past projects



lab-elle screens children´s picture books in the french part of Switzerland and assigns a label if considered gender neutrallook at their website (Catalogue lab-elle) to see a child´s world through “gender glasses”

supported by core funding for the organisation, with a focus on literacy prizes given to illustrated books promoting gender equality for children


plan international (switzerland)

> exhibition „Weil wir Mädchen sind“ 26.1 – 26.5 2012 at Polit-Forum Käfigturm in Bern

> 11th October 2012: celebration of the 1st ever International Day of the Girl Child: launch of Plan’s global campaign Because I am a Girl (BIAAG) to fight gender inequality, promote girls‘ rights and lift millions of girls out of poverty.

more information can be found here

because i am a girl – see the video here

and what about boys? – see the video here



support of resource center for women and girls including renovation of a hall where community peace forums, reproductive health talks, girls forums, civic education and other events can be held



Introduction of the GOAL program to the local government school Shree Bidhajyoti Higher Secondary School in Mallaj:

training of 2 facilitators and weekly sessions following the Goal curriculum which includes volleyball games 


3 sisters

support of the first Nepalese women to climb to top of Annapurna IV (7525m)

read the 2011 newsletter here

others newsletters here

social and economic empowerment of girls: strengthening women cooperatives

days of training are conducted in order to introduce the concept of savings and credit, as well as the roles and responsibilities of cooperatives



trust and care
vocational training for vulnerable girls


fighting female genital mutilation in eritrea’s poorest provinces through dialogue with village communities, education and theatre


supports local indigenous women entrepreneurship in mountain areas eg. raising of guinea pigs


international bridges to justice
afghanistan: sponsorship of prize for best female defenders project targeting women and juvenile girls prisoners


supports the set up and maintenance of children playgrounds in phnom penh