplinary Dialogue

The project on Psychosocial Support in Jordan organises a half day interdisciplinary dialogue in the Jordanian Ministry of Health. Different actors from NGOs, Ministries and Academia will discuss the relevance of psychosocial support for female victims of violence and the

Training on “Gender and Diversity Sensitive Work in Theatre”

The training focuses on sharpening people’s awareness of gender and diversity-related discrimination including sexual harassment. It creates a safe space where the participants can openly share their experiences and work on it with a theatrical and participatory psycho-social approach. The

Gender & Displacement: Interactive Panel Discussion and Exhibition

In the framework of the GIZ Gender Week and the Philippine Women’s month, we kindly invite you to our event on the nexus between Gender & Displacement consisting of a panel discussion and an exhibition. The event is organised by

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

Bangladesh: Empowering women in the garments industry – Business-driven approaches to gender mainstreaming

A new business-driven approach to women’s empowerment in the ready-made garment industry. On behalf of – German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) Applicant – GIZ Bangladesh Gender Working Group Context   As the biggest contributor to Bangladesh’s

Pakistan: Creating agents of change in Pakistan

A larger part of the work that the Financing Sustainable Development (FSD) component of the Support to Local Governance Programme (LoGo) has been focused on during the last few months has been on aligning the businesses of women entrepreneurs in

Sharing space: Gender in GIZ Lebanon’s project world

The highlight of the week will be a small conference (rather gathering style with some snacks) where some the project participants/beneficiaries will be invited to talk about their experiences. It will be a great opportunity for first-hand insights into the

Jordan: “What are Masculinities?”

1. Country context Jordan Bordering Syria, the West Bank, Iraq and Saudi Arabia, Jordan is in the center of the ‘Middle East’ with approximately 10.5 million inhabitants and categorized as a lower-middle income country. In the recent decades, the Hashemite

Pakistan: Vision needs Attitude – Attitude meets Action

1. Promoting gender equality Gender parity is fundamental to whether and how economies and societies flourish. The constitution of Islamic Republic of Pakistan gives equal rights to both women and men. However, in actual women are rarely equal to their

Pakistan: Mera Hunar Mera Fakhar – My Skill My Pride!

Promoting gender equality: Pakistan has more than 2.2 million population with the 60% youth across the country. We as the national of Pakistan face numerous challenges while being in the cluster of youth population specially when we speak about women

India: PROMOTING GENDER EQUALITY IN THE VALUE CHAIN DEVELOPMENT – Green Innovation Centers (GIC)

“When women thrive, all of society benefits, and succeeding generations are given a better start in life.” – Kofi Annan, Ghanaian diplomat and former General Secretary of the United Nations Introduction: Agriculture is an important engine of enhancing livelihoods and

GIZ India : Gender Market Place : ”When ‘Attitude Meets Action”

GIZ India Gender Day 2020 : When ”Attitude Meets Action”  We at GIZ India kicked off the Gender Week 2020 with a Gender Breakfast Meeting organized on Monday, 3rd March by the project – Womens Economic Empowerment (Her&Now). The Breakfast meeting focused

Jordan: Women reclaiming public space in a small town

Background In 2012 the Jordanian Ministry of Environment and the German government with its implementing agency GIZ have established a partnership for contributing to Jordan’s ambitions to achieve sustainable development and protection of the environment. The partnership has since then

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.

Bangladesh: The journey of Josna Ara

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

Kyrgyzstan – Vision needs Attitude – Attitude meets Action

Vision needs Attitude – Attitude meets Action. With this already well-known motto, GIZ Kyrgyzstan office has started its new approach in promotion of gender equality. We call it a ‘reboot’ in the internal system of GIZ Kyrgyzstan office and projects

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

Indonesia: “INCLUSIVE, GENDER EQUAL LABOUR MARKET IN THE MAKING”

“INCLUSIVE, GENDER EQUAL LABOUR MARKET IN THE MAKING” A Journey of Social Protection Programme in Indonesia in Doing the Implementation Differently     Social Protection and Mainstreaming Gender Issues While at It   In the context of the bilateral cooperation

Mongolia: TOWARDS GENDER-RESPONSIVE AND INCLUSIVE ULAANBAATAR CITY

ULAANBAATAR CITY BACKGROUND: Mongolia is one of the countries most vulnerable to climate change. The sparsely populated countryside contrasts with the capital city Ulaanbaatar, which is home to almost 1.5 million inhabitants, or half of the country’s population.  In Ulaanbaatar,

Pakistan: Sanitation for Millions

Promoting Gender Equality in Sanitation for Millions Program, Pakistan. Contextual Background and General situation Analysis Balochistan, being the largest province, spreads over an area of 347,190 Sq, KMs and forms 43.6 per cent of the total area of Pakistan. In

Laos: Promotion of Gender Equality through the engagement with the Green Climate Fund

Context Lao PDR is a landlocked, Least Developed Country with dwindling forest cover, from 70% in the 1960s to 58% in 2015. Forests are not only an important sector for Laos´ national economy, but are also central to the income,

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

Pakistan: Gender Disparities in Local labour Market

Background   Evidence-based employment policy-making requires identifying and quantifying the best practices and inefficiencies in the job market, such as underutilization of skilled workforce and lack of decent job opportunities. This is the first step in designing employment policies aimed

Laos: Gender Equality in Micro Finance

CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE: The GIZ “Microfinance in Rural Areas – Access to Finance for the Poor (AFP)” is part of the Lao-German Development Cooperation and commissioned by German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), implemented through GIZ (Deutsche

Georgia: A Gently Fermenting Revolution – Women in the Georgian Wine Business

Private Sector Development and Vocational Education and Training in South Caucasus 1. Context Georgia is one of the oldest winemaking countries in the world. Viticulture and viniculture, have a long tradition dating back over 8000 years. In today’s time, the

India: INCUBATION AND ACCELERATION SUPPORT FOR WOMEN-LED ENTERPRISES IN INDIA (Her&Now)

PROMOTING ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT OF WOMEN Gender Competition 2020 – GG2 – 1st Place CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE The Indian start-up scene is on the rise. Across the metropolitan cities incubators and accelerators are set up to provide support for aspiring entrepreneurs.

Pakistan: Inspiring Change – Women in Action in the Textile & Garment Industry of Punjab

Introduction to GIZ’s Labour Standards Programme in Punjab In the area of labour and environmental standards, particularly in the textile and garment industry in Pakistan’s Punjab province, GIZ’s Labour Standards Programme (LSP) is carrying out activities which aims to improve

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

Pakistan: Female Internship Program

Background GIZ Pakistan as part of its commitment to mainstreaming the 2030 Agenda (SDG: achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls), and alignment of personnel structure to have a diversified workforce with adequate and balanced gender ratio, set

Yemen: Towards Gender Equality

GIZ Gender Competition 2020 The Youth Employability Improvement Program (YEIP) in Yemen is part of the Special Initiative on Stabilization in the Middle East and North Africa funded by German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and implemented

Tajikistan: Gender Approach within TRIGGER II

Promoting gender equality 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 generated

Nepal: Making Life Better For Girls And Women In Nepal – Month After Month

BREAKING THE SILENCE AND TABOOS SURROUNDING MENSTRUAL HEALTH MANAGEMENT CONTEXT Many restrictions surrounding menstruation in Nepal and worldwide have arisen out of deeply entrenched cultural and religious traditions and beliefs. In Nepal, during menstruation; often girls and women are barred

Pakistan: Refugee Management Support Programme

1. Promoting Gender Equality In the 2018 Global Gender Gap Report Pakistan ranked 148 out of 149 countries, largely due to the low educational attainment and subsequent low economic participation and opportunities for women, as well at poor health and

Vietnam: SMALL STEPS FORWARD TO GENDER EQUALITY

BUILDING BLOCKS TO LARGE CHANGE IN GIZ VIETNAM Gender Competition 2020 – Gender Mainstreaming – 2nd Place CONTEXT The Vietnamese culture is influenced by Confucianism’s interpretations, characterised by male privilege and hierarchical relationships, resulting in gender stereotypes and inequality. This

Vietnam: GENDER MAINSTREAMING INTO NATIONALLY DETERMINED CONTRIBUTION (NDC)

PROMOTING GENDER EQUALITY IN CLIMATE ACTION IN VIETNAM CONTEXT In Vietnam, like in many other countries, women are more vulnerable to adverse environmental impacts and have less access to and control over resources and a limited voice in decision- making

Vietnam: THE POWER OF STATISTICS

IMPROVING THE NATIONAL GENDER STATISTICAL SYSTEM IN VIETNAM CONTEXT Despite making a substantial progress on key gender equality measures, Vietnamese women are confronted with insufficient political and economic opportunities, inequality, and discrimination. Lack of reliable gender statistical data is one

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

India: Indo-German Social Security Programme: Advancing gender equality towards Universal Health Coverage

Social health insurance for vulnerable families in India Context and Initiative In India, out of pocket payments for health care impoverish millions of persons every year. Furthermore, India’s patriarchal society heavily disadvantages women and girls in terms of decision-making about

India: Targeted Public Distribution System

1. Brief Introduction As per the World Food Programme’s gender policy report (wfp.org/publications/wfp-gender-policy), women and girls make up 60% of the world’s chronically hungry. Little progress has been made in ensuring the equal right to food for women as enshrined

India: Community Nutrition Gardens: Empowering women in rural India

Introduction: The GIZ Food and Nutrition Security, Enhanced Resilience Project (FaNS) is part of the global special initiative ‘One world – No Hunger’ of the German Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). FaNS aims to improve the food and

India: Digital tools to empower women on nutrition security

FOOD AND NUTRITION SECURITY, ENHANCED RESILIENCE PROJECT (FaNS), INDIA Gender Competition 2020 – GG1 – 2nd Place CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE One fourth of undernourished people in the world live in India. In 2016-18, 39.5% of children under five in the

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

Pakistan: Economy Wins When Women Work – “E4W”

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

Cambodia: Nutrition knowledge for better health choices in the family

The GIZ project “Improvement of Livelihoods and Food Security (ILF I+II)” supports land recipient families to use the land that they received from the Cambodian government. Activities focus mainly on establishing a home garden that provide diversified and healthy nutrition

International Women’s Day 2019

Dear colleagues, On the occasion of the International Women’s Day, on behalf of GIZ Laos, we are glad to invite you to GIZ Laos at the Lao-German House (GIZ Office Vientiane) on 18 March 2019 at 2.30 pm. The objective

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Yemen: EMPOWERING WOMEN BY ENSURING FOOD SECURITY

HOME GARDENS IN YEMEN CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE Cultural, traditional and political norms in Yemen allocate mainly caring and reproductive tasks to women; their movement is often limited to their homestead and fields. The Sustainable Food Security Program, implemented on behalf

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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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Central Asia: MALE INVOLVEMENT IN FAMILY PLANNING

PROMOTING MEN’S ENGAGEMENT IN BIRTH PREPAREDNESS IN CENTRAL ASIA CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE In Central Asia, religion and traditionstrongly influence societal behavior, especially when it comes to power relations and gender perceptions. Firmly established family hierarchies impact virtually all aspects of

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