E-skills for women and girls

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

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

Ethiopia: The Female Innovator Support Group Hawassa, Ethiopia (FIS) & Its expansion to further Universities

GIZ Sustainable Training & Education Programme (STEP II), GIZ Ethiopia 1. Introduction – How it started and what we have achieved so fare The GIZ Sustainable Education and Training Programme of Ethiopia (STEP) is mainly active in the areas Higher

Mexico: GIRLS’ DAY MÉXICO: GÉNERO EN LA FORMACIÓN PROFESIONAL DUAL

Programa Desarrollo del Modelo Mexicano de Formación Dual (MMFD) Presentado por José Medrano y Alfonso Figueroa I. Fomento a la igualdad de género La educación es un eje central para el desarrollo humano. De la formación depende en buena medida

Economy Wins When Women Work – “E4W” : PAKISTAN

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

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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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“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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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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Berlin: Gleichberechtigung- Was bringt sie, was kostet sie?

„Welt im Wandel“ – eine Veranstaltungsreihe der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH und des Verlags Der Tagesspiegel GmbH Die Benachteiligung von Frauen im Wirtschaftsleben ist eine Realität. Weltweit leisten Frauen 66 Prozent der Arbeit, haben aber nur zehn

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

Yemen: Games4Peace to be the hero Yemen needs

” As a female gamer, women are greatly unrepresented and even often shown as weak. It was very important to me as a woman to make sure that women are given equal representation as well as empowerment” – Lujaine, Gamer

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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Gender Quiz Benin

Event Documentation: Gender Quiz: A “questions and answers” game aimed to raising the awareness, participation and reflection of the project staff around the theme of gender equality. Candidates from each site (Parakou, Bohicon and Cotonou) competed in 3 successive rounds

#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