Education

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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

Mongolia: Promoting gender equality in and through education

Overview of legal and institutional framework for promotion of gender equality in Mongolia Mongolia is a landlocked country in Central Asia, located between the Russian Federation and China, occupying the territory of 1.5 million square kilometers and it is the

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

Germany: eSkills4Girls

Sri Lanka: Vocational Training in North & East of Sri Lanka

GIZ Gender Competition 2018 GIZ Sri Lanka: Vocational Training in North & East of Sri Lanka (GIZ-VTN) Introduction In collaboration with the Government of Sri Lanka and the Federal Republic of Germany, the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH,

Indonesia: View of Gender Focal Points Indonesia

Indonesia has ratified the major international conventions that uphold principles of gender equality and empowerment of women. Nevertheless, there is a wide gap between the content of the Indonesian laws and their applications. The Setara Institute for Democracy and Peace

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

South Africa: #NoMeansNo! Gender-based Violence Prevention

The Inclusive Violence and Crime Prevention Programme (GIZ-VCP) in cooperation with Masifunde Learner Development presents: #NoMeansNo! “Gender-based Violence Prevention Campaign” The #NoMeansNo! Gender-based Violence Prevention Campaign is a project of the Youth for Safer Communities programme (YSC) in the Eastern

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

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

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

GIZ Cambodia Gender Week – Film Screening Event and Gender Competition

Event Documentation: What has gender equality to do with James Bond? In a video clip released for International Women’s Day 2011, Judi Dench and Daniel Craig, famously known as “M” and James Bond, reflect on some aspects of gender inequality

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

“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

“Gender is not only about women and children”

The Qacha’s Nek GIZ PISA team will address the issues of Gender Based Violence (GBV) and child labor. The overall goal will be, to provide young people at the PISA office in Qacha’s Nek with Information about GBV in their

Women Solidarity March, Lesotho

Looking at the International Women’s Day values, the GIZ PISA team in Leribe is conducting in cooperation with Bacha – re – Bacha the Women Solidarity March on the 8th of March 2017. We want the gender and health issues

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

High school Debate on Gender Activity

Men and women should be treated equally. This very basic topic is going to be our motto here at the PISA district center in Quthing, Lesotho. On Friday 08th of March 2017 we will invite the debating clubs of two

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

Who said that only boys can become engineers?

In order to promote a ”male” profession among girls, to encourage young women consider pursuing such professional opportunities within a school-based professional orientation exercise, a “Girl’s Day” will be organized by the GIZ project “Structural Reform in Vocational Education and

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?

Competition in Traditional Dancing on International Women Day

The World´s Women Day on 8th of March is a big event in Lao PDR, usually, women do not have to go to work and their husbands or boyfriends buy flowers, take them out to drink beer or cook for

“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

Empowering rural women in Africa: Tailored agricultural vocational training solutions for women

Event Documentation: A look at the most significant labour market for women in Africa was overdue: Agriculture. Women represent a significant part of the workforce in the agrarian sector, producing up to 80% of the food in Sub-Saharan Africa. At the

Sri Lanka: Vocational Training in North & East of Sri Lanka

GIZ Gender Competition 2016 GIZ Sri Lanka: Vocational Training in North & East of Sri Lanka Introduction In collaboration with the Government of Sri Lanka and the Federal Republic of Germany, the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, in

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Egypt: Participation through Education: Empowering Egyptian Women Farmers to Gain a Seat at the Table

Country Context: Gender Equality in Egypt From a global and comparative perspective, Egypt does not fare well in regards to gender equality: In the 2014 Human Development Report’s Gender Equality Index, which measures gender disparity in the realm of empowerment

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Zambia: Reaching the population with information on gender-based violence

  The competition entry ”Reaching the population with information on gender-based violence ” from GIZ Zambia can be downloaded here:

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Afghanistan: Gender Equality in TVET

1 Efforts for Gender equality: Gender training entail an understanding of existing gender relations and the obstacles to women’s active participation in the training process.it addresses those obstacles by proposing context that addresses both women and men interests and needs

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Timor Leste: Advisory and Training for the Maritime Sector in Timor-Leste (ATMI-TLS)

Project title: Advisory and Training for the Maritime Sector in Timor-Leste (ATMI-TLS) Project data: Commissioned by: German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development Lead executing agency: Timor-Leste Ministry for Transport and Communication (MoTC) Duration: 07/2013 – 06/2016 Gender Marker:

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Central America: PREVENIR: La inclusión del enfoque de género en los cursos de formación

Desigualdad, pobreza, crimen organizado y falta de oportunidades para los jóvenes. Estos son sólo algunos de los principales problemas que afectan actualmente a los ciudadanos de la región centroamericana y en especial del Triángulo Norte de Centroamérica, integrado por Guatemala,

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Benin: Zusammen gegen sexuelle Belästigung in Familien und Schulen

    «A mon retour, mes camarades étaient déjà partis. Le professeur me demanda si j’avais un ami. Il me dit que je lui plais, qu’il a envie de sortir avec moi…»   Benin hat alle internationalen Resolutionen und Verträge

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Afghanistan: Strengthening Public Administration Education in Afghanistan

Project: Strengthening Public Administration Education in Afghanistan (SPA-GIZ) Strengthening Public Administration Education project in Afghanistan (SPA-GIZ) is working closely with two main Stakeholders, the Afghanistan Ministry of Higher Education ) in establishing a Bachelor’s degree program offered in five universities

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