Agenda 2030 - SDG 5

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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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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KENYA: PROMOTING FEMALE PARTICIPATION IN PUBLIC PROCUREMENT

SUPPORT TO PUBLIC FINANCE REFORMS (SPFR) PROGRAMME, KENYA CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE The public procurement sector in Kenya is mostly male dominated. Female procurement officers are lowly ranked and women often unable to access procurements, and/or unaware of procurement opportunities to

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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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TOWARDS GENDER EQUALITY IN SOUTHERN AFRICA

GIZ’S COLLABORATION WITH SADC IN GENDER MAINSTREAMING   CONTEXT Achieving politically stable, socially just and sustainable economic development that reduces poverty is one of the greatest challenges in Southern Africa. The Southern African Development Community (SADC) is an alliance of

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Nepal: A GENERATION’S DREAM OF TRANSFORMATION COMES TRUE

SUPPORT OF MEASURES TO STRENGTHEN THE PEACE PROCESS IN NEPAL CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE Gender inequality was one of the root causes of 10 years of armed conflict in Nepal. In the current post-conflict context, the Nepali-German Support of Measures to

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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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Morocco: Shaking up gender roles in the “land of never-ever”

Innovative pedagogical approaches to promote bottom-up transformation   Context and initiative “Our society is not ready yet!” is a common phrase one is confronted with in the course of working to promote gender equality in Morocco. Since the “democratic spring”

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Laos: Inspirational Presentation on Female Leadership and Career Development

In November 2018, the European Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Lao PDR (ECCIL), together with Austcham, Austaid and the Lao Business Women’s Association, invited 180 female students to an inspirational presentation on female leadership and career development in Vientiane.

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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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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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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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#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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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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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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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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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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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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GIZ India : Digital Transformation Together – Leave No One Behind

GIZ India organized a Gender Café on ‘Digital Transformation Together- Leave No One Behind’.  Connectivity doesn’t always equalise opportunity. The overarching vision of the 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development is inclusive and sustainable growth with its promise to ‘leave no

« La contribution des femmes du Bénin aux objectifs de l’Agenda 2030 »

Ouverture de l’exposition de photos « La contribution des femmes du Bénin aux objectifs de l’Agenda 2030 »

Round Table on Girl’s Education

To honour the International Women’s Day on March 8th a round table is being hold in Labé, Guinea at the local radio station “Espace FM”. Four women are invited to talk about girls’ education with a special focus on the

Gender Week 2018: Breaking the Glass Ceiling

The GIZ Bangladesh Gender Working Group is organising the Gender Week 2018 event “Breaking the Glass Ceiling” commemorating International Women’s Day on 8 March 2018 in Dhaka. The session explores how more women can achieve leadership positions. Rubana Huq, Managing Director, Mohammadi

Launching conference of the first national Anti-Sexual-Harassment Policy at ministerial level

On the 26th of February 2018 the Ministry of Youth and Sports and the GIZ project Youth against Sexual Harassment jointly hosted a launching conference of the first national Anti-Sexual-Harassment Policy in Egypt at ministerial level. The Policy will be

GIZ high level dialog with Caren Grown, WBG Senior Director Gender, on Gender in International Cooperation

Gender equality is an engine and elementary feature of a future worth living around the world. As such it features high on the German, European and international agenda. SDG5 was amongst the first SDGs to be reviewed by the United Nations

Get involved & stay engaged: Urban activism and more opportunities for Women’s Empowerment

Indonesia’s identity as a multicultural country, with the fourth biggest population worldwide and as one of the twenty most important industrial and emerging market economies (G 20) is one of the largest and most influential economies in the region (ASEAN)

Gender Awareness Sessions

The Gender Working Group (GWG) would like to invite you to join our “Gender Awareness Session” as part of the GIZ Gender Week in March. For this year, we prepared a modular approach and included external speakers to make this

Gender Cafe : Digital Transformation Together : Leave No One Behind

GIZ GENDER CAFÉ : 9th MARCH, 2018, NEW DELHI, INDIA Topic : Digital Transformation Together : Leave No One Behind Connectivity doesn’t always equalize opportunity : The overarching vision of the 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development is inclusive and sustainable

Gender Week and Competition Colombia

We just launched our Gender Competition 2018 in Colombia! All programs in Colombia are invited to present their contributions to the Sustainable Development Goal 5 of the Agenda 2030. invitation competition gender week. (in spanish)    

Nicaragua: Mujeres empoderadas, Reducen deuda en ENACAL

PROGRAMA DE ASISTENCIA TECNICA DE AGUA Y SANEAMIENTO (PROATAS) Empresa Nacional de Acueductos y Alcantarillados (ENACAL) Mujeres empoderadas, Reducen deuda en ENACAL Concurso de Género – GIZ 2018 1. Introducción La población estimada de Nicaragua para el 2017 es de

Lunch debate/Déjeuner-débat: En quoi la décentralisation contribue-elle à l’épanouissement et à l’émergences des femmes ?

Event Documentation: The Topic of the day was “Economic Empowerment in a changing world of work”. We gave several Inputs in order to give an overview on global questions of gender before focusing on Mali discussing the following Topics: –

Gender Sensitive Initiatives to Reduce Malnutrition: A Joint Action to Improve Dietary Diversity among Women and Children in Madhya Pradesh (India)

The Department of Women & Child Development, Bhopal in collaboration with GIZ & the NGOs celebrated International Women’s Day on 8th of March, 2017 to improve nutritional diversity and improved quality intake of diets in a gender-equitable manner to reduce

Gender Sensitive Initiatives to Reduce Malnutrition: A Joint Action to Improve Dietary Diversity among Women and Children in Madhya Pradesh (India)

“It has been the tradition for women and girls to eat last. This is how it has always been. No one dares question the tradition”. (Pregnant woman, District Chhatarpur) Sheopur and Chhatarpur are among the most backward and remote districts

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Global Platform on Gender Equality and Religion launched

Building on the growing recognition that the role of faith-based organizations in addressing the needs of women and girls is critical, a global Platform on “Gender Equality and Religion” was launched on 15 March at the on-going UN Commission on

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Daily newsfeeds and gender brown bag lunch: Gender week Vietnam 2017

Event Documentation: During the Gender Week Vietnam , 4 colleagues in GIZ Vietnam sent out daily briefings on different topics: GIZ gender strategy, gender-based violence, the Convention on Eliminating Discrimination Against Women and discrimination against women at work. At the

Wear you purple ribbons if you stand for equality on IWD (and every other day)

On march 8th 2017, the Corporate Sustainability Handprint Comittee for Family and Work balance proposed to wear purple ribbons. Instead of just saying “Happy International Women´s Day”, we invited all GIZ Costa Rica personnel to wear purple ribbons to conmmemorate and

Engendering the electoral process ahead of the 2017 general elections in Kenya

Kenya has made strides in achieving gender equality and equity in the last years. Article 27 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 espouses the rights of women as being equal to men’s and  accords them equal protection and benefit before

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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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EAC CELEBRATE THE INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

International Women’s Day is annually held on March 8 to celebrate women’s achievements throughout history and across nations. It is also known as the United Nations (UN) Day for Women’s Rights and International Peace. The UN drew global attention to

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

Photo stories “Super women” / Fotohistorietas “super mujeres”

Event Documentation: “Super women, true women” Exhibition of various photo stories about local women and their work during the events organized by local authorities in the Tungurahua and Napo provinces of Ecuador. We will also host two events where those

Speech and debate on the topic ” Women in a changing world of work: Plant 50-50 by 2030″

Increasing the participation of women in the labor market is an important step to gender equality.  The program ProSOL organise a speech and debate on the topic ” Women in a changing world of work: Plant 50-50 by 2030″ to

Slam contest for Gender Equality

A l’occasion de la Semaine du Genre, le Centre culturel Germano-Malgache, le collectif Madagaslam et la GIZ organisent un concours de slam pour faire entendre les voix des jeunes artistes malgaches pour l’égalité femmes-hommes, le 11 mars au CGM d’Antananarivo.

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

“Be bold for change: Be gender champion” GIZ Rwanda

Event documentation: Gender Equality remains high on the political agenda for development – in Rwanda, in Germany and internationally – and is a guiding principle and quality feature of our work. The event “Be bold for change: Be gender champion” brought

Women in public spaces

Event Documentation: On the occasion of the celebration of the International Women’s Day by GIZ in Mozambique, the Good Financial Governance („BGF“) program is pleased to present several of its initiatives for gender equity and women empowerment in the country.

Breaking down gender stereotypes in the world of work

Panel discussion and information market Following UN Women’s theme for this year’s international women’s day „Women in the changing world of work“, GIZ Cameroon will host an afternoon of presentations and discussions around “Breaking gender stereotypes in the world of

Women, Land and Corruption

The national chapter of Transparency International in Madagascar produced a short movie (~ 5 minutes) on the topic: “Women, land and corruption”. This short movie will be broadcasted on the national TV channel of Madagascar (TVM) and a private channel

Open Forum: Transforming Leadership – Women, Men, Power and Potential

The GIZ Global Leadership Academy together with the Asian Development Bank co-convenes an Open Forum at the GIZ Representation in Berlin on 31 March 2017 with welcome remarks by Dr. Christoph Beier, Vice-Chair of GIZ Management Board, and Debra Kertzmann,

Brown Bag Lunch

Discussion on Gender and work-life-balance; focusing on issues such as: – How to balance family and work with women and men pursuing careers equally – Stumbling blocks that prevent equal opportunities for both men and women

Launch of the Gender Equality and Religion Platform

Launch of the Gender Equality and Religion Platform for the Gender Responsive Implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development / CSW 61 15 March 2015 | United Kingdom Mission to the United Nations in New York There is growing

Empowering women through access to land

On 10 March the conference “Empowering Women through Access to Land” will take place in Tirana, Albania, jointly organised by GIZ and FAO, in cooperation with the International Union of Notaries. The conference will be organized into three panels. In

Conference: Women and Finance

The Financial Literacy Initiative (FLI – http://www.fli-namibia.org/) supported by the GIZ “Promotion of Competitiveness” Programme in Namibia will host its second Women’s Conference to discuss finance, money, investing, teaching kids about money, financial literacy and education among women and with

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

#Code4Equality – Mitbestimmung, Teilhabe und Repräsentation für Frauen und Mädchen durch digitale Technologien

Event Dokumentation: Die GIZ Bonn hat im Rahmen der GIZ-Genderwoche 2017 zur Veranstaltung #Code4Equality – Mitbestimmung, Teilhabe und Repräsentation für Frauen und Mädchen durch digitale Technologien eingeladen. Der digitale Wandel hat Arbeitswelt und Alltagsgestaltung, Kommunikations- und Informationsmöglichkeiten verändert. Auch in

Shaping Our Future Through Conversations that Matter : ’Gender Equality in the Changing World : Planet 50-50 by 2030′

Event Documentation: Café Tables at GIZ India’s Gender Café Event were discussing issues pertinent to both men and women of a changing world: Empowerment of women through digital solutions; Gender sensitive communications, ‘Addressing women’s safety’ ‘Role and involvement of Men in

Uganda: Gender Equality in Uganda

By Victor Ndyabagye & Joseph Oketcho Omalla, GIZ Uganda “Wherever women are deprived of their rights and freedoms, wherever they are humiliated and abused, development is invariably limited,” Angela Merkel, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, at global leaders’ meeting on gender

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