Gender awareness in Egypt, 2016 to 2019

Goethe-Institut e.V.
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

Main aims:
Addressing international gender issues and disseminating knowledge; strengthening women's participation in social, cultural and economic spheres; combating discrimination; empowering women with strengthened participation in the cultural and media industry

Target groups:
Civil society actors involved with gender; teachers; schoolchildren; social workers; activists as multipliers for knowledge about gender issues

Expected results:
Strengthening the self-confidence and self-image of Egyptian women on the level of civil society; promoting awareness of gender issues; establishing a participatory knowledge platform; gathering Arabic-language information on topics relating to gender and women's issues; sparking dialogues; networking stakeholders and promoting the exchange of experience

What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the policy/measure?: 

Young men and women have been trained to become multipliers in the gender sphere in the framework of "train the trainers"; networking meetings with stakeholders in gender issues have been organised in various Egyptian cities, including in structurally lagging regions of Egypt; developed and published "Gender Wiki", a digital and participatory knowledge platform with extensive content and articles; workshops held for writers/editors and participants in the "Gender Wiki"; gender awareness training sessions offered for schoolchildren in Cairo and the Nile Delta as well as for young men and women in Upper Egypt

Financial resources allocated to the policy/measure in USD: 

EU84,000 (2016); EU119,000 (2017); EU146,000 (2018); EU130,000 (2019)

Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Name of partnerType of entity
Federal Foreign Office
Public Sector
Arab Digital Expression Foundation
Civil Society Organization (CSO)
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: