Female leadership

Female lawyer breakfast

The GIZ Open Regional Fund for South East Europe – Legal Reform (ORF-LR) project together with the IPA 2017 project “Countering Serious Crime in the Western Balkans”, organized on the 26th of March in Tirana, Albania, a “Working Breakfast with Female

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Celebration de la Journée de la femme 2019 – GIZ, Fondation Hanns Seidel, KfW

LA GIZ en RD Congo célèbre la Journée Internationale de la Femme 2019 en collaboration avec la KfW et la Fondation Hanns Seidel. Cette journée d’échanges et de réflexion s’inscrit dans le cadre de la promotion du dialogue entre collègues (hommes-femmes) afin

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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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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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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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Womanomics – successfull female positioning in the job

Our first two events 2019 Speed Coaching – Female Finance “Language and Salary Negotiation” and the keynote event “Womanomics” took place in Eschborn with a sensational success! The registrations for our offered Speed Coaching – Female Finance “Language and Salary

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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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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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GIZ Afghanistan Gender Week

Celebration of Gender Week in GIZ Afghanistan This time GIZ Afghanistan has successfully celebrated a full gender week package of five different programs in different days. The first program was Awareness building game and open discussion on sexual harassment. which

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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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Forum Table Discussion: Economic independence: testimonies from women entrepreneurs

Organisation of Forum Table discussion on Economic independence: testimonies from women entrepreneurs. Place: Municipality of Canton Muisne, Date: March 8 Time: 9h00 – 13h30 Organisers: Peace and Development and the Coalition for Gender Equality of Canton Muisne and ProCamBio II,

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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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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 have been working in this sector for years now and have gained many years

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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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Gender in Ministry of Decentralisation

Atelier de sensibilisation/réflexion sur la Promotion du Genre au sein du Ministère de la décentralisation et de la gouvernance locale

Mentoring Program for women at GIZ

GIZ’s female colleagues will exchange opinions, interests and expectations to create a mentoring program within the institution that allows colleagues in the G3 and G4 bands to learn from more experienced colleagues and will allow them to develop their careers,

GIZ: Policy of equality

Atelier La politique d’égalité des sexes dans la GIZ, y compris la conciliation de la vie professionnelle et familiale, les rôles de genre et la protection contre la discrimination et le harcèlement sur le lieu de travail ensemble avec la

GIZ: Human Ressource Strategy

Atelier pour AMAs: La nouvelle stratégie Ressource humaine de la GIZ: ce qui change ici en vue d’améliorer l’équilibre entre profession et famille avec la Chargée de l’égalité de la GIZ, Mme Sabine Gürtner

Girls Day in Finance Ministry

Girl’s Day Les ENEAMES à  la découverte des professionnels de la politique économique du Bénin Visite par une cinquantaine d’étudiantes dans les deux ministères (lancement DC et Ambassade)

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

“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

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 Café “Women’s careers: keys to success”

GIZ and KfW Cameroon dedicate the afternoon of International Women’s Day 2018 to women’s careers. All female colleagues of GIZ and KfW Cameroun in Yaoundé are invited to participate in the Gender Café, to discuss which factors can lead to

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

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

The competition entry can be downloaded. (in English)  

Liberia: Capacity Development in the Transport Sector

The competition entry can be downloaded. (in English)  

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

The competition entry can be downloaded. (In French)  

Madagascar: Leadership au feminin dans la gouvernance locale

The competition entry can be downloaded. (InFrench)  

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

The competition entry can be downloaded. (in English)  

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: –

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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Gender Corner at Country Planning Conference in Mongolia

Event Documentation: During GIZ Gender Week 2017, the Gender Focal Points (GFP) of GIZ Mongolia created a Gender corner in the Country Planning Workshop on March 10, 2017. The gender corner introduced the GFPs as well as promoted the GIZ

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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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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Power With Purpose is recognising female leadership in global development

Devex and McKinsey & Company are honoring five female leaders that are tackling some of the biggest challenges ahead of the global development community. Social Entrepreneurs, heads of foundations and aid agencies, corporate sustainability pioneers, public figures and elected officials;

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