Tag Archives: Gender

Standing Strong for Women in the EAC Integration: IIDEA Puts Focus on Women Empowerment

One of the major guiding principles in achieving the EAC integration is a people-centred and private sector led development as provided for in the Treaty for the establishment of the EAC. The GIZ-EAC Programme “Support to the East African Community Integration Process” is committed to supporting equal participation and representation of the interests of women…
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Joining the World in Celebrating the International Women’s Day 2019: “Balance for Better”

Every March it is time to speak up, to raise our voices as women. March 8 is celebrated as the International Women’s Day every year and the theme for this year is “Think equal, build smart, innovate for a change” under the campaign “Balance for Better.” The German Development Cooperation (GIZ) supports the EAC to…
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The Passing of an East African Community Gender Champion and Advocate

Ms Marren Akatsa Bukachi, the former Executive Director of the Eastern African Sub-regional Support Initiative for the Advancement for Women (EASSI), died on the 1st October 2017 in Nairobi-Kenya after a long battle against cancer. Marren Akatsa Buchachi was a strong and tireless figure who fought bravely for the emancipation and empowerment of women, stood…
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