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KENYA: PROMOTING FEMALE PARTICIPATION IN PUBLIC PROCUREMENT

SUPPORT TO PUBLIC FINANCE REFORMS (SPFR) PROGRAMME, KENYA CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE The public procurement sector in Kenya is mostly male dominated. Female procurement officers are lowly ranked and women often unable to access procurements, and/or unaware of procurement opportunities to

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Nepal: A GENERATION’S DREAM OF TRANSFORMATION COMES TRUE

SUPPORT OF MEASURES TO STRENGTHEN THE PEACE PROCESS IN NEPAL CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE Gender inequality was one of the root causes of 10 years of armed conflict in Nepal. In the current post-conflict context, the Nepali-German Support of Measures to

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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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Dialoge zu Empowerment am Weltfrauentag: Wie können Migrantinnen und geflüchtete Frauen in der Türkei und Deutschland besser gestärkt werden?

Geflüchtete Frauen und Migrantinnen bergen enormes Potenzial für aufnehmende Gemeinden – in der Türkei wie auch in Deutschland. Das ist das zentrale Thema der Konferenz “Unlocking Migrant Women’s Potential: International Perspectives“, die anlässlich des internationalen Frauentages heute in Ankara stattfindet.

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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 work in this sector for years now and gained many years of experiences. It’s

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#ImNoStereotype Twitter Campaign

GIZ Pakistan launches a twitter campaign to break gender stereotypes. All GIZ staff is invited to join us on twitter on Friday, 8th of March. Just write a sentence about how you break out of the stereotype and conclude with

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International Woman’s Day 2019 GIZ African Union Office

On the occasion of the International Women’s Day on 8th of March 2019, the GIZ AU celebrates women’s achievements and their crucial role for sustainable development worldwide. Under this year’s theme #BalanceforBetter, people all over the world are advocating to

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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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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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Journée internationale des droits des femmes.

 GIZ Algeria organized on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 workshops on the theme of gender. The sessions were led by Ms. Aicha Zinai, gender expert and member of the National Council of Human Rights ; as well as and by the

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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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Awareness Raising Event at TVET school in Tripoli, North Lebanon

Gender Equality Awareness Raising Event at TVET school in Tripoli, North Lebanon In the frame of International Women’s Day 2019, an awareness raising event on gender equity and equality took place at Al Saade Technical Institute, a public TVET school

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Geld. Macht. Unabhängig. Money, Power, Independence.

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 6:30 PM Schwarzkopf Stiftung Sophienstraße 28-29, 10178 Berlin, Mitte, Deutschland https://www.eventora.com/el/Events/money-power-independence-geld–1 Equal pay for equal work? Gender equality is claimed to be one of the EU’s founding values, written since 1957 in the Treaty of Rome.

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Enabling Equality and Economic Empowerment for all Women and Girls – A Thought Leadership Roundtable around Gender and Disability

For more information on the speakers, please see the flyer: Disability and Gender event during GIZ Gender week Description of the event:  One in five women globally live with disability, about 80% of them in the global south. In Zambia,

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Burundi: Pour l’égalité des genres et la gouvernance foncière

Le projet foncier de GIZ Burundi : pour l’égalité des genres et la gouvernance foncière Natacha Kashirahamwe est la première femme à prendre le volant des véhicules de la GIZ Burundi, au sein du Projet foncier. Sereine, souriante, elle ne

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Peru: Campañas de sensibilización en género: “Conociendo y ejerciendo nuestros derechos”

Campañas de sensibilización en género: “Conociendo y ejerciendo nuestros derechos” 1. Desafíos a los que responde la buena práctica En las últimas décadas, el Estado peruano ha procurado hacer visibles las inequidades y desigualdades que enfrentan las mujeres en el

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Zambia (Lusaka) – Breakfast Meeting: Being a professional woman in GIZ Zambia

The Gender Working Group organized a breakfast meeting to commemorate the Gender Week and International Women’s Day by inviting staff members to discuss about being a professional woman in GIZ Zambia. To listen to women’s experiences, they had the opportunity

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Uganda (Kampala) – Empowerment of Women and Girls is Progress for All: Three Decades of Gains for Ugandan Women and Girls

IMPRESSIONS OF THE EVENT: Ministry of Energy in Uganda Holds First Gender Day On Friday 6th March, the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development (MEMD), supported by GIZ PREEEP held its very first Gender Day. The event aimed at not

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Are gender projects working in a niche? Up-scaling of a gender approach in forestry in Indonesia

Specific women empowerment approaches don’t need to be a niche but can successfully be implemented in other sectors. The video illustrates the spirit of forestry officials in Indonesia taking part in a Community Dialogue facilitators training. The Community Dialogue approach

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Promoting Financial Inclusion of Women in MENA

In the Middle East and North Africa region, only 13% of women have an account at a financial institution (World Bank Global Findex). The microfinance network of Arab countries, Sanabel, and the GIZ MFMR programme launched an award that encouraged

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Vietnam (Hanoi) – “By Choice or By Chance” – Documentary Movie Screening

The recent Vietnamese Documentary Movie (2013) “By Choice or By Chance” will be screened at GIZ Country Office to all interested staff. Following the screening, 1-2 of the main female characters whose lives are shown in the movie as well

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Germany (Berlin) – Menschen, Filme, Diskussionen: Film als Medium zum Umdenken

Was? ANA HUNNA Filmvorführung zum Thema „Frauen und Arbeit in der MENA Region” und anschließende Podiumsdiskussion mit Vertretern aus Politik, Kultur und Medien Wann? 21. April 2015, 17:30 Uhr – 20:30 Uhr Wo? GIZ Repräsentanz Das Regionalvorhaben „Wirtschaftliche Integration von Frauen

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Serbia (Belgrade) – Get Together with Female Lawyers

Successful female lawyers are being invited to an informal get together to discuss on how to promote female lawyers. The meeting will be a gathering of prominent females who are active in practicing law in their country. During the meeting

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Macedonia (Skopje) – Get Together with Female Lawyers

Successful female lawyers are being invited to an informal get together to discuss on how to promote female lawyers. The meeting will be a gathering of prominent females who are active in practicing law in their country. During the meeting

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Kosovo (Pristina) – Get Together with Female Lawyers

Successful female lawyers are being invited to an informal get together to discuss on how to promote female lawyers. The meeting will be a gathering of prominent females who are active in practicing law in their country. During the meeting

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Albania (Tirana) – Get Together with Female Lawyers

Successful female lawyers are being invited to an informal get together to discuss on how to promote female lawyers. The meeting will be a gathering of prominent females who are active in practicing law in their country. During the meeting

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Montenegro (Podgorica) – Get Together with Female Lawyers

Successful female lawyers are being invited to an informal get together to discuss on how to promote female lawyers. The meeting will be a gathering of prominent females who are active in practicing law in their country. During the meeting

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Bosnia and Herzegovina (Sarajevo) – Get Together with Female Lawyers

Successful female lawyers are being invited to an informal get together to discuss on how to promote female lawyers. The meeting will be a gathering of prominent females who are active in practicing law in their country. During the meeting

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First of its Kind: Women Empowerment & Protection Policy for FATA (Pakistan)

Women living in FATA are facing multiple forms of discrimination in their daily lives and are often victims of the ongoing armed conflict. The area of FATA (Federally Administered Tribal Areas) is directly at the borderline to Afghanistan and belongs

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Egypt – empowering young women and sensitizing young men on sexual harassment through art

Egypt – Get an insight to the activities organized by the project “Civic Engagement and Political Participation”: they trained trainers on civic engagement and at the same time focused on empowering young women through WenDo and sensitizing young men on

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Ethiopia (Addis Ababa) – Awarding Improved Cooking and Baking Stoves (ICS) and pico PV systems

EnDev Ethiopia will display its energy-efficient fuel saving stoves and solar devices. Partnering with the responsible Ministry, EnDev Ethiopia will award Tikikil stoves for female officers distinguished as “role models” at the Federal Ministry. When? Friday, 5th of March 2015,

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Germany (Eschborn) – Women‘s Empowerment Principles (WEP)

Gender equality is a fundamental human right and one of the principal drivers of sustainable development, and has proven economic benefits for private businesses: equality means business! This realisation has led to the voluntary principles to empower women in business,

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