Digitilization/ICT

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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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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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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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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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

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 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

Germany: eSkills4Girls

For digital technologies to unfold their positive potential on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, the gender digital divide has to be overcome – this is the main message of the BMZ initiative #eSkills4Girls. Currently, women only hold 24 percent of

Kenya: #SheShapesSolar

The competition entry can be downloaded. (in English)  

An application to prevent and fight violence against women…? / ¿Una App para prevenir y combatir la violencia contra las mujeres…?

Event Documentation: An application to prevent and fight violence against women…? …?…Yes, of course!  The National Corporation for Telecommunication of Ecuador (CNT-EP) presented the new design and functions of its application “Junt@s” (Together) this 8th of March 2017 on the

An application to prevent and fight violence against women…? / ¿Una App para prevenir y combatir la violencia contra las mujeres…?

…Yes, of course! / ¡…claro que sí! The National Corporation for Telecommunication of Ecuador (CNT-EP) presented the new design and functions of its application “Junt@s” (Together) this 8th of March 2017 on the occasion of the International Women’s Day, especially for

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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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#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

Be bold for Change at GIZ Indonesia

Event Documentation: Gender equality is a human right. Human rights are a guiding principle for German development policy. It is key to sustainable development. As in the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), gender equality is again firmly enshrined in the 2030