Economic Empowerment

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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#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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Women in agricultural production

Exposition de posters sur les femmes transformatrices de produits agricoles et d’échantillons de ces produits agricoles Jeux de cartes par rapport aux ODD entre collègues en vue de refléter l’impact genre du programme à l’atteinte de l’Agenda 2030

#PressForProgress this International Women’s Day, 8 March 2018

Through Women. Fast forward. EY (Ernst & Young Global Limited) is playing a vital role as the #PressForProgress main campaign sponsor of International Women’s Day  on Thursday, 8 March and beyond. EY is calling on all people to help build

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“Women at Work” / Photo Contest

Photo Contest “Women at Work” On the occasion of the GIZ Genderweek 2018, GIZ Tunisia invites you all to take part in a photo contest around the motto “Women at work” open to everyone on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/GIZTunisie/posts/1643550399062860 Participate

GIZ’s 1st Gender Salon How to empower WOMEN in Kosovo’s education and economy?

Herewith we’d like to cordially invite you to GIZ’s 1st Gender Salon How to empower WO MEN in Kosovo’s education and economy? On the background of a significantly lower labour force participation among women in Kosovo than men, we would

WE EMPOWER Programme Consultation

On 1 January 2018, the European Union, UN Women and ILO kicked off the three-year programme “Promoting economic empowerment of women at work through responsible business conduct – G7 countries”. It aims to support sustainable, inclusive and equitable economic growth

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Exhibition “Life through our eyes” by women workers in the Cambodian garment industry

  Life through our eyes Made by Cambodian garment workers  Opening event of the exhibition on Sunday, 11 March 2018 in Phnom Penh The exhibition Life through our eyes features photographs taken by Cambodian garment workers. To enable female workers

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)

Talent exhibition village, conferences and carnival celebrations

GIZ Madagascar is taking part in the gender week celebrations led by the Ministry promoting gender equity. Numerous women’s associations that we support from our intervention regions – eco-tourism, protected area management, jewelry linked to artisanal mining, women’s mayors association

Photography contest: men-women equality in agricultural value chains

GIZ project on adapting agricultural value-chains to climate change (GIZ/PrAda) in Madagascar  is organizing a photography contest on the topic of “men-women equality in agricultural value chains”. The aim is to show through pictures major issues linked to gender and

Albania: From moving away to moving mountains: How Albanian rural women and returnees shape their future

BUSINESS IDEAS COMPETITION OF THE ALBANIAN ALPS 1. Challenge Rural women, especially in the Albanian Alps the access to know how and information is very limited and even inexistent in many cases. They are not exposed to any information on

Germany: eSkills4Girls

Iraq: Gender-sensitive Cooperation within Transitional Development Assistance – Finding a Balance in Conflict-torn Northern Iraq

Background In the wake of the civil war in Syria and the rise of the so-called Islamic State, Iraq is facing a heavy wave of displacement, which affects more than 3 million people di-rectly and causes enormous strain and hardship

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Open Regional Fund for South East Europe – Modernisation of Municipal Services

Sub-project: „Municipal services for the creation of employment opportunities for vulnerable groups” Component: Dissemination of the Competencies Passport to Serbia ABOUT THE COMPONENT: The Sub-Project „Municipal services for the creation of employment opportunities for vulnerable groups” is aiming to build

Afghanistan: Contributions of the GIZ Promotion of the Rule of Law in Afghanistan (ROL) Project to Gender Equality in Afghanistan

CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE In Afghanistan, customary values and patriarchal norms entail many restrictions for women, despite their constitutionally guaranteed rights to equality and free movement. Women are poorly represented in public offices, particularly in the justice sector. Their interests and needs

Mongolia: Forestry and Gender

Introduction Forestry is considered a gender blind sector naturally, because it is traditionally a male dominated, labor intensive sector. Internationally, women’s role in forestry is becoming vital for their positive contributions in terms of farming and food production in agroforestry

Yemen: Empowering Women by Ensuring Food Security and Breaking Stereotypes in Beekeeping

Empowering Women by Ensuring Food Security and Breaking Stereotypes in Beekeeping Yemen, one of the world’s poorest countries, has been affected politically and suffered from human crisis since March 2011, and later devastated by war since March 2015. Such crisis

Afghanistan: Women Economic Empowerment – Women for Women

Executive Summary The idea of Women for Women training program, initiated as a result of a PPD meeting in Balkh province. In this program, businesswomen volunteered to share their knowledge and experience with their peers in a network. At the

Pakistan: Thinking Pink at GIZ Pakistan

Gender as a cross-cutting topic in Pakistan German development cooperation has been engaged in Pakistan for more than 50 years. Pakistan currently represents one of the biggest portfolios of GIZ worldwide. According to the country strategy of the Federal Ministry

Mongolia: Promoting gender equality and decent work and economic growth on the provincial level

Background information Commissioned by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) Integrated Mineral Resource Initiative (IMRI) program supports the Mongolian decision makers in promoting sustainable social and economic development, economic policies

Pakistan: Beauty of Taxation

Women Empowerment by Educating Beauty Salons Entrepreneurs: At first thought, few would dare to associate taxation with beauty. But the two can be combined as evidenced by the collaboration of Punjab Revenue Authority (PRA), one of the Revenue Authorities in

Jordan: Empowerment of Gender through Water Wise Plumbers

CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE In Jordan, the educational system ensures equal access to girls and boys, women and men. This has provided a highly educated female population with the potential to advance Jordan’s economic, social, and political development. Despite this, women

Egypt: Advancing Women’s Financial Inclusion

CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE Gender equality concerning the access to financial resources and services is a key issue in order to promote women’s empowerment as well as economic growth and sustainable development. While the positive impact of financial inclusion is widely

Germany: Putting Gender Equality at the Core of the G20

Women20 as International Implementation Partner    Background Diversity and full participation are es-sential for fostering resilient, sustaina-ble and viable economies and socie-ties. Equal rights and women’s eco-nomic empowerment are thus funda-mental for a prosperous world and so-cial development. The Women20

Indonesia: Gender Issues are not a problem for us

LESSONS LEARNED FROM EXTENSION WORKERS FOR AGROFORESTRY AND GREEN ECONOMY – MALINAU, NORTH KALIMANTAN, INDONESIA – Just recently, after discussing gender concepts in a meeting of young extension workers (penyuluh) in Malinau, North Kalimantan, a male member of the group

Indonesia: Inspiration From Nature – Gender Mainstreaming In The Indonesian Forestry Sector

INSPIRATION FROM NATURE GENDER MAINSTREAMING IN THE INDONESIAN ENVIRONMENT AND FORESTRY SECTOR The FORCLIME approach FORCLIME’s approach is derived from the recognition that responsibilities, vulnerabilities and decision-making powers of individuals and groups in relation to forestry and climate change can

Bangladesh: Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Program

1. Promoting gender equality Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency is one of the three priority areas of German development cooperation in Bangladesh. The objectives of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Programme (REEEP) are:  Developing locally customized technological solutions on

Nepal: Rebuilding life from the Rubble

Indonesia: Gender Mainstreaming in the Indonesia Forestry Sector

The FORCLIME approach FORCLIME’s approach is derived from the recognition that responsibilities, vulnerabilities and decision-making powers of individuals and groups in relation to forestry and climate change can be attributed to social structures based on characteristics such as gender, ethnicity,

Guatemala : ADAPTATE

Beitrag zum Genderwettbewerb GIZ 2018 Vorschlag von Esther Klauss, Entwicklungshelferin und Norbert Rose, Berater Programm: Anpassung der Ländlichen Entwicklung an den Klimawandel PN: 2014.2166.8 Gender Kennung: GG1, OE 2500 1. Förderung der Gleichberechtigung der Geschlechter Guatemala ist ein von Klimaveränderungen

India: Conservation And Sustainable Management Of Coastal And Marine Protected Areas In India

Country: GIZ In INDIA Full Name of the program Conservation and Sustainable Management of Coastal and Marine Protected Areas in India (CMPA) PN (complete 12 digits) 11.9299.6.001.00 AV / Program Director Dr. Konrad Uebelhoer Name of Team Members Dr. Michael

India: Promoting Gender Equality in the Value Chain Development

Country: GIZ INDIA Full Name of the program: Green Innovation Centres for the Agriculture and Food Sector – India (GIC) PN (complete 12 digits): 14.0967.1-012.00 AV / Program Director: Jonathan Ziebula Name of Team Members: Dhananjaya B N and Rajeshwari

Chad: Groupements de gestion a la convention locale autour des valees amenagees.pdf

1. Contexte et objectifs Le « Programme de gestion des eaux de ruissellement dans le Tchad sahélien », mis en oeuvre par la GIZ-International Services, la DDC souhaite contribuer à l’amélioration de la production agropastorale des zones sahéliennes par le

Benin: Grünes Innovationszentrum (ProCIVA)

Grünes Innovationszentrum (ProCIVA) Benin Oder wie Unternehmerinnen für eine Besserstellung der Frauen in Benin sorgen In vielen afrikanischen Ländern haben die Frauen noch einen langen Weg bis zur Emanzipation vor sich, so auch in Benin. Das traditionelle Rollenbild ist fest

Cameroon: AFROSAI Women Leadership Academy

AFROSAI Women Leadership Academy: Strengthening female leadership in External Audit in Africa 1. Background on Cooperation Partners The regional Good Financial Governance (GFG) in Africa programme, implemented by GIZ on behalf of BMZ and EU, works towards empowering African decision-makers

15 African Countries: Gender in agricultural value chain promotion

Liberia: Capacity Development in the Transport Sector

Project Name: 12.2539.0-001-00 Capacity Development in the Transport Sector in Liberia with focus on private sector development Duration: 2008 – 2019 Partner: Ministry of Public Works, Ministry of Finance and Development, Ministry of Transport, Ministry of Education, Association of Liberian

Congo: Il faut briser la glace – La parité, un petit pas pour les femmes, un grand pas pour la REGIDESO

Promotion de la parité entre les sexes dans la structure du partenaire Description du contexte, du secteur et de la situation dans le pays Pour le compte du gouvernement fédéral, la GIZ appuie depuis 2006 l’amélioration de l’accès à l’eau

Cot d*Ivoire: La promotion de l’égalité du genre dans la gestion durable des ressources naturelles

La promotion de l’égalité du genre dans la gestion durable des ressources naturelles à la périphérie du Parc national de Taï en Côte d’Ivoire: Cas des ressources halieutiques du Lac de Buyo et des arbres forestiers alimentaires. Introduction Depuis 1993,

Madagascar: Leadership au feminin dans la gouvernance locale

Une faible participation des femmes La stratégie de développement de Madagascar est basée sur la Décentralisation. Ainsi, les communes, en tant que gouvernement local, jouent un rôle prépondérant pour la mise en œuvre de toute politique de développement de proximité.

Madagascar: Resilience par Chaines de Valeur

Le Grand Sud, une région où les femmes sont mises à l’écart du développement « Homme et femme, chacun est complémentaire » Gandhi.   Le grand sud de Madagascar est la zone la moins développée de l’île où 89% des

Madagascar: Reinsertion professionnelle des femmes marginalisees dans le secteur minier a Madagascar

CONTEXTE Le Programme d’Appui à la Gestion de l’Environnement de la Coopération Allemande (PAGE/GIZ), lancé en 2015 a choisi le secteur de l’environnement comme domaine d’intervention. Il regroupe cinq composantes dont (i) la protection et utilisation durable des ressources naturelles,

Kenya: EnDev-Kenya Female Solar Gurus-A story of Resilience

EnDev-Kenya Female Solar Gurus-A story of Resilience, from an LME to permanent employment By Evelyn Munihu EnDev’s objective is to accelerate access to clean energy for the Kenyan rural population, in particular through fuel-saving cook stoves and small solar systems.

Ethiopia: On the Move to Gender Equality and Women Empowerment

INTRODUCING STEP The Sustainable Training and Education Programme (STEP) is committed to improve the quality of education in vocational colleges and universities of Ethiopia for women and men. We work together to better the quality of teaching, establish effective systems

Ethiopia: The Female Innovator Support Group & First Female Business Idea Competition at Hawassa University

1. Introduction – How it starts and what we have achieved so fare 2. Background – What need to be known to understand the low female participation? 3. The FIS Concept, the FIS Group and the FIS Activities & Capacities

Sierra Leone: Empowering Women in Sierra Leone’s Mining Communities

Please note that the following characters and dialogue are fictive and do not reflect a situation that has really happened. However, figures, events and names cited are correct. And nonetheless, just maybe, somewhere in Sierra Leone’s East and major mining

Rwanda: Striving for gender equality in local planning processes

Country: Rwanda Project: Striving for gender equality in citizen-oriented participatory governance Submitted by: One Mainstreaming team (Anna Emil & Dieneke ter Huurne) and the Decentralisation and Good Governance programme (Dominique Habimana, Celine Mukamana, Tristan Powell) “Rwandan culture and patriarchal systems

Tanzania: Unlocking Benefits of Electrification for Women

According to the 2017 Global Gender Gap Report, Tanzania ranks 68th out of 144 countries in terms of women’s economic participation, and is far away from closing the gender gap. Access to and utilization of electricity in Tanzania continues to

Ghana: Women moving the city

Public transport in Ghana‘s capital city Accra is strongly dominated by men and almostentirely provided by self-organized small scale private mini-bus operators. Questionable driving attitude among the operators and male drivers leads to a high rate of accidents. In order

1ra Jornada de Formación de la Red Mujeres en Energía Renovable y Eficiencia Energética (REDMEREE)

Este evento formó parte de las acciones para el fortalecimiento de capacidades de la REDMEREE, una red cuyo objetivo es impulsar un sector de energía renovable y eficiencia energética que promueva un desarrollo sustentable y humano donde mujeres y hombres

In-house conversation about women’s professional development and leadership / Conversatorio sobre liderazgo y desarrollo profesional de las mujeres

El Conversatorio sobre liderazgo y desarrollo profesional de las mujeres tuvo como objetivo generar un espacio de diálogo a través del cual mujeres en puestos gerenciales compartieran algunas experiencias y recomendaciones en el tema con colegas de la GIZ. El

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: –

MY WORLD Mentoring Toolkit available now

The MY WORLD Mentoring Toolkit explaining the Young Women Mentoring Program in Uganda presented at GIZ Eschborn during GIZ Gender Week 2017 is now available on DMS for GIZ colleagues. Hopefully the toolkit will be useful to all those interested in setting up a similar program

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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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Women’s Economic Empowerment: A Development Challenge

Women’s economic empowerment is widely recognised as one of the most effective means of catalysing positive social transformation in favour of gender equality with wide-ranging positive impacts for women and their communities as well as national economies. Recent studies corroborated

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Advancing Women’s Financial Inclusion in the Arab World at the Regional Policy Forum in Jordan

The Central Bank of Jordan (CBJ), the Arab Monetary Fund (AMF) and GIZ hosted the high-level regional policy forum held under the patronage of Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah to provide an opportunity to deliberate further policy actions for

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Call for contributions for CSW61 CoAction: Women Determined to Win Equality!

The International Millennia2025 Women and Innovation Foundation proposes a hashtag campaign on the occasion of the sixty-first session of the Commission on the Status of Women. Learn about their motivation here. For information on how to participate check out the instructions below and

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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

ANA HUNNA Female Mentoring kicks-off at the University of Jordan

The second round of ANA HUNNA female mentoring will be officially launched on Thursday, 9 March 2017 at the University of Jordan. Young female students (mentees) are paired up with experienced female professionals (mentors) to jointly work on their transition

“Girls’ Day” Förderung von jungen Frauen im Berufsbildungssektor

Das Projekt „Kooperative Berufsbildung im Rohstoffsektor“ unterstützt die Durchführung von Girls‘ Days in der Mongolei gemeinsam mit dem mongolischen Ministerium für Arbeit und Sozialschutz. Das Ziel des Girls‘ Days ist es, den Schülerinnen der Oberstufen und Abschlussjahrgänge, die kurz vor

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

Impact du Genre au niveau des partenaires directs ou indirects de la GIZ/RDC

Concernant la semaine Genre, la GIZ/RDC organise des interview auprès de ses partenaires directs ou indirects pour savoir l’impact du Genre dans leurs activités ou même leurs vies. Ses interview seront enregistrés sous forme d’un vidéo de 5 à 10

Gender equality in the African and South African Context

Ms. Barbara Kalima-Phiri will be talking on her role during her work at the continental level as Africa Director for a Pan Africa research and advocacy organisation, AFRODAD, leading and managing projects in 10 African countries. She conducted ground breaking

Balancing Work, Family, Community, Self – Can Working Women Have It All?

Event Documentation: Balancing Work, Family, Community, Self: Can Working Women Have It All? To commemorate International Women’s Day on 8 March 2017, the Gender Working Group in GIZ Bangladesh organised a discussion session on a topic that has been under

Launch of NPP Women Econcomic Empowerment

The Open Policy Advisory Fund (OPAF) has supported the Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs, Martyrer and Disabled in Afghanistan (MOLSAMD) during the process of drafting a National Priority Programm (NPP)  for Women Economic Empowerment in Afghanistan. In  a participatory process

Closing event of the gender week in Benin: 13 events in total

Event Documentation: GIZ Benin participated in the GIZ Gender Week from 06 to 10 march 2017 by organizing 13 out of 43 events held by the Africa Department, for example an exhibition about gender and equal access to energy which

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

Screening of a Success Story of a Palestinian Female Entrepreneur

On the occasion of the International Women’s Day, the Gender Working Group/ Nawi Cluster is pleased to invite you all to join our brief celebration of INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2017 Screening of a short success stroy “Imtiaz Awwad” a Palestinian

“Make your move!”

On the 8th of March 2017, citizens in Mafeteng, Lesotho, are going to be encouraged to voice out their own individual opinions concerning gender. These different opinions will generate an innovative and productive environment for a discussion that will point

Women’s Day in Mokhotlong, Lesotho

As the GIZ PISA project is a platform that provides political information, we as the local PISA Center in Mokhotlong will, on the 8th of March 2017, concentrate on women’s rights. Especially in rural areas, women are faced with challenges

Women in leadership – be bold for change in Lesotho

We as the GIZ PISA Maseru district team, will spend the entire morning of the 07th of March 2017 on the topic of Gender equality. We have invited two women that are in leading positions, to share with the citizens

G500 Gender Group Poster Display in Bonn

Gender is a central topic in agriculture, and the G500 Gender Group is illustrating several gender activities of the sector and global programmes throughout the Gender Week. Posters will be presented alongside the event on “#Code4Equality” on March 6th, and

Young Women Mentoring Program in Uganda

MY WORLD – Mentoring Young Women: Road to Leadership Development 7. March 2017 | 15:00 – 16:30 | Eschborn, ED 11067 Presentation and Open Discussion Through its Agricultural and Rural Finance (AGRUFIN) Program, GIZ on behalf of BMZ has been supporting

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

INTERACTIVE CINEMA ON WOMEN’S RIGHTS – GIZ Tunisia’s Gender Group members invite their colleagues to be “theatrical”

Event Documentation: In the scope of GIZ Gender Week 2017, GIZ Tunisia’s Gender Group members invited their colleagues to be “theatrical”. Our event “Interactive Cinema” started rather conventionally with a warm welcoming by our group members Sarah Chaar and Feriel

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

Gender in the perception of Kyrgyz society

UN Women will present and discuss with GIZ-Kyrgyzstan the key results of the Study “Gender in the perception of society”: What do these perceptions mean for our daily work and how can we deal with the resulting challenges or opportunities?

What is the W+ Standard? – inform yourself

The W+TM Standard is a unique certification label developed by WOCAN that endorses projects that create increased social and economic benefits for women participating in economic development or environment projects, including those that provide renewable energy technologies, time and labor

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“Beauty of Taxation” – an innovative approach to female empowerment

Women Empowerment by Educating Beauty Salons Entrepreneurs At first, few would dare to associate taxation with beauty. But the two can be combined as evidenced by the collaboration of Punjab Revenue Authority (PRA) and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), in the

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“Beauty of Taxation” – Women Empowerment by Educating Beauty Salons Entrepreneurs

Success Story : Women Empowerment by Educating Beauty Salons Entrepreneurs: At first thought, few would think to associate taxation with beauty. But the two can be combined as evidenced by the collaboration of PRA and the German Development Partner, GIZ, in

#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

Creating an economy that works for women – an opportunity to learn

The Overseas Development Institute (ODI) invites to participate in a Webinar on “Creating an Economy that works for Women” on 21 February 2017, 14:00 – 15:00 GMT. The session is chaired by Abigail Hunt – Senior Research Officer and gender lead, Growth,

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