TERRE DES FEMMES – Human Rights for Women e.V.

Focus of work

Educational and campaign work, advancement of women, human rights

Country focus

Germany, worldwide

Fields of activity

The core tasks of TERRE DES FEMMES - Human Rights for Women e.V. are primarily in public relations and lobbying. Campaigns and press work draw attention to violations of women's rights. Education and prevention on issues such as female genital mutilation, domestic and sexualised violence and forced marriage are the main concerns of the association. TERRE DES FEMMES - Human Rights for Women e.V. also acts as a contact for girls and women in acute distress and as an advisory body for social services, youth welfare offices and other institutions.