SDG 16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

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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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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EmpowHERment! Economic empowerment of refugee women: Unleash potential – transform societies

Lama Ahmad © GIZ/C. Cannizzo (Berlin, March 11, 16:30 – 18:30 o’clock) Flight and displacement cannot just increase gender-specific risks for women, but also open up new room for maneuver: in fragile contexts, gender relations can be renegotiated and tasks

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

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

Strategies for Prevention of Violence against Women: Challenges to enhance their socio-political participation

On the occasion of the commemoration of International Women’s Day in Guatemala we  invite to the conference “Strategies for Prevention of Violence against Women: Challenges to enhance their socio-political participation”  on Wednesday, 7 March from 9.00 – 12.00hrs. at the

Civil Peace Service: Women – Actors for Peace

On March 1st, the Civil Peace Service (CPS) of GIZ started the Facebook Campaign Women – Actors for Peace. Throughout the month, we will post information regarding this topic. On March 8th, two of our CPS advisors in Guatemala will take

Gender Equality for Good Governance

Given that gender equality is one of the key criteria for good governance, achieving results in this area requires coordinated engagement within and outside institutions and other mechanisms in Kosovo. For this purpose, we invite you to the Gender Equality

Sexual Harassment in the workplace – and how to defend yourself

The International Women’s Day is celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women while calling for gender equality.  GIZ Laos wants to use this occasion to bring into focus an issue that some might want to cover: sexual

Maghreb: Conteuses de Maghreb

Contexte et initiative : C’est au nom du Programme régional « Promotion du rôle des Femmes au Maghreb » que nous avons le plaisir de vos présenter une des mesures que nous appuyons en partenariat avec le projet CREM «Coopération

Germany: eSkills4Girls

MENA: Regional approach to institutionalize gender mainstreaming

Women’s political participation in the Middle East is among the lowest worldwide. A goal of the programme Strengthening Women in Decision Making in the Middle East – LEAD is to support an enabling environment for gender equality and women’s leadership

Marocco: Translating GIZ Gender Strategy into practice

Starting with the designation of two new Gender Focal Points in 2015, the GIZ Office in Morocco worked towards the implementation of the GIZ Gender Strategy through a strategic and concerted effort. In early 2016, the Gender Focal Points organized

Afghanistan: Contributions of the GIZ Promotion of the Rule of Law in Afghanistan (ROL) Project to Gender Equality in Afghanistan

CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE In Afghanistan, customary values and patriarchal norms entail many restrictions for women, despite their constitutionally guaranteed rights to equality and free movement. Women are poorly represented in public offices, particularly in the justice sector. Their interests and needs

Egypt: Advancing Women’s Financial Inclusion

CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE Gender equality concerning the access to financial resources and services is a key issue in order to promote women’s empowerment as well as economic growth and sustainable development. While the positive impact of financial inclusion is widely

GIZ Bolivia: Community of Practice Practice Gender and Interculturality// Bolivia: GIZ Bolivia Hace Camino Al Andar El Grupo De Temas Transversales

CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE The plurinational state of Bolivia shows one of the highest indicators of gender-based violence and feminicide in the Americas. Statistically, 7 in 10 women will experience some sort of violence in their life, most likely during´a romantic

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

Peru: La Ruta Participativa

In Peru, despite the law having made progress, violence against women (VAW) is still a serious human rights issue. It affects 68.2% of women who have a partner (ENDES, 2016) and  has negative impacts on society and public health. The

Burundi: La Femme Burundaise, leader du changement

Contexte sur le Genre au Burundi   Au Burundi, comme dans la plupart d’autres so-ciétés, la culture attribue aux filles et aux femmes des rôles et fonctions différentes de celles des garçons et des hommes et ce fait engendre des

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

Congo: Il faut briser la glace – La parité, un petit pas pour les femmes, un grand pas pour la REGIDESO

Promotion de la parité entre les sexes dans la structure du partenaire Description du contexte, du secteur et de la situation dans le pays Pour le compte du gouvernement fédéral, la GIZ appuie depuis 2006 l’amélioration de l’accès à l’eau

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

Madagascar: Leadership au feminin dans la gouvernance locale

Une faible participation des femmes La stratégie de développement de Madagascar est basée sur la Décentralisation. Ainsi, les communes, en tant que gouvernement local, jouent un rôle prépondérant pour la mise en œuvre de toute politique de développement de proximité.

Botswana: Operationalization of UNSCR 1325 in the SADC Region

CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE The GIZ Peace Security and Good Governance Programme (PSGG) commissioned by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) supports the Southern African Development Community (SADC), one of the five Regional Economic Communities in Africa.

Bonn: Women, Peace and Security – Preventing War and Sustaining Peace

Genderweek – „Women, Peace and Security: Preventing war and sustaining peace“ UN Security Council Res. 1325 calls for more support for women’s participation in peace negotiations and in post-conflict reconstruction. Germany’s role in the implementation of Res.1325 and the on-going

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

Macedonia: Regional Network promotes Gender Equality on Local Level

1. Efforts to promote Gender equality GIZ is a longstanding partner of the Network of Associations of Local Authorities of South East Europe (NALAS) and supports the network in achieving its strategic objectives. Since 2010, GIZ provides institutional support to

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Afghanistan: The long road to Gender equality in Afghanistan: A multilevel and participatory approach to improve access to justice for women

Women who claim their legal rights in Afghanistan have a hard time. For the vast majority of women the right to access education, health and social security only exists on paper. In reality things are quite different. The reason is

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