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Research projects

Since 4/2020

Ways to more justice after sexual abuse in childhood and youth

Gender Research Institute, FIVE Freiburg, behalf of the Independent Inquiry on Child Sexual Abuse in Germany.

Since 5/2019

Online Training Concept for specialized services and other actors working in the field of shelter und support in case of intimate partner violence

  • Cooperation between Gender Research Institute, FIVE Freiburg, SOCLES International Centre for Socio-Legal Studies and Clinic for Child Psychiatry and Psychotherapy Ulm,
Since 4/2019

Analysis of Letters to the first Independent Commissioner for Child Sexual Abuse Issues, former Federal Minister Frau Dr. Christine Bergmann

  • Cooperation between Gender Research Institute, FIVE Freiburg and Clinic for Child Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Ulm
Since 4/2018

„Aufarbeitung“ for effective protection against sexual abuse now and in the future

  • Cooperation between Gender Research Institute, FIVE Freiburg GU Frankfurt, UKE Hamburg and IPP München
Since 3/2018

Processes of protection: participative concepts for safer peer groups (SP:PAS)

  • Cooperation between Gender Research Institute, FIVE Freiburg and German Youth Institute München behalf of Federal Ministry for Education and Research.
Since 8/2016

What victims / survivors of child sexual abuse expect of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse in Germany and of changes in society

  • Gender Research Institute, FIVE Freiburg behalf of the Independent Inquiry on Child Sexual Abuse in Germany.
Since 07/2016

Evaluation oft he Model Project „BeSt – Beraten und Stärken.“ Protection for girls and boys with disabilities in institutional care.

  • Gender Research Institute, FIVE Freiburg behalf of DGfPI
Since 10/2014

Prevention of re-victimization adolescent girls in institutional care with a history of sexual violence in childhood (PRÄVIK)

  • Cooperation between Gender Research Institute, FIVE Freiburg and German Youth Institute München behalf of Federal Ministry for Education and Research.
11/2016 – 8/2017

Experience knowledge of professionals for prevention-trainings on sexual violence against girls and boys

  • Sozialwissenschaftliches FrauenForschungsInstitut Freiburg behalf of Federal Centre for Health Education (BZgA)
Since 8/2016

Expectations of the Independent Commission to inquire into sexual child abuse. Survey on the spectrum of victims’ expectations of hearings, social recognition, justice and reappraisal of the past.

  • Sozialwissenschaftliches FrauenForschungsInstitut Freiburg , supported by the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse in Germany Federal Ministry for Family, Senior Citizens, Women und Youth
since 10/14

Prevention of re-victimization of sexually abused girls in out of home care.

  • Prävention von Reviktimisierung sexuell missbrauchter Mädchen in Fremdunterbringung (PRÄVIK) Cooperation of Sozialwissenschaftlichen FrauenForschungsInstitut Freiburg/Berlin with the German Youth Institute, München
    Funding line of the Federal Ministry of education and research on sexual abuse.
since 4/14

Development of an appropriate and systematic further development of the Berlin support system for violence against women

  • Sozialwissenschaftliches FrauenForschungsInstitut Freiburg behalf of Senatsverwaltung für Arbeit, Integration und Frauen
since 3/14

Assisting the EU-Project „Cultural Encounters in Intervention Against Violence“ (CEINAV),

  • behalf of Prof. Dr. Carol Hagemann-White, Universität Osnabrück
since 2/14

Evaluation oft he prevention program against domestic violence PIKITA in Berlin Kindergardens

  • Sozialwissenschaftliches FrauenForschungsInstitut Freiburg behalf of BORA e.V.
1/14 – 3/14

Analysis of the Berlin support system for violence against women

  • Sozialwissenschaftliches FrauenForschungsInstitut Freiburg behalf of Senatsverwaltung für Arbeit, Integration und Frauen
since 8/13

Research about cases of sexual abuse of children and young people in institutions that are nor fully clarified.

  • Katholische Hochschule für Sozialwesen Berlin in cooperation with Sozialwissenschaftliches FrauenForschungsInstitut Freiburg
6/13 – 12/13

Children and Justice – EU Study by FRA – Fundamental Rights Agency, evaluationg the treatment of children in the justice systems of the European Union

  • Sozialwissenschaftliches FrauenForschungsInstitut Freiburg behalf of Deutsches Instituts für Menschenrechte.
since 5/2012

Qualitative interview study with women and men on disclosure processes after sexual abuse in childhood

  • Catholic University of Applied Sciences Berlin
since 11/2011

Evaluation of modelprojects to support women and men exiting prostitution

  • Federal Ministry of Family, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth
6/2011–2/2012

Stock taking and analysis of German specialised support agencies for children and young people who have been sexually abused

  • Federal Ministry of Family, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth
1/2011–12/2011

Stock taking and analysis of the German support system in cases of violence against women

  • Federal Ministry of Family, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth
2010–2011

Qualitative research study on violence against women with disabilities

  • Federal Ministry of Family, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth
  • Sozialwissenschaftliches FrauenForschungsInstitut Freiburg
  • University of Bielefeld
2010 – 2011

Evaluation of the modelproject psychosocial support of child victim witnesses in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

  • Ministry of Justice of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
2009–20012

Evaluation of the modelproject “HEROES – against oppression in the name of honor”

  • World Childhood Foundation
  • Strohhalm e.V.
2009 – 2011

Research on the feasibility and assessment on a European hotline for victims of trafficking
Research on networking and service-interface in combating sexual violence in Berlin

    • EU-Commission
    • La Strada International and Sozialwissenschaftliches FrauenForschungsInstitut Freiburg
    • Landeskommission Berlin gegen Gewalt
2008 – 2009

Co-ordination and research in a research project on victims of trafficking
Research on the feasibility and assessment on a European hotline for victims of trafficking

      • German Federal Police Department (BKA)
      • Ministry of the Interior
      • Sozialwissenschaftliches FrauenForschungsInstitut Freiburg
      • EU-Commission
      • La Strada Internatoional and Sozialwissenschaftliches FrauenForschungsInstitut Freiburg
2005 – 2008

Co-ordination and research in the following projects:
evaluation of 14 pilot projects for support of children who witnessed domestic violence
evaluation of a pilot project for prevention of domestic violence in primary schools in Berlin
evaluation of 11 pilot projects for prevention of domestic violence with girls and boys in schools
evaluation of a pilot project for intercultural competencies in supporting abused women
Coordination action on human rights violations

      • Federal Ministry of Family, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth
      • Landesstiftung Baden-Württemberg
      • Ministry of Justice of Lower Saxonia
      • Sozialwissenschaftliches FrauenForschungsInstitut Freiburg
      • Catholic University for Applied Sciences Berlin
      • University of Osnabrück
      • European Commission
2004 – 2006

Co-ordination and research in the following projects:
evaluation of the German Prostitution Law
evaluation of 10 pilot projects of working with perpetrators of domestic violence

      • Federal Ministry of Family, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth
      • Landesstiftung Baden-Württemberg
      • Sozialwissenschaftliches FrauenForschungsInstitut Freiburg
1997 – 2004

Co-ordination and research the evaluation of 10 German intervention projects against domestic violence

      • Federal Ministry of Family, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth
1997 – 1998

evaluation of the EU-project “Girls for an ecologic Europe”

      • Life e.V.
1992 – 1996

EU-project “Prevention of sexual abuse of girls and boys in schools” and coordinator of an European survey on the subject

      • PETZE e.V.
1988 – 1991

Co-ordination and research the evaluation of a model project on shelter and support for sexually abused girls

      • Federal Ministry of Family, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth
1981 – 1987
      • Assistent lecturer, free lancer
      • Seminars and workshops and further education on the topics of domestic violence, violence against women und sexual violence
      • Several universities in Germany and Austria and several educational institutes
1977 – 1980

Evaluation of the first shelter for battered women in Germany

      • Federal Ministry of Family, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth

School and professional education

since 2000 Honorarprofessur Katholische Hochschule für Sozialwesen Berlin / Catholic University of Applied Sciences of Berlin

1995 Dr. phil. Freie Universität Berlin / Free University of Berlin Technische Universität Berlin / Technical University of Berlin

1976 Sociology Diploma Technische Universität Berlin / Technichal University of Berlin

1970 – 1976 study of Sociology

    • Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität Frankfurt/Main / Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt/Main
    • Freie Universität Berlin / Free University of Berlin