Im Flüchtlingslager «Atmeh» an der türkischen Grenze leben tausende Menschen in Zeltunterkünften.

„Das Leben ist schwieriger geworden“. Syrische Frauen erzählen von den neuen Herausforderungen in Zeiten von Corona

Von Rama Al Darwisch

Zu Jahresbeginn 2020 flohen über eine Million Menschen aus Idlib, der letzten Rebellenhochburg Syriens, davon 80 Prozent Frauen und Kinder. Die COVID-19 Pandemie macht die Situation für die Frauen jetzt noch schwieriger.

read more »
Article
Article
© VIDC

Gender Tandem Workshops für Frauen

Stärkung afghanischer Frauen

Anknüpfend an das bisherige VIDC Projekt „Interkulturelle Genderkompetenz Tandem-Workshops für afghanische junge Männer“ entwickelte das VIDC 2019 ein entsprechendes Pilotprojekt zur Stärkung von afghanischen Frauen.

read more »
Report
Report
© karimblanc.com

Gender Tandem Workshops für Männer

Gendersensibilisierung afghanischer Männer

Im Rahmen des Projektes "WANNE – We All Need New Engagement"  führte das VIDC 2018-2019 Gender Tandem Workshops zur Sensibilisierung junger afghanischer Männern durch. 

read more »
Report
Report
© Tanya Kayhan

Islamic Feminisms, the state and social movements

an interview with Fatima Sadiqi by Helmut Krieger

Moroccan gender expert and linguist Fatima Sadiqi explains the diversity of Islamic feminisms and feminst movements in the Maghreb region.

read more »
Article
Article
[Translate to English:] © private

We have to put down our arms in Afghanistan and take up pens instead

by Rahela Sidiqi

The engagement of the Afghan Diaspora in their host countries and in Afghanistan is vital for the development of the country. R. Sidiqi, Farkhunda Trust for Afghan Women's Education in London, shares her recommendations.

read more »
Article
Article

Men's business: Feminism is also good for men

by Lea Susemichel

Lea Susemichel introduces Jens van Tricht's book "Why feminism is good for men" - a plea to men’s emancipation – but also takes a critical look a the media hype around men describing themselves as feminist.

read more »
Article
Article

Silenced (?)! Islamic feminism and social struggles in the Arab world

Report in German on the event on 5 March 2020

On the subject of "Silenced (?)! Islamic feminism and social struggles in the Arab world", the Moroccan professor Fatima Sadiqi and the activist Elif Adam discussed the topic under the moderation of Helmut Krieger.

read more »
Report
Report
© africa924/iStock

“People in the informal economy will suffer” - Voices from the Global South on the Corona pandemic

by Lena Gruber (VIDC)

As COVID-19 spreads globally, warnings that the pandemic will cause major challenges for countries in the Global South are getting louder. Colleagues from Ghana, Liberia and Zambia share their experiences and concerns.

read more »
Article
Article

Silenced? Women's struggles in Africa's informal economy

Report on event on 7 Otokber 2019

Across the world, over 60 percent of the workforce is employed in the informal economy. In some African countries it is up to 90 percent. VIDC and ÖGB have invited international experts to discuss the topic.

read more »
Report
Report

Silenced(?)! The struggles of women in Afghanistan

Report from the event on 7 March 2019

During the panel discussion, the scientist Orzala Nemat and the journalist Sana Safi explained the latest developments in the US peace talks with the Taliban and the concerns of Afghan women resulting from them.

read more »
Report
Report