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Regional Workshop on Target Group Engagement and Gender Mainstreaming in the context of Migration in the Western Balkans

Regional Workshop on Target Group Engagement and Gender Mainstreaming in the context of Migration in the Western Balkans   Concept Note The Regional Workshop on Target Group Engagement and Gender Mainstreaming will aim to offer a platform for the exchange

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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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Gender Day

GIZ in Yemen celebrated Women’s Day in a unique way this year, the Gender Year. We, the GFP Group, also rewarded all the women working at GIZ. In addition to many other activities, we also had a photo gallery expressing

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Semana de Gênero, GIZ no Brasil / Gender-week GIZ Brazil

Entre 11 e 15 de março, o Grupo de Trabalho (GT) Gênero da GIZ proporcionou um período de muito aprendizado para todos/as nós. Foi uma semana linda na qual se homenageou e se relembrou, de diferentes formas, a luta por

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GIZ a TOP-Performer – Global Health 50/50 Report 2019

The independent Global Health 50/50 Initiative is associated to the Centre for Gender and Global Health at the University College London. It promotes, tracks and regularly reports on initiatives and global efforts to improve health worldwide. Its 2019 report entitled

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Girls and Career Day : TVET and general education students invited to discover internship and job opportunities in GIZ Côte d’Ivoire technical fields

As part of its gender strategy aiming to boost parity within its teams, GIZ Côte d’Ivoire held a Girls and Career Day on 29 March 2019. Eighty (80) female pupils and students, as well as guidance counsellors and Ivorian Ministry

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„Gender equality is not a danger, but an opportunity”

„Pippi Langstrumpf is the strongest woman I know” – Day of activities and fun on topic of gender equality On 7th of March’s GIZ Jordan Day, the gender working group (GWG) took the opportunity to celebrate the International Women’s Day,

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Female lawyer breakfast

The GIZ Open Regional Fund for South East Europe – Legal Reform (ORF-LR) project together with the IPA 2017 project “Countering Serious Crime in the Western Balkans”, organized on the 26th of March in Tirana, Albania, a “Working Breakfast with Female

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Bangladesh Women’s Day 2019 Session: Innovation, Technology and Women’s Empowerment

On 21 March 2019, a session on “Innovation, Technology and Women’s Empowerment” was organized by the GIZ Bangladesh Gender Working Group focusing on the UN Theme for women’s day this year – “Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change.” All

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Addressing different attitudes towards gender roles and changing gender roles in the household – lively discussions, a creative competition and a final event around Gender Equality

For GIZ, the promotion of gender equality is not only a commitment, but a guiding principle and a quality feature of its work. GIZ Rwanda, through the One Mainstreaming Team is organizing a Gender Month, which is dedicated to reflect

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Webinar on the New Gender Strategy

In this live-stream the following key features of the new Gender Strategy and its implementation were presented: • Contributes to all areas of action of the GIZ Corporate Strategy • Commitment to an inclusive understanding of gender, reflecting diverse gender

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Talk on Sexual Harrassment

Sexual Harassment is an unwelcome behaviour of a sexual nature. It can vary from an unwanted joke to actual attempted rape. GIZ has a policy banning sexual harassment at the workplace. The presentation gave an overview of the issue as

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GIZ Ecuador Programmes ProCamBío II and PreViMujer support women at event in Esmeraldas

On 8th March, GIZ Ecuador Programmes Procambío II and Previmujer jointly participated in the Muisne Municipality Forum on the occasion of the International Women´s Day. The event, organized by the Spanish NGO Paz y Desarrollo, gathered together around 300 participants.

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Youth Durbar on GBV and Sexual Harassment

The Gender and Communication Unit of GIZ Ghana, partnered the Women Peace and Security Institute (WPSI) of the Kofi Anna International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC) and the WIPNET Program of the West Africa Network for Peacebuilding (WANEP), to hold a

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Photo competition #Balanceforbetter

GIZ Nigeria organized a photo competition amongst it’s programmes to depict their understanding of the theme for International Womens’ Day 2019 #Balanceforbetter.GIZ Nigeria_Gender Week photo competition

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Movie and Staff Workshops on Gender Equality

On the 7th of March GIZ Sierra Leone celebrated International Womens Day by organizing a two hour event in each project location. Before the event a 5 minute movie was filmed including not only GIZ employees but also partners and

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GIZ Costa Rica demuestra actitud – GIZ Costa Rica shows attitude

Colegas de diferentes proyectos y de la Agencia demuestran su actitud en contra del acoso sexual. Colleagues from different projects and the Agency show attitude towards sexual harassment.    

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“Jornada de Masculinidades”

Jornada de Masculinidades capacitación  impartida por nuestros colegas de WEM, Institución de la pareja, familia y masculinidad de Costa Rica, icónica en la región en el trabajo con hombres y durante los últimos 6 años, trabajando atraves de OFALAM en

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All things Gender: interactive mapping tool

Looking for Gender-related documents and strategies? Our mapping tool might help! As the only GG2 project in agriculture and skills development (TVET), we are always trying to keep up with Gender news and developments. Our project supports the African Union

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Celebration de la Journée de la femme 2019 – GIZ, Fondation Hanns Seidel, KfW

LA GIZ en RD Congo célèbre la Journée Internationale de la Femme 2019 en collaboration avec la KfW et la Fondation Hanns Seidel. Cette journée d’échanges et de réflexion s’inscrit dans le cadre de la promotion du dialogue entre collègues (hommes-femmes) afin

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Dialoge zu Empowerment am Weltfrauentag: Wie können Migrantinnen und geflüchtete Frauen in der Türkei und Deutschland besser gestärkt werden?

Geflüchtete Frauen und Migrantinnen bergen enormes Potenzial für aufnehmende Gemeinden – in der Türkei wie auch in Deutschland. Das ist das zentrale Thema der Konferenz “Unlocking Migrant Women’s Potential: International Perspectives“, die anlässlich des internationalen Frauentages heute in Ankara stattfindet.

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Women for the energy sector: let’s inspire our young generation!

Experienced Women are inspirational role models for young girls. Known as a male-dominated sector, the energy sector requires high skills, consistency and hard work. More women work in this sector for years now and gained many years of experiences. It’s

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“Empowerment goes Digital” auf dem Digital Gateway

Empowerment goes Digital! Digital technologies open up undreamt-of possibilities and at the same time harbour the risk of reproducing or even exacerbating existing inequalities. Our new Trend-Topic provides suggestions on how this can be avoided, shows what kind of gender-specific differences

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Livestream: GIZ Gender-Slam: Gender Reloaded

We organize a screening of the GIZ Gender-Slam: Gender Reloaded. Staff of GIZ Pakistan are invited to learn about the new gender strategy. Afterwards, there is opportunity for discussions and exchange on our sunny terrace.

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#ImNoStereotype Twitter Campaign

GIZ Pakistan launches a twitter campaign to break gender stereotypes. All GIZ staff is invited to join us on twitter on Friday, 8th of March. Just write a sentence about how you break out of the stereotype and conclude with

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Round table “Mauritanian Working Women”

  Dans le cadre du partenariat établi autour de l’élaboration et la mise en œuvre de la feuille de route pour l’engagement avec la société civile en Mauritanie, l’UE et les Etats membres participants (l’Allemagne, l’Espagne et la France) organisent

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International Woman’s Day 2019 GIZ African Union Office

On the occasion of the International Women’s Day on 8th of March 2019, the GIZ AU celebrates women’s achievements and their crucial role for sustainable development worldwide. Under this year’s theme #BalanceforBetter, people all over the world are advocating to

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Charla bimodal sobre equidad de género

En sintonía con el lema de la estrategia actualizada de género y recientemente difundida “Género recargado: La visión necesita actitud y la actitud se encuentra con la acción”, se realizará una charla de sensibilización en temas de género, especialmente para las

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Women and their environment across the ages

The German cooperation is celebrating women’s day with a day of discussions around the change women face due to a changing natural environment and changes in the legal situation of women in the past hundred years in Europa and in

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Informeller Fachaustausch: Wie funktioniert eine App zum Schutz von Frauen vor Gewalt?

Das GG2-Vorhaben “Prävention von Gewalt gegen Frauen und Mädchen im südlichen Afrika” hat nach zweijähriger Entwicklungszeit im Januar die App “Nokaneng” auf den Markt gebracht. Informationen, Unterstützung und Schutz von Frauen per App – aber wie genau funktioniert das? Und worauf  musste bei der Umsetzung

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Womanomics – successfull female positioning in the job

Our first two events 2019 Speed Coaching – Female Finance “Language and Salary Negotiation” and the keynote event “Womanomics” took place in Eschborn with a sensational success! The registrations for our offered Speed Coaching – Female Finance “Language and Salary

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Resumen del Seminario “Juntas Crecemos con Energía, mujeres liderando la innovación con Energías Renovables y Eficiencia Energética”

Conversatorio_final Desde Chile compartimos un ejemplo de buena practica: Seminario “Juntas Crecemos con Energía, mujeres liderando la innovación con Energías Renovables y Eficiencia Energética”  Para difundir las posibilidades que las Energías Renovables y la Eficiencia Energética ofrecen a los emprendimientos

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Kick-off: IDA Community MAP & Employment

Kick-off: IDA Community MAP & Employment 6.3.2019, 14:00-15:30, CET   Finding work, but how? When an applicant has secured a job abroad, but their partner is unable to find employment, plans for a foreign assignment can begin to fall apart.

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GIZ Afghanistan Gender Week

Celebration of Gender Week in GIZ Afghanistan This time GIZ Afghanistan has successfully celebrated a full gender week package of five different programs in different days. The first program was Awareness building game and open discussion on sexual harassment. which

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Commemoration of International Women’s Day Café + Talk

Commemoration of International Women’s Day among all women in GIZ to reflect on the current state of social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women in Chile and around the world. Besides asking ourselves, what is the origin of this

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Tolérance ZERO

Une journée d’animation et sketch de sensibilisation sur le harcèlement sexuel en milieu scolaire et ses conséquences sur la jeune fille Une Activité du Projet: Renforcement des capacités dans le secteur de l’éducation (ProEduc)

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Journée internationale des droits des femmes.

 GIZ Algeria organized on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 workshops on the theme of gender. The sessions were led by Ms. Aicha Zinai, gender expert and member of the National Council of Human Rights ; as well as and by the

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Au service de la sécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle

“Femme et entrepreneuriat vert au service de la sécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle au Bénin » Organisation d’une causerie débat autour de ce thème. Cette causerie-débat aura pour support un petit documentaire sur les femmes qui produisent, distribuent et utilisent le composte au

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Femme entrepreneuse épanouie = équilibre du ménage

« Femme entrepreneuse épanouie = équilibre du ménage. Quelle contribution à la conservation de la nature et à  Sécurité Alimentaire et Nutritionnelle ?» formation pratique : valorisation du fromage du soja pour améliorer le revenu et la nutrition du ménage (les

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La femme agricultrice et la Gestion Durable de Terre

Enregistrement d’émission radio grand public de 45min en langue locale avec des femmes agricultrices sur le thème « La femme agricultrice et la Gestion Durable de Terre (GDT) pour son autonomisation et celle de sa famille. » Diffusion des émissions enregistrées à

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Girls2Leaders

Girls2Leaders (Communication sur le leadership féminin suivi d’un slam des 24 stagiaires intègres de la Ministère de Finances et Ministère de Plan et de Développement (MEF/MPD/INSAE) sur leur expérience comme femme en profession Une activité du projet “Appui-Conseil Macroeconomique pour

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Leadership féminin en Afrique francophone

Leadership féminin et Promotion des Objectifs du Développement Durable en Afrique Francophone : Colloque en coopération avec la Délégation de l’Union Européenne à l’université Abomey-Calavi

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La nouvelle stratégie genre de la GIZ

La nouvelle stratégie genre de la GIZ : Une foire interactive d’information et discussions sur des questions de réussites dans la vie professionnelle, compatibilité de travail et famille, culture de travail et mise en œuvre des projets sensible au genre

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#RealGroundbreakers – Get involved in the social media challenge!

Dear Colleagues, We are not alone. IFAD invites all IFAD Partners to join the celebration of International Women’s Day 2019 showing solidarity with rural women, the #realgroundbreakers! The #RealGroundbreakers is a global campaign for the economic and social empowerment of

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Awareness Raising Event at TVET school in Tripoli, North Lebanon

Gender Equality Awareness Raising Event at TVET school in Tripoli, North Lebanon In the frame of International Women’s Day 2019, an awareness raising event on gender equity and equality took place at Al Saade Technical Institute, a public TVET school

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Forum Table Discussion: Economic independence: testimonies from women entrepreneurs

Organisation of Forum Table discussion on Economic independence: testimonies from women entrepreneurs. Place: Municipality of Canton Muisne, Date: March 8 Time: 9h00 – 13h30 Organisers: Peace and Development and the Coalition for Gender Equality of Canton Muisne and ProCamBio II,

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Ladies Breakfast

International women’s day is a big day for inspiration and change. In this networking session many female colleagues from different projects came together to exchange and share their thoughts and experiences. Verousckha from the transport project sparked an energised and

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Movie Screening: A Land for Women

Women in Namibia have traditionally gotten the short end of the stick with regards to land ownership. Even though over 40% of rural households are headed by women, they still struggle against traditional practices and prejudices. The special initiative “One

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GIZ Kosovo speaks #BalanceforBetter

“GIZ Kosovo marks gender week with lively debates and reflection of its own gender perceptions” Like previous years, the GIZ Kosovo Gender Group marked the Gender Week with two interesting events – this year with a special emphasis on reflection

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How gender stereotypes are influenced by Kosovo’s education system?

“GIZ Kosovo marks gender week with lively debates and reflection of its own gender perceptions” Like previous years, the GIZ Kosovo Gender Group marked the Gender Week with two interesting events – this year with a special emphasis on reflection

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Género recargado: difusión de la nueva Estrategia de Género de la GIZ

(ES) Desde el 11 hasta el 29 de marzo, la GFP de la GIZ Bolivia y Paraguay, se reunirá con AV y colaboradores de los programas y proyectos, y de la Agencia para presentar la nueva estrategia de género de

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Training in Self-Defense Techniques

A long way to go for an equal society “I really enjoyed the self-defense training course organized by GIZ Ecuador on the occasion of the International Women´s Day and this year´s Gender Week. It helped me to acquire and try

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Café Dialogue

Café Dialogue “The feminists of GIZ Ecuador: Who Are They?” As part of this year´s Gender Week events, GIZ Ecuador held a Café Dialogue “The Feminists of GIZ Ecuador: Who Are They?” on 7 March. The informal discussion sought to

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Tanzanian women entrepreneurs bring powerfoods from Africa to Europe

Freshly prepared, dried, as powder or oil, as food supplements or cosmetics – Baobab and Moringa can be used to make a wide variety of products. So far, however, African plants can hardly be found in local and European shops because

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Apertura de temporada de Género e Igualdad de la GIZ Paraguay “¡No nos quedemos quietas ni quietos!” Marzo 2019 a Marzo 2020

Recargarnos de género en la Apertura de temporada de Género e Igualdad de la GIZ Paraguay. ¡No nos quedemos quietas ni quietos !. Jornada de reflexión, debate y proposición sobre los desafíos que nos presenta la nueva Estrategia de Género

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Gender Reloaded

Gender Reloaded in South Africa “Gender equality lies at the core of what GIZ stands for: A future worth living. Without it, we will not achieve sustainable development nor will we have fair and just societies. But gender equality is

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Awareness Raising Workshop on Sexual Harassment at the Workplace

During our GIZ Mali General Assembly we will have a session focussing on the topic of sexual harassment at the workplace. The objective is to create awareness on sexual harassment, inform the colleagues of GIZ Mali about the policies in

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Brown Bag Lunch “Le genre, ça me concerne ?”

GIZ Mali Invitation Brown Bag Lunch Gender 06-03-2019 We, the gender focal points GIZ Mali, will host a Brown Bag Lunch for interested colleagues to discuss the basic notion of gender by using interactive methods!

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Women in Lebanon Spotlights Campaign

Women in Lebanon Spotlights Campaign Highlighting the history of women in Lebanon and the achievements in gender equality, the Gender Working Group GIZ Lebanon is using the gender week for a daily email campaign. During GIZ’ gender week, a message

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DUFUNA-FEM Code Camp: Software development training programme preparing female students for tech careers in Nigeria

There are many obstacles for women who want to build tech careers in Nigeria. However, programmes particularly focusing on female trainees encourage women who might otherwise not have considered joining. It is also noticeable that employers are particularly keen on

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Gute Ernährung – nicht nur Frauensache

8. März, 13.00 – 14.30 Uhr, Bonn, Saal Donau Die Gleichberechtigung der Geschlechter ist in vielerlei Hinsicht eng verknüpft mit den Themen Ernährung und Ernährungssicherung. Die Zusammenhänge werden, u.a. in der Entwicklungszusammenarbeit, seit vielen Jahren international diskutiert. Verschiedene Studien verweisen

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Women for the energy sector: let’s inspire our young generation!

Experienced women are inspirational role models for young girls! Known as a male-dominated sector, the energy sector requires high skills, consistency and hard work. More women have been working in this sector for years now and have gained many years

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The way forward: dual training for young women in the hotel industry in Bolivia

Bringing together economic and development interests never has been more concrete and exciting. Within the ExperTS network and as part of a pilot project, a three-month training programme for the hotel industry was developed and implemented. The training was oriented

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Women can do anything! Crafts, entrepreneurship, local governance!

Women can do anything! Get active in the craft sector, build enterprises, construct communities. A dual apprenticeship system exists in Kpalimé, Togo. Yet, young women are largely underrepresented in classes. They lack role models who could inspire them to go

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Promotion of Equal Access to High-Tech Medical Services

BOOKLET_Gender week_HTM Project_2019 The following events are held within the framework of the Gender Week 2019 in Uzbekistan: On March 5, we will celebrate the week of promoting gender equality regarding “Gender equality in GIZ” at the GIZ Uzbekistan Office. The following

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GIZ India Gender Meet: Gender Reloaded

GIZ INDIA GENDER DAY 2019 SYNOPSIS REPORT FOR GIZ GENDER MEET: GENDER RELOADED 7th March, GIZ Office, New Delhi, India GIZ India organized a Gender Meet: Gender Reloaded’ on Thursday, 7th March, 2019 to take into cognizance the new reloaded

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Geld. Macht. Unabhängig. Money, Power, Independence.

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 6:30 PM Schwarzkopf Stiftung Sophienstraße 28-29, 10178 Berlin, Mitte, Deutschland https://www.eventora.com/el/Events/money-power-independence-geld–1 Equal pay for equal work? Gender equality is claimed to be one of the EU’s founding values, written since 1957 in the Treaty of Rome.

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EmpowHERment! Economic empowerment of refugee women: Unleash potential – transform societies

Lama Ahmad © GIZ/C. Cannizzo (Berlin, March 11, 16:30 – 18:30 o’clock) Flight and displacement cannot just increase gender-specific risks for women, but also open up new room for maneuver: in fragile contexts, gender relations can be renegotiated and tasks

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Gender and Climate Change. Gender-responsive NDC-Implementation – What does it mean in practice?

When GUCCI Meets GAMMA – Recognising Women as Powerful Stakeholders in Climate Action By now, it is widely recognized that climate change affects women and men differently and that women worldwide are often disproportionately affected by its impacts. Women’s rights

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Enabling Equality and Economic Empowerment for all Women and Girls – A Thought Leadership Roundtable around Gender and Disability

For more information on the speakers, please see the flyer: Disability and Gender event during GIZ Gender week Description of the event:  One in five women globally live with disability, about 80% of them in the global south. In Zambia,

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Dinner and a TED Talk: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s ‘We should all be feminists’

‘Dinner and a TED Talk’ at GIZ Uganda as part of Gender Week 2019            Link: Invitation TED Talk On Wednesday, 6th of March 2019, we will have a get together after work. The evening, that will kick off with

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Equal opportunities for all? Open workshop: „Gender equality in GIZ“

                When? Thursday, March 7, 2019, 10:00 -11:30                Where? GIZ Bonn, Mäanderbau Donau Hall Who? Equal Opportunity Commissioner, Bonn and all interested colleagues In this open workshop, we would like to listen to you and jointly elaborate on equal

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GIZ Gender-Slam: Gender Reloaded

  Gender-Slam – Programm – ENGL (Eschborn, March 8, 11:00-13:00 am, Auditorium and live-streamed on the Intranet) Copyright: GIZ/Rajiv Raman On 18 December 2018, the Management Board adopted the new GIZ Gender Strategy and its internal Operationalisation Guideline. Following the

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