SDG 03: Good Health and Well-Being

Menstrual Hygiene Day is happening. Period

Approximately 1.9 billion women and girls menstruate between two and seven days a month on average. The recurring process of menstruation has a decisive influence on the lives of women and girls worldwide. Oftentimes, they are poorly informed, or menstruation is a taboo

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Psychosocial Support for Female Suvivors of Violence: An Interdisciplinary Dialogue

The project on Psychosocial Support in Jordan organises a half day interdisciplinary dialogue in the Jordanian Ministry of Health. Different actors from NGOs, Ministries and Academia will discuss the relevance of psychosocial support for female victims of violence and the

Germany: Sector programme “Sustainable rural areas” – International meetings of women living in drug crop cultivation areas

Projects involved:  Sector Project “Sustainable Rural Areas” (SV ZLR1, GG1) – Division G530 The sector project advises the BMZ on anchoring rural development approaches, including Alternative Development, in international policy processes. It cooperates with key national and international partners,

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

South Africa: “I INITIATE” – YOUTH UNITING AGAINST GBV AND LGBTI DISCRIMINATION

GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE (GBV) PREVENTION IN SOUTH AFRICAN SCHOOLS   CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE In Southern Africa, gender-based violence is among the most severe and widespread human rights violations. According to Moult et al (2014): • Girls tend to be the victims

Pakistan: Sanitation for Millions

Promoting Gender Equality in Sanitation for Millions Program, Pakistan. Contextual Background and General situation Analysis Balochistan, being the largest province, spreads over an area of 347,190 Sq, KMs and forms 43.6 per cent of the total area of Pakistan. In

Bolivia: Energía y luz para un nuevo tiempo en la vida de las mujeres de Tarija – Bolivia

SETAR: La primera empresa pública, Líder en tolerancia cero a la Violencia hacia las Mujeres “Cuando una trabajadora es víctima de la violencia hacia la mujer, su producción cae como si al año dejara de trabajar dos meses completos”. Zaida

Bolivia: Mano a Mano para la Prevención de la Violencia contra las Mujeres

“Aprendí a que hay que respetar y no pegar y sobre todo decir ‘¡No a la violencia!’” “Aprendí que no tienen que pegar a las mamás y que ‘¡Yo soy Valiosa!’” Testimonios de niñas y niñas participantes de la Ruta

Nepal: Making Life Better For Girls And Women In Nepal – Month After Month

BREAKING THE SILENCE AND TABOOS SURROUNDING MENSTRUAL HEALTH MANAGEMENT CONTEXT Many restrictions surrounding menstruation in Nepal and worldwide have arisen out of deeply entrenched cultural and religious traditions and beliefs. In Nepal, during menstruation; often girls and women are barred

India: Indo-German Social Security Programme: Advancing gender equality towards Universal Health Coverage

Social health insurance for vulnerable families in India Context and Initiative In India, out of pocket payments for health care impoverish millions of persons every year. Furthermore, India’s patriarchal society heavily disadvantages women and girls in terms of decision-making about

Cambodia: Nutrition knowledge for better health choices in the family

The GIZ project “Improvement of Livelihoods and Food Security (ILF I+II)” supports land recipient families to use the land that they received from the Cambodian government. Activities focus mainly on establishing a home garden that provide diversified and healthy nutrition

Femme entrepreneuse épanouie = équilibre du ménage

« Femme entrepreneuse épanouie = équilibre du ménage. Quelle contribution à la conservation de la nature et à  Sécurité Alimentaire et Nutritionnelle ?» formation pratique : valorisation du fromage du soja pour améliorer le revenu et la nutrition du ménage (les

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Gute Ernährung – nicht nur Frauensache

8. März, 13.00 – 14.30 Uhr, Bonn, Saal Donau Die Gleichberechtigung der Geschlechter ist in vielerlei Hinsicht eng verknüpft mit den Themen Ernährung und Ernährungssicherung. Die Zusammenhänge werden, u.a. in der Entwicklungszusammenarbeit, seit vielen Jahren international diskutiert. Verschiedene Studien verweisen

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Promotion of Equal Access to High-Tech Medical Services

BOOKLET_Gender week_HTM Project_2019 The following events are held within the framework of the Gender Week 2019 in Uzbekistan: On March 5, we will celebrate the week of promoting gender equality regarding “Gender equality in GIZ” at the GIZ Uzbekistan Office. The following

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« La contribution des femmes du Bénin aux objectifs de l’Agenda 2030 »

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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

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

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

Nepal: Rebuilding life from the Rubble

In Nepal, women are usually assigned traditional gender roles related to the care economy with limited access to markets, education, health care, and decision-making processes. Thus the loss of lives and the destruction of houses and household assets, destruction of

India: Gender Sensitive Initiatives to Reduce Malnutrition

Gender Sensitive Initiatives to Reduce Malnutrition: A Joint Action by the Food & Nutrition Security & Enhanced Resilience Programme (FaNS-GIZ) & Department of Women & Child Development to Improve Dietary Diversity among Women and Children in Madhya Pradesh (India) “It

Uganda: Promoting Gender Equality for All through our Work with LGBT

Trans- and homophobia are entrenched in the Ugandan society and LBGT are discriminated in various fields of their daily lives. Morals and values play an important role in Uganda and are often put above the law. The marginalization of women

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

Bangladesh: Affordable nutritious foods for women in Bangladesh

GIZ Division: Agricultural Policy, Food Security, Sustainable Use of Resources Project Location: Nilpharmari, Rangpur Division, Bangladesh Target Group: Women of reproductive age of smallholder farming households Duration: January 2014 – May 2017 Gender-related Country Facts: • Nearly half of female

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Cameroon: L’implication des hommes, l’accès géographique, financier et socio culturel des femmes et des filles: des atouts pour la planification familiale

Contexte et justification Dans le cadre de l’amélioration de la situation sanitaire des femmes et des enfants et dans le but d’accorder plus d’importance au droit à la santé de la reproduction, le Ministère de la santé publique a adopté

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South Sudan: Special Initiative Refugees Program (SIR) Gender Equality and Female Empowerment Policy

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY GIZ – SIR Gender Equality and Female Empowerment Policy (2015) identifies gender equality and female empowerment as universally recognized ‘core development objectives, fundamental for the realization of human rights, and key to effective and sustainable development outcomes. Gender

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