SDG 05: Gender Equality

Photo Campaign Regional Office North

In the framework of the GIZ Gender week, the regional office North conducted a photo campaign to call attention to the discrimination of women and other minorities. As the team of the regional office North is operating Germany-wide, a campaign

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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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

“Equal rights, equal opportunities” – International Women’s Day 2020 in the Federal Foreign Office

  There is still a lot to do in the field of women’s rights and gender equality, both internationally and in the Federal Foreign Office. “Women’s rights are one of the most pressing political issues of our time,” said Foreign Minister Heiko Maas.

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UN DÍA CON NUESTRAS MASCULINIDADES

Fecha: 09 de marzo, 2020. Participantes: 15 Colaboradores varones de GIZ México (entre practicantes nacionales, Asesores técnicos (Junior/Senior), AV y coordinadores de clúster) Duración y Horario: 09:30-11:30 am (2 horas) Lugar: Sala de talleres – Agencia GIZ México (AGM) Objetivo:

TALKS4INCLUSION

Fecha: 10 de marzo, 2020. Participantes: William Jensen – RainbowNetwork (GIZ) | Diego de León – QueersXclimate | Cardin Pastelería | Artistas invitad@s. Duración y Horario: 16:00 – 18:00 hrs. (2 horas) Lugar: Sala de talleres – Agencia GIZ México

CONFLICTOS AMBIENTALES Y VIOLENCIA DE GÉNERO

Fecha: 11 de marzo, 2020. Participantes: Camilo de la Garza (Alianza Mexicana – Alemana de Cambio Climático GIZ) | Itzá Castañeda y Eugenio Fernández – Consultores especialistas | Secretaría de Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales (SEMARNAT) Duración y Horario: 09:00

MIGRACIÓN FORZADA DE NIÑ@S Y ADOLESCENTES NO ACOMPAÑADAS

Fecha: 12 de marzo, 2020. Participantes: Jerome Martin – Fondo Conjunto México-Alemania (GIZ) | Miguel Macias – Coord. de iniciativa regional de migración (Save the Children México) | Selvia Vargas – Experta en género (Save the Children México) Duración y

MESA DE DISCUSIÓN SOBRE LA POLÍTICA PÚBLICA NACIONAL PARA LA PREVENCIÓN, ATENCIÓN Y SANCIÓN DE LA VIOLENCIA DE GÉNERO

Fecha: 12 de marzo, 2020. Participantes: Karina Blanco (Iniciativa Agenda 2030) |Secretaría de Gobernación (SEGOB) |Oficina de la Presidencia de la República (OPR) Duración: 13:00 – 15:00 hrs (2 horas) Lugar: Sala de talleres – Agencia GIZ México Objetivo: Contribuir

PRESENTACIÓN GIRLS DAY MÉXICO

Fecha: 10 de marzo, 2020. Participantes: José Medrano y Alfonso Figueroa – Sistema de Formación Dual México (GIZ) | Patricia Valdés – Business Partner (NESTLE) | Aprendices de empresa-escuela | Nancy Legorreta-Directora general de la agencia de publicidad (Kreatif Media).

MOVILIDAD CON PERSPECTIVA DE GÉNERO, ¿UNA REALIDAD EN MÉXICO?

Fecha: 13 de marzo, 2020. Participantes: Miriam Monterrubio- EUROCLIMA+ y C40CFF (GIZ) | Gisela Méndez – Ex Secretaria de Movilidad del Gobierno del Estado de Colima. Duración y Horario: 13:00 – 14:00 (1 hora) Lugar: Sala de talleres – Agencia

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

North Macedonia: GIZ Gender Week

Please find the report of the GIZ Gender Week 2020 in North Macedonia here: GIZ Country Office Report on Gender Week Events 2020 – North Macedonia

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Ghana: Video Screening ATVET for Women

On occasion of the GIZ Gender Week 2020, the GIZ South Africa and GIZ African Union in South Africa offices hosted an interactive session on ‘Gender Equality and Empowerment is my Culture: From Attitude to Action’. As part of this,

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GIZ Bangladesh celebrates International Women’s Day 2020

The Gender Working Group of GIZ Bangladesh hosted the International Women’s Day 2020 event at Long Beach Hotel in Dhaka on 8 March 2020 on the theme of Breaking Gender Stereotypes to discuss about Champions in Bangladesh who are already

Bed of Thorns Movie Night

To commemorate International Women’s Day Celebrations that took place over the weekend on Sunday 8th, an event was held on 6th March at plot 19, and was attended by 41 staff from CUSP, PRUDEV and RISE and created awareness and appreciation

We need to talk! Gender sensitive language in the media

Putting words into action – during the Gender Week the team of GIZ Kosovo talks about the issue of gender-sensitive language in media. Still gender-equalities and outdated stereotypes are often echoed across local media. Traditional depictions feminine and masculine roles

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

Change comes from within – Gender Coaching and Gender Transformative Change in Agricultural Technical Vocational Education and Training (ATVET4Women)

During the on-going Gender Week 2020, ATVET4Women would like to give you an appetizer of our ‘Gender Coaching’, which we have developed to become gender-transformative change makers in Africa. We will also show an example of the gender-transformative change that we

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

Month of Roma Women Activism “Roma Women who removes prejudices”

 Am Weltfrauentag beginnt der Monat des Aktivismus der Roma-Frauen Die Roma-Frauen bauen Vorurteile ab Im Rahmen der traditionellen Maßnahme „Der Monat des Aktivismus der Roma-Frauen“ startet das Roma-Frauennetzwerk am 8. März 2020 folgende Kampagne „Kinderheirat ist kein Teil der Roma–Kultur

Lancement du Réseau des Femmes Elues Municipales Tunisiennes

Lancement du Réseau des Femmes Elues Municipales Tunisiennes 07 et 08 mars 2020   La Fédération Nationale des Villes Tunisiennes (FNVT) cherche à soutenir les femmes élues dans leur mandat de gestion des affaires locales à travers la création d’un

Knowledge Café: Step It Up for Gender Equality in South African Media – Winning Project of the GIZ Gender Prize

Knowledge Cafe:  Step It Up for Gender Equality in South Africa Media – One of this year’s winners of the GIZ Gender Prize (in category GG2) !! –   The Step It Up for Gender Equality in South African Media

Taller Interno “¿De qué hablamos cuando hablamos de Violencia contra las Mujeres?”

En la GIZ Bolivia le decimos ¡NO a la violencia contra las mujeres! El Director Residente, el Grupo de Trabajo en Temas Transversales (GTT) y el SFF Prevención, invitamos a  colaboradoras, colaboradores de la GIZ, consultoras y consultores AKUT / IP

AIZ Information desk

Information on current gender training courses and learning opportunities with a gender reference – here we look forward to your feedback: what meets the need, what do you want? Tips & tricks on gender sensitivity in the workplace And: 10

Movie Night “Bed of Thorns”

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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

Don`t miss! A Panel of Gender experts discussing Zebra style Politics & Women’s Rights

Panel Discussion concerning “Zebra style politics and women’s rights – How has this approach contributed towards curbing cultural barriers to gender equality?” This session marks the official opening of the Gender Week 2020! Refer to attachment for detailed agenda, speakers

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

Knowledge Café: Women, Peace and Security | Was bedeutet die Agenda Frauen, Frieden, Sicherheit für unsere Arbeit?

Was bedeutet die Agenda Frauen, Frieden, Sicherheit für unsere Arbeit? 2020 wird das Jahr der Gleichberechtigung der Geschlechter mit so vielen Jubiläen wichtiger internationaler Vereinbarungen wie noch nie zuvor: 5 Jahre Agenda 2030 (Agenda 2030 +5), 20 Jahre VN Resolution 1325

Women’s cooperatives facing the challenges of the rural environment

This year, GIZ celebrates the first anniversary of the implementation of the GENDER strategy in its countries of intervention, an opportunity that we seize to allow you to learn more about the first female cooperatives in Algeria created as part

Regional Commemoration of International Women’s Day 2020

EAC Main Hall, Arusha, Tanzania Please find more information in the flyer

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Gender “Get to know your rights” Workshop

GIZ Arusha, Tanzania Please see the flyer for more information

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#EachforEqual Campaign

EAC GIZ Staff in Arusha, Tanzania 17. – 21.02.2020 Please see the flyer for more information

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Economic Empowerment of Women in South East Europe

Two days Regional Workshop (Western Balkan 6 Countries) on strengthening the notarial practices in South East Europe by implementing the gender responsive share of land ownership. The workshop will cover the following sessions: – The LAT methodology and countries’ reporting

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

Women in Media – Workshop in the Framework of the GIZ-CPS Kenya Project “UMOJA-Radio for Peace”

•• A two-day workshop for community journalist women and the Catholic Radio stations to discuss matters of leadership and policies in our media houses. In our newsrooms, sexual harassment and sexual violence is a problem and most of our stations

Gender & Displacement: Interactive Panel Discussion and Exhibition

In the framework of the GIZ Gender Week and the Philippine Women’s month, we kindly invite you to our event on the nexus between Gender & Displacement consisting of a panel discussion and an exhibition. The event is organised by

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

Women in Mining Photo Exhibition

During March we will host a photo exhibition in Bonn (in front of the Mäanderkantine) showing different women working in artisanal and small-scale Mining in Westafrica. Learn about how the mining sector affects women and girls differently than men and

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.

Ethiopia/South Sudan: Proposal for the GIZ Gender Competition 2020

Introduction: Magnitude and Scope of Gender Inequality in Ethiopia In Ethiopia, 80 percent of the population resides in rural areas and women provide most of the agricultural labour in these communities. However, their contributions often go largely unrecognized and their

Bangladesh: Empowering women in the garments industry – Business-driven approaches to gender mainstreaming

A new business-driven approach to women’s empowerment in the ready-made garment industry. On behalf of – German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) Applicant – GIZ Bangladesh Gender Working Group Context   As the biggest contributor to Bangladesh’s

African Union: Gender within the African Continental Free Trade Area

Promoting gender equality   The Programme Support to the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is one of the main projects within the GIZ African Union portfolio, based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Our ever-growing team is supporting the African Union

Pakistan: Creating agents of change in Pakistan

A larger part of the work that the Financing Sustainable Development (FSD) component of the Support to Local Governance Programme (LoGo) has been focused on during the last few months has been on aligning the businesses of women entrepreneurs in

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

Algeria: Premières coopératives féminines preuve d’une bonne gouvernance environnementale et développement économique

Cadre juridique et institutionnel de l’intégration du genre en Algérie Plusieurs stratégies, programmes et mécanismes ont été conçus en Algérie pour promouvoir l’égalité des sexes et favoriser l’autonomisation des femmes parmi lesquels nous citons la stratégie nationale pour l’intégration et

Burkina Faso: Budgeting for Gender and Children’s Rights

Payoffs from coherent social and fiscal policies can be substantial. This is particular true in Burkina Faso where only one of 100 women and only four in 100 men complete secondary school, where only 26 percent of women and 44

Senegal: « JIGGUEN CI ENERGIES » OU COMMENT PROMOUVOIR L’ENTREPRENARIAT FÉMININ DANS LE SECTEUR DES ENERGIES RENOUVELABLES

 L’EXEMPLE DU PROGRAMME D’ENSEIGNEMENT SUPÉRIEUR POUR LES ENERGIES RENOUVELABLES ET L’EFFICACITÉ ENERGÉTIQUE (PESEREE)    Comment passe-t-on d’une liste d’objectifs et d’activités ayant pour mots clés énergies renouvelables, formations, entreprenariat féminin à un projet construit dans lequel est intégré une approche

Sharing space: Gender in GIZ Lebanon’s project world

The highlight of the week will be a small conference (rather gathering style with some snacks) where some the project participants/beneficiaries will be invited to talk about their experiences. It will be a great opportunity for first-hand insights into the

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

Germany: Changing Norms on Menstruation – Co-creating Menstrual Health and Hygiene Actions

Introduction In November 2019 the German Parliament agreed that from January 2020 the tax on sanitary products – the so-called Tampon Tax – would be decreased from 19% to 7%. At this year’s Menstrual Hygiene Day (28.05.) PtS Flachsbarth (http://www.bmz.de/20180525-1)

Guatemala: UN PASO HACIA LA MOVILIDAD CON ENFOQUE DE GÉNERO

PROYECTO PILOTO TRICICLOS ELÉCTRICOS EN SAN JUAN COMALAPA, GUATEMALA PROGRAMA EUROCLIMA+            En el espacio público interactúan y conviven las personas y grupos que conforman una sociedad. Ahí observamos con más claridad las desigualdades sociales, como

Germany/Ghana: Programme Migration for Development – GENDER AND MIGRATION CONFERENCE PROGRAM

Stakeholders urged to be a voice, not an echo on gender and migration related issues. Gender is critical to the migration phenomenon. Migration is not gender neutral as gender is pivotal to any discussion that bothers on both the causes

Liberia: Empowering women in Renewable Energies

The all-female u.lab Hub at GIZ/EnDev Liberia Moving towards gender equality is essential for sustainable development. In Liberia, there are only few female energy professionals, especially in the technical areas, and there is no women-led solar installation business. Goals and

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,

Namibia: GIZ Gender Strategy

Find GIZ Namibia’s contribution here.

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

South Africa: Step It Up for Gender Equality in South African Media

Gender Competition 2020 – GG2 – 1st Place CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE Gender-based violence (GBV) remains one of the biggest obstacles to development in South Africa, with rape, domestic violence and intimate-partner violence particularly prevalent: one in five women over the

Regional: COMPETITIVE CASHEW INITIATIVE (COMCASHEW)

REFLECTING THE REALITY OF WOMEN’S ACTIVE ROLE IN THE CASHEW VALUE CHAIN                 CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE Women are actively engaged throughout the cashew value chain; about 80% of labor in harvesting and more

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

Libya: Women Development and Training Centers

     1- Libyan Context and Implementation Environment: After Gadhafi’s coming to power in 1969, the civil and Shari’a courts were merged and civil courts with jurisdiction over family matters were created. The personal status laws which govern legal procedures

Costa Rica: Género y transporte en Costa Rica

1. Contexto Comprendiendo el enfoque de género como un catalizador del desarrollo sostenible, a continuación se presenta el proceso género-sensitivo de innovación en soluciones a la inseguridad de las mujeres en el transporte público como resultado del trabajo que realiza

Pakistan: Vision needs Attitude – Attitude meets Action

1. Promoting gender equality Gender parity is fundamental to whether and how economies and societies flourish. The constitution of Islamic Republic of Pakistan gives equal rights to both women and men. However, in actual women are rarely equal to their

Pakistan: Mera Hunar Mera Fakhar – My Skill My Pride!

Promoting gender equality: Pakistan has more than 2.2 million population with the 60% youth across the country. We as the national of Pakistan face numerous challenges while being in the cluster of youth population specially when we speak about women

Rwanda: Tackling Gender Inequalities and Multiple Discrimination through promoting the Concept of a diverse and inclusive Workplace to owners and managers of companies in the Rwandan Energy Sector

Vision needs Attitude – Attitude meets Action At GIZ Rwanda the vision of tackling gender inequalities and multiple discrimination in the Energy Sector needs an inclusive attitude. In order to start changing the attitude of people working in the energy

Afghanistan: “The Promotion of the Rule of Law (RoL) in Afghanistan”

EMPOWERING CHANGE AGENTS FOR WOMEN’S RIGHTS CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE The situation for women in Afghanistan is one of the most deteriorating in the world. Women are perceived as incubators, inferior and objects. Local traditions and customary values are highly patriarchal.

India: PROMOTING GENDER EQUALITY IN THE VALUE CHAIN DEVELOPMENT – Green Innovation Centers (GIC)

“When women thrive, all of society benefits, and succeeding generations are given a better start in life.” – Kofi Annan, Ghanaian diplomat and former General Secretary of the United Nations Introduction: Agriculture is an important engine of enhancing livelihoods and

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

Algeria: Concours genre 2020 de la GIZ

Contexte du projet : En Algérie, la participation des femmes aux activités politiques, publiques et sociales rencontre une grande discrimination. Certes plusieurs dispositifs (loi) institutionnels ont été déployés par le gouvernement afin d’assurer l’égalité d’accès aux décisions politiques et publiques,

Jordan: Women reclaiming public space in a small town

Background In 2012 the Jordanian Ministry of Environment and the German government with its implementing agency GIZ have established a partnership for contributing to Jordan’s ambitions to achieve sustainable development and protection of the environment. The partnership has since then

Mozambique: GENDER TOOLBOX FOR FEMALE INCLUSION IN MUNICIPALITIES

MOZAMBIQUE/GOOD FINANCIAL GOVERNANCE PROGRAMME CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE While the Mozambican constitution declares equal rights for everyone and takes an explicit stance against discrimination, women do not have the same degree of access to political decision- making processes, education and economic

Serbia: Introducing the Regulatory Gender Test in Serbia

Looking at Public Policy Through a Gender Lens   Context and Initiative In 2016, Serbia’s Statistical Office introduced the EU Index of Gender Equality as the first country outside of the EU to collect these data. The gender equality index for

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

El Salvador: Concurso de Género de la GIZ 2020

Contexto El Programa Regional REDD tiene como objetivo principal consolidar mecanismos de financiamiento para la implementación y monitoreo de medidas para la protección de los bosques y el manejo forestal con normas de calidad robustas. Una de las líneas de

Pakistan: The 1st Women Digital Empowerment Portal for the women of Khyber Pakhtunwa

The 1st Women Digital Empowerment Portal for the women of Khyber Pakhtunwa – the second largest province with more than 50% women population – now caters to the Social Economic Political and Legal needs of W O M E N.

Bangladesh: The journey of Josna Ara

Kyrgyzstan: Rule of Law

Portfolio of GIZ Kyrgyzstan has a project that works on a regional level with the goal of ensuring equality for all in legal system – Rule of Law. This project is important because it ensures that no person can be

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

Togo: Lutte contre les stéréotypes sexuels dans le système d’apprentissage professionnel et réduction de l’influence négative des déterminants socioculturels du statut de la femme sur l’économie locale

1.       Brève présentation du Togo Le Togo est un petit pays situé en Afrique de l’ouest. Il couvre une superficie de 56 785 km² avec une population de 7,6 millions d’habitants[1] dont 51% vit en milieu rural. Pays non industriel, l’économie

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

Indonesia: “INCLUSIVE, GENDER EQUAL LABOUR MARKET IN THE MAKING”

“INCLUSIVE, GENDER EQUAL LABOUR MARKET IN THE MAKING” A Journey of Social Protection Programme in Indonesia in Doing the Implementation Differently     Social Protection and Mainstreaming Gender Issues While at It   In the context of the bilateral cooperation

Mongolia: TOWARDS GENDER-RESPONSIVE AND INCLUSIVE ULAANBAATAR CITY

ULAANBAATAR CITY BACKGROUND: Mongolia is one of the countries most vulnerable to climate change. The sparsely populated countryside contrasts with the capital city Ulaanbaatar, which is home to almost 1.5 million inhabitants, or half of the country’s population.  In Ulaanbaatar,

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

Laos: Promotion of Gender Equality through the engagement with the Green Climate Fund

Context Lao PDR is a landlocked, Least Developed Country with dwindling forest cover, from 70% in the 1960s to 58% in 2015. Forests are not only an important sector for Laos´ national economy, but are also central to the income,

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

Pakistan: Gender Disparities in Local labour Market

Background   Evidence-based employment policy-making requires identifying and quantifying the best practices and inefficiencies in the job market, such as underutilization of skilled workforce and lack of decent job opportunities. This is the first step in designing employment policies aimed

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,

Brazil: Intersectionality and inclusive non-sexist language: Gender Working Group and SFF Human Rights

Gender mainstreaming within the company Introduction – Social and political scenario Despite the constitutionally guaranteed rights and ratified international obligations regarding human rights and gender equity, Brazil continues to face cultural and political barriers that are structurally patriarchal, sexist and

Laos: Gender Equality in Micro Finance

CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE: The GIZ “Microfinance in Rural Areas – Access to Finance for the Poor (AFP)” is part of the Lao-German Development Cooperation and commissioned by German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), implemented through GIZ (Deutsche

Côte d’Ivoire: Projet Agroforesterie COMOE Dabakala

Ecouter et retenez bien « agroforesterie COMOE Dabakala » C’est à l’exécution de ce projet que se situe notre part active pour le concept genre au sein de notre entreprise. En effet l’élimination de toute forme de discrimination à l’égard

Georgia: A Gently Fermenting Revolution – Women in the Georgian Wine Business

Private Sector Development and Vocational Education and Training in South Caucasus 1. Context Georgia is one of the oldest winemaking countries in the world. Viticulture and viniculture, have a long tradition dating back over 8000 years. In today’s time, the

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

Madagascar: Women Empowerment for a Greener Future in the South-West of Madagascar (Atsimo-Andrefana)

Supported by PAGE, the Environmental Project of GIZ Madagascar The environment, forestry and renewable energy sector are at the centre of the bilateral cooperation between Germany and Madagascar. The Programme d’Appui à la Gestion de l’Environnement (PAGE) is a support