• Audiopedia Wiki

    Audiopedia Wiki is a MediaWiki based collaborative platform to create, share and publish audible contents.

  • Introduction to Female Empowerment

    Women’s empowerment can be defined in simple terms as “the process of increasing women’s access to control over the strategic life choices that affect them and access to the opportunities that allow them fully to realize their capacities” (Chen and Tanaka 2014). Because of its positive connotations, the word “empowerment” has become a comfortable and indisputable term, which has led to a wide range of institutions, organizations, and governments to adopt it as something they aspire to work towards (Papart, Rai, and Staudt 2003, 3).

     

  • Audio Filling Station

    A simple device that can automatically update USB sticks and SD cards in rural areas with audible knowledge.

  • Women and SDG 5: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

    So here we are - this is the above-mentioned famous stand-alone goal SDG-5, aiming to achieve gender equality and empower all girls and women by 2030. Among its accompanying targets you will find: "End all forms of discrimination against all women and girls everywhere“ as well as „Eliminate all forms of violence against all women and girls in the public and private spheres, including trafficking and sexual and other types of exploitation."

  • #DayInTheLife of Sanaya from Pakistan

    I was married to an impoverished boy when I was hardly 11 years old. When I even didn’t know the meaning of the word marriage or the word responsibility. I had a brother who was older than me, but nobody married him forcefully. Because he was a boy and earning money, unlike me, he was not a burden on my parents.

     

  • Our Partners: GIZ

    GIZ is Germany's leading service provider of international cooperation since 2011. The federal enterprise supports the German Government in achieving its objectives in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development and is also engaged in international education work around the globe. 

  • Women and SDG 1: End poverty in all its forms everywhere

    The first of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) set in 2015 by the United Nations General Assembly commits to ending poverty in all its forms and dimensions everywhere by 2030. As of today, this remains one of the biggest challenges facing humanity. Extreme poverty is currently defined as living on less than $1.90 a day.

  • Women and SDG 2: Ending hunger and achieving food security

    The second of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) set in 2015 by the United Nations General Assembly aims to end all forms of hunger and malnutrition by 2030, making sure all people have safe, sufficient and nutritious food all year round. This involves promoting sustainable agricultural methods, as food scarcity is often a consequence of environmental degradation, drought and biodiversity loss.

  • Women and SDG 3: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

    SDG-3 aspires to ensure healthy lives and to promote well-being for all people at all ages. As for this goal, a short look at some of its accompanying targets is already sufficient to highlight its interconnectedness with women’s empowerment: Sub-goals of SDG-3 are the reduction of global maternal, premature and neonatal mortality ratios. The ending of preventable deaths of newborns and children under 5 are center points here.