Internal Gender Mainstreaming Activities

Stereotypes + Violence – the thematic afternoon with a gender perspective at the GIZ

The unequal treatment based on one persons sex, is a common and transversal phenomenon throughout the world, an injustice that we must fight for every day, particularly on International Women’s Day on which people all over the world have been

Internal event: Reflections on Gender in GIZ El Salvador

Firstly, the results of the survey on gender in our business culture (that was conducted in 2019) and the gender action plan for 2020 are presented, and there is a space for discussion and feedback on the results of the

Participación socio política con equidad en Guatemala

Participantes: Colaboradores y colaboradoras de la GIZ Guatemala, personal nacional y expertos CIM de los proyectos y programas. Panelistas invitadas: Diputada al Congreso de la República-Andrea Villagrán y Dra. Ana Silvia Monzón -Docente de Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala

Brazil: SMALL STEPS, BIG CHANGES!

GENDER WORKING GROUP OF BRAZIL: INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL MAINSTREAMING Gender Competition 2020 – Gender Mainstreaming – 3rd Place CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE In Brazil, gender-based inequalities permeate the economic, educational, political, health, safety and work spheres. They are historical and structural

Estrategia de género. Avances y desafíos

Jornada “Estrategia de Género. Avances y desafíos” En la GIZ Paraguay celebraremos el Día Internacional de la Mujer con una jornada de trabajo para analizar nuestras acciones en el marco de la Estrategia de Género 2019 y mejorar nuestra comunicación

WOMEN IN PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION

“Mulheres e Educação Profissional: Desafios, sucessos e lições para o futuro” The Education Programme of GIZ Mozambiques celebrates Gender Equality with a focus on professional training (TVET). Therefore, an event will be held in Maputo including panel debates and a

Make a Statement – Gender Photo corner

Colleagues are invited to make a statement and raise awareness against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment. The Photo Corner at country office calls for joint action, collaboration and creativity. Photo corner – make a Statement

Lady`s Breakfast – GIZ NA celebrates International Women’s day

Panel Discussion on “Zebra style politics and women’s rights – How has this approach contributed towards curbing cultural barriers to gender equality?” Complementing the GIZ Gender Week 2020, GIZ Namibia organised a Panel Discussion where a group of four experts

Let`s Talk – Gender Inequality at Work

Interactive, fun and practical session which aims to explore opportunities of how men can contribute towards gender equality at the workplace. Sea detailed programme here: Let’s talk Masculinity & Gender_04.03

Gender “Get to know your rights” Workshop

GIZ Arusha, Tanzania Please see the flyer for more information

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Roundtable on Gender Equality and Women Empowerment

Organizing Roundtable on Gender Equality and Women Empowerment with Deputy Prime Minister and Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Policy The objectie of the event is to open a discussion with the lead Governmental representatives and governmental body in charge

Sex-Disaggregated Data Collection Mechanism

Workshop on Internal GIZ CO Sex-Disaggregated Data Collection Mechanism. The objective of the workshop is to prepare the project staff nominated for collection of the sex-disaggregated data for use of the system (excel-based software templates) that is going to be

Gender Equality Strategy

PRESENTATION OF THE GIZ COUNTRY OFFICE GENDER EQUALITY STRATEGY 2020-2024. The Strategy will be presented to GIZ CO staff members including the members of the Management Team. The objective is to achieve ownership by the staff, lobby for time and

Inclusion Initiative Pakistan

  Gender Equity in Pakistan: “There is No Tool for Development More Effective Than the Empowerment of Women” says United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan. Though women constitute 49% of Pakistan’s population, they constitute only 24% of the labour force. According

Germany: Gender @ Global NDC Conference

A HARASSMENT-FREE CONFERENCE EXPERIENCE FOR EVERYONE CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE In 2019, the two projects NDC Assist (BMZ) and the Support Project for the Implementation of the Paris Agreement (BMU) organized an international climate conference in Berlin, the Global NDC Conference.

Colombia: IN COLOMBIA WE TALK ABOUT GENDER … ON AN (INTER-) NATIONAL AND LOCAL LEVEL – IN A DIGITAL AND ANALOG WAY

CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE The peace agreement of 2016 has changed Colombia: Many people in the country want reconciliation and believe in an upswing. The oldest leftwing guerrilla movement has surrendered most of its weapons. But the post-conflict country is facing

Germany: Out of the blind spot – Visibility to women professionals

1. Corporate culture When at a conference, we try to count the number of women and men at the audience. Not surprisingly, women are often in a numeric balance, if not in advantage. Nevertheless, this advantage cannot be extrapolated when

Jordan: “What are Masculinities?”

1. Country context Jordan Bordering Syria, the West Bank, Iraq and Saudi Arabia, Jordan is in the center of the ‘Middle East’ with approximately 10.5 million inhabitants and categorized as a lower-middle income country. In the recent decades, the Hashemite

Germany: Gender-Offensive beim Betriebssport – Fußball für alle in der GIZ

„Fordert das, was euch zusteht!“ rief Marta, brasilianische Nationalspielerin, in die Kameras zu den Mädchen während der Frauen-Weltmeisterschaft im vergangenen Sommer in Frankreich. Mit ihrem Tor gegen Italien im dritten Spiel Brasiliens bei der Frauen-WM wurde Marta die beste Torschützin

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

Kyrgyzstan – Vision needs Attitude – Attitude meets Action

Vision needs Attitude – Attitude meets Action. With this already well-known motto, GIZ Kyrgyzstan office has started its new approach in promotion of gender equality. We call it a ‘reboot’ in the internal system of GIZ Kyrgyzstan office and projects

Jordan and Lebanon: ZERO TOLERANCE FOR SEXUAL HARASSMENT

DEVELOPING AN ANTI-SEXUAL HARASSMENT POLICY FOR GIZ JORDAN AND LEBANON CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE In Jordan and Lebanon, sexual harassment at the workplace is widespread and constitutes an obstacle to equal employment of women and men. Yet, both the Jordanian and

Bangladesh: GIZ Bangladesh’s Journey towards Gender Equality

#SAY YES TO “HARASSMENT FREE WORLD” CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE The Government of Bangladesh has ratified Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) 1979 and adopted the National Women Development Policy 2011. To achieve gender equality

Brazil: Development of a GIZ Brazil Policy Against Sexual Harassment and Gender Discrimination in the Workplace

  Intro The development of internal guidelines for GIZ Brazil office to combat sexual harassment and gender discrimination in the workplace brought up innovative actions to the national office context. A specific external ombudsman for these types of cases was

Brazil: Gender Working Group

GIZ Brazil’s gender working group (WG gender) has been improving and expanding its activities with the objective of transforming the organizational culture of GIZ on gender equity and respect for diversity. As Brazil is increasingly distant from achieving gender goals,

Tunisia: CHANGE STARTS WITH US!

GENDER GROUP TUNISIA: FOR A CULTURE THAT RESPECTS DIFFERENCE Gender Competition 2020 – Gender Mainstreaming – 1st Place CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE Tunisia is undergoing profound political, social and juridical changes. Since 2011 Tunisia has embarked on a democratic transition, in

Pakistan: Female Internship Program

Background GIZ Pakistan as part of its commitment to mainstreaming the 2030 Agenda (SDG: achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls), and alignment of personnel structure to have a diversified workforce with adequate and balanced gender ratio, set

Bolivia: Y la actitud se encontró con la acción – Política de Recursos Humanos sensibles a la equidad de género en la GIZ Bolivia

Antecedentes Han pasado más de 50 años de presencia y trabajo de la Cooperación Alemana en Bolivia, actualmente la GIZ como empresa ejecutora de programas y proyectos de la cooperación técnica entre el Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia y la República

Germany: Vision needs Attitude, Attitude meets Action

Die „Gespräche zur Internationalen Zusammenarbeit“ am Weltmädchentag in der GIZ-Repräsentanz Berlin Gezielte Förderung von Mädchen und jungen Frauen, Gleichberechtigung in allen Lebensbereichen, weltweit. Aus einer gemeinsamen Vision ist eine gemeinsame Aktion mit Tradition geworden. Seit drei Jahren nimmt die GIZRepräsentanz

Benin: CONCEPT DE L’INITIATIVE GIRLS DAY

CONSTAT Faible taux de présence des femmes aux postes de responsabilité et aux postes techniques dans le Ministère de l’Economie et des Finances (MEF) et le Ministère du Plan et du Développement (MPD) CONSÉQUENCE L’absence de femmes aux postes de

Liberia: #WeAreProtected

GIZ LIBERIA STAFF PROTECT EACH OTHER AGAINST SEXUAL HARASSMENT CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE After a hard-hitting article on sexual abuse at a Liberian girls’ school was published in US media in October 2018, Liberian women’s rights activists started to mobilize under

Vietnam: SMALL STEPS FORWARD TO GENDER EQUALITY

BUILDING BLOCKS TO LARGE CHANGE IN GIZ VIETNAM Gender Competition 2020 – Gender Mainstreaming – 2nd Place CONTEXT The Vietnamese culture is influenced by Confucianism’s interpretations, characterised by male privilege and hierarchical relationships, resulting in gender stereotypes and inequality. This

Kenya: CONTRIBUTIONS TO INTERNAL GENDER MAINSTREAMING

                                          CONTRIBUTIONS TO INTERNAL GENDER MAINSTREAMING Annex 1: Corporate culture Gender equality is intrinsically linked to sustainable development and is vital to the realization of human right for all. The   overall objective of gender is a society in which women

Vernissage #ClosingTheGenderGap

Vernissage #ClosingTheGenderGap  The interactive and multi-media exhibition #ClosingTheGenderGAP – Sustainable Development needs Gender Equality showcases the worldwide commitment of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development for the promotion of gender equality.  After a short introduction you will have

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GIZ Gender Award Ceremony

GIZ Gender-Award Ceremony In 2019 almost twice as many teams applied for the GIZ Gender Award 2020 as two years ago, exceeding all our expectations. The 120 applications received are an impressive testimony to our commitment and our contribution to

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Afghanistan: Gender Mainstreaming within the Company Entry

Our Objectives: Thank you for holding this competition entry on Gender. We have had three goals in mind encouraged us participating to this competition and committed to implement and achieve the below objectives. 1- To contribute relevant to the subject-matter

International Women’s Day 2019

Dear colleagues, On the occasion of the International Women’s Day, on behalf of GIZ Laos, we are glad to invite you to GIZ Laos at the Lao-German House (GIZ Office Vientiane) on 18 March 2019 at 2.30 pm. The objective

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Semana de Gênero, GIZ no Brasil / Gender-week GIZ Brazil

Entre 11 e 15 de março, o Grupo de Trabalho (GT) Gênero da GIZ proporcionou um período de muito aprendizado para todos/as nós. Foi uma semana linda na qual se homenageou e se relembrou, de diferentes formas, a luta por

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GIZ a TOP-Performer – Global Health 50/50 Report 2019

The independent Global Health 50/50 Initiative is associated to the Centre for Gender and Global Health at the University College London. It promotes, tracks and regularly reports on initiatives and global efforts to improve health worldwide. Its 2019 report entitled

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„Gender equality is not a danger, but an opportunity”

„Pippi Langstrumpf is the strongest woman I know” – Day of activities and fun on topic of gender equality On 7th of March’s GIZ Jordan Day, the gender working group (GWG) took the opportunity to celebrate the International Women’s Day,

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Addressing different attitudes towards gender roles and changing gender roles in the household – lively discussions, a creative competition and a final event around Gender Equality

For GIZ, the promotion of gender equality is not only a commitment, but a guiding principle and a quality feature of its work. GIZ Rwanda, through the One Mainstreaming Team is organizing a Gender Month, which is dedicated to reflect

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Livestream: GIZ Gender-Slam: Gender Reloaded

We organize a screening of the GIZ Gender-Slam: Gender Reloaded. Staff of GIZ Pakistan are invited to learn about the new gender strategy. Afterwards, there is opportunity for discussions and exchange on our sunny terrace.

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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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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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Commemoration of International Women’s Day Café + Talk

Commemoration of International Women’s Day among all women in GIZ to reflect on the current state of social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women in Chile and around the world. Besides asking ourselves, what is the origin of this

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La nouvelle stratégie genre de la GIZ

La nouvelle stratégie genre de la GIZ : Une foire interactive d’information et discussions sur des questions de réussites dans la vie professionnelle, compatibilité de travail et famille, culture de travail et mise en œuvre des projets sensible au genre

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Ladies Breakfast

International women’s day is a big day for inspiration and change. In this networking session many female colleagues from different projects came together to exchange and share their thoughts and experiences. Verousckha from the transport project sparked an energised and

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GIZ Kosovo speaks #BalanceforBetter

“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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Género recargado: difusión de la nueva Estrategia de Género de la GIZ

(ES) Desde el 11 hasta el 29 de marzo, la GFP de la GIZ Bolivia y Paraguay, se reunirá con AV y colaboradores de los programas y proyectos, y de la Agencia para presentar la nueva estrategia de género de

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Gender Reloaded

Gender Reloaded in South Africa “Gender equality lies at the core of what GIZ stands for: A future worth living. Without it, we will not achieve sustainable development nor will we have fair and just societies. But gender equality is

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Awareness Raising Workshop on Sexual Harassment at the Workplace

During our GIZ Mali General Assembly we will have a session focussing on the topic of sexual harassment at the workplace. The objective is to create awareness on sexual harassment, inform the colleagues of GIZ Mali about the policies in

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Women in Lebanon Spotlights Campaign

Women in Lebanon Spotlights Campaign Highlighting the history of women in Lebanon and the achievements in gender equality, the Gender Working Group GIZ Lebanon is using the gender week for a daily email campaign. During GIZ’ gender week, a message

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Equal opportunities for all? Open workshop: „Gender equality in GIZ“

                When? Thursday, March 7, 2019, 10:00 -11:30                Where? GIZ Bonn, Mäanderbau Donau Hall Who? Equal Opportunity Commissioner, Bonn and all interested colleagues In this open workshop, we would like to listen to you and jointly elaborate on equal

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GIZ Gender-Slam: Gender Reloaded

  Gender-Slam – Programm – ENGL (Eschborn, March 8, 11:00-13:00 am, Auditorium and live-streamed on the Intranet) Please find the recording of the GIZ Gender Slam 2019 here (click for internal link – GIZ staff only). Copyright: GIZ/Rajiv Raman On

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GIZ Gender Week Paraguay & Uruguay

IMRI Roundtable meeting

In every year, GIZ celebrates the GIZ Gender Week in March to highlight the central role gender equality plays in sustainable development. GIZ supports the attainment of equal rights, duties and opportunities for women and men is an explicit goal,

Internal Gender Mainstreaming Activities

In order to continue raising awareness on gender among GIZ staff in Rwanda, the One Mainstreaming team in collaboration with Peer Educators are organising different sessions on gender ( debates about whether or not affirmative action is something useful or

Gender in GIZ Bénin

Analyse Genre du personnel de la GIZ au Bénin : graphiques montrant les positions occupées par les hommes et les femmes au sein des projets et programmes

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,

Self Defense Class

Instrucción de técnicas de defensa personal para hombres y mujeres: Supervivencia y estrategias de escape. Fecha por confirmar! Aprenderemos técnicas de pie y de suelo para poder controlar a oponentes más grandes y fuertes. No se requiere experiencia previa y no

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

¿Que significa la Igualdad de Genero en su proyecto?

Gender equality is everyone´s responsibility. In order to provide high quality services and learn more about our projects in Chile we invite everyone who wants to participate to share their contribution to the following topics (up to 1 page). All

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

Culture of respect: the value of diversity

On the evening of the 8th of March, GIZ and KfW Cameroon will celebrate and promote the commitment to equal opportunities and diversity of perspective at the working place – regardless of gender, social background or personal situation. We will

Gender Awareness Sessions

The Gender Working Group (GWG) would like to invite you to join our “Gender Awareness Session” as part of the GIZ Gender Week in March. For this year, we prepared a modular approach and included external speakers to make this

Brown Bag Lunch “Gender Equality: Why it matters”

On the occasion of the global gender week, GIZ Vietnam will organize a Brown Bag Lunch talk on “Gender Equality: Why it matters” for staff on 6 March 2018. This event will be an open space for participants, through playing quiz games, to

Join-in Circuit on gender-relevant issues

In the course of Gender Week 2018, GIZ Uganda’s Mainstreaming Task Team conducted a total of 4 activities. The start of Gender week was celebrated with a Join in Circuit (JIC). The JIC is a practical and interactive tool, developed

Self-Defense Class

In the course of Gender Week 2018, GIZ Uganda’s Mainstreaming Task Team conducted a total of 4 activities. The start of Gender week was celebrated with a Join in Circuit (JIC). The JIC is a practical and interactive tool, developed

Benin: View of Gender Focal Points

Au Bénin les femmes représentent plus de 52% de la population total. Elles ont de tout temps apporté une contribution importante dans les domaines de la vie politique, économique et sociale du pays. Elles sont engagées dans tous les secteurs

Pakistan: Gender and Security

Presently, GIZ employs around 45 international and 350 national staff and implements projects throughout Pakistan, a male and Muslim dominated country. Cultural as well as gender considerations differ considerably from Western norms with gender mainstreaming often considered to be a

Nicaragua: The “glass ceiling” for women also exists in National Human Rights Institutions

At first glance, the world of ombudsman institutions in Latin America is female: The majority of the staff is female and in almost all institutions, there is a specialized unit dealing with women’s rights. Yet, this reality is different: While

Benin: Gender House

  Le tableau ci-avant présenté montre plusieurs dimensions du genre à savoir : Tout d’abord, l’homme sur l’échelle en train de mettre l’enseigne GIZ et la femme qui met la peinture sont un noir et une blanche tous deux employés

Uganda: Where there’s a will, there’s a way

Many of Uganda’s developmental issues can be traced back to underlying Gender inequalities. Over half of married women report to have experienced violence by their partner. Internationally Uganda has the highest percentage of women (40%) and men (36%) who agree

Eschborn: GIZ Gender Award Ceremony 2018

Where? Friday, 9. March 2018, 12 noon – 3:00 pm Where? Eschborn, Audi 1+2, Live Stream With? Tanja Gönner, GIZ Board Member and Caren Grown, World Bank Group Senior Director GIZ Gender Award 2018: Gender equality is a quality feature