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Closing convention women's lives - Family Planning and Migration

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Open questions and necessary developments – the perspective of experts from different areas of work

The symposium promoted the exchange and networking between different occupational groups that deal with the reproductive health of migrant women. On stage, representatives from medicine, sexuality education and advice, political administration and research debated with each other and found out how their perspectives complemented each other and where and how they could/did collaborate.

For the design and development of sexuality education on the national level as the remit of the BZgA: Eckhard Schroll, head of the department of sexuality education, contraception and family planning and director of the Nationales Zentrum für frühe Hilfen (National Centre for Early Help)

For the gynaecological/obstetric area: Prof. Heribert Kentenich, professor at the Humboldt University Berlin with a key focus on migration and gynaecology, head doctor of the DRK-Frauenklinik Westend, member of the Wissenschaftlicher Beirat der Bundesärztekammer (Scientific Advisory Council of the German Medical Association)

For the design of pregnancy advice at national level: Sabine Fähndrich, representative of the specialist field of Catholic pregnancy advice for Caritas at national level, consultant for pregnancy advice in the department of family and procreation with a key focus on political lobbying and pregnancy and poverty

For the area of family and pregnancy advice at federal state level: Sybill Schulz, director of the Family Planning Centre BALANCE in Berlin, speaker for the network Frauengesundheit Berlin (Women’s Health Berlin), coach for intercultural competence, coach and supervisor in advising on reproductive and sexual health

For the perspective of political administration: Barbara Buck-Malchus, Senatsverwaltung für Gesundheit, Umwelt und Verbraucherschutz des Landes Berlin (Berlin City Department for Health, the Environment and Consumer Protection), doctor, key focus: structural consequences of healthcare and family planning at federal state level. Responsible for the implementation of the pregnancy conflict law with regard to the obligatory counselling services (in the spectrum ranging from sexuality education and prenatal diagnostic advice to monitoring after the pregnancy) in Berlin

For the perspective of research into family planning: Prof. Cornelia Helfferich, professor at the Evangelische Hochschule Freiburg and director of the Sozialwissenschaftliches FrauenForschungsInstituts Freiburg, member of the Sachverständigenkommission für den Ersten Gleichstellungsbericht der Bundesregierung (expert commission for the first equal opportunities report of the German government)

Moderator: Birgit Dederichs-Bein

Dederichs-Bain, Birgit

Birgit Dederichs-Bain (Senior Policy Advisor, Cologne)

Key Working Areas

  • fundamental questions of development policy in the field of fighting poverty and the integration of gender and health aspects (fighting HIV & AIDS, strengthening healthcare systems in developing countries) into developmental co-operation programmes
  • Presenting conferences and congresses focusing on this and other subjects
  • Political adviser and presenter for political issues concerning development and women

Current Projects

  • Co-ordination of the annual report on the reality of German development aid; terre des hommes / Welthungerhilfe
  • Monitoring the implementation of the Accra Action Plan to Reform Aid Delivery / Alliance2015
  • Monitoring the implementation of the millennium development goals
  • Presentation of the international workshop on gender budgeting, VENRO, Bonn, 24 Sept
  • Presentation of the workshop ‘Workshops Definition von Standards in der Sexualaufklärung mit Experten aus Osteuropa’, BZGA, Cologne

Contact

Tel. 0221 4248537
bdederichs-bain(at)web.de

Eckhard Schroll

Schroll, Eckhard

Bild des Experten Eckhard Schroll Eckhard Schroll

Head of department, “Sexualaufklärung, Verhütung und Familienplanung” (sexuality education, contraception and family planning), Bundeszentrale für gesundheitliche Aufklärung, Cologne

Current Projects

  • Frühe Hilfen/Nationales Zentrum

Contact

Bundeszentrale für gesundheitliche Aufklärung
Ostmerheimer Strasse 220
51109 Köln
0221/8992-210
0221/8992-363
eckhard.schroll(at)bzga.de
www.bzga.de

Prof. Heribert Kentenich

Kentenich, Prof. Dr. med. Heribert

Bild des Experten Prof. Dr. med. Heribert Kentenich Prof. Dr. med. Heribert Kentenich
 

Professional Position

  • Professor at Humboldt-Universität and head doctor at the DRK Frauenklinik Westend (gynaecology, obstetrics and reproductive medicine)
  • Chair of the working group “Offene Fragen der Reproduktionsmedizin” (open questions in reproductive medicine)

Key Working Areas

  • Obstetrics
  • Reproductive medicine
  • Psychosomatic medicine
  • Migration and gynaecology

Current Projects

  • Sexuality and reproductive medicineHIV and the desire to have children
  • Advisory role in developing the BZgA’s new brochures (reproductive medicine, pregnancy termination)

Contact

DRK Kliniken Berlin|Westend
Spandauer Damm 130
14050 Berlin
Tel. 030 30354405
Fax 030 30354409
h.kentenich(at)drk-kliniken-berlin.de
www.drk-kliniken-berlin.de

Sabine Fähndrich

Fähndrich, Sabine

Bild der Expertin Sabine Faehnderich Fähndrich, Sabine (Dipl. Pädagogin)

Professional Position

  • Consultant for pregnancy counselling in the family and generations section of the Deutscher Caritasverband e.V.

Key Working Areas

  • ‘Catholic pregnancy counselling’ at the national level
  • Political lobbying
  • Further conceptual development of this field

Current Subject Focuses

  • Pregnant women and poverty
  • Advice in the context of pre-natal diagnostics
  • Anonymous births and baby hatches (safe baby drop points)
  • Sexuality education work with teenagers and young adults

Selected Publications

  • Fähndrich, Sabine (2010): Zehn Jahre danach. Katholische Schwangerschaftsberatung im Wandel. In: Herder Korrespondenz 4/2010, pp.189–194

Contact

Deutscher Caritasverband e.V.
Karlstrasse 40
79104 Freiburg
Tel. 0761 200-454
Fax 0761 200-634
sabine.faehndrich(at)caritas.de
www.caritas.de

Sybill Schulz

Schulz, Sybill

Bild der Expertin Sybill Schulz Sybill Schulz

Professional Position

  • Director, professional head and coach for intercultural competence in the family planning centre BALANCE
  • Speaker, Netzwerk Frauengesundheit Berlin

Key Working Areas

  • Women’s health, migration and disability
  • Gender and diversity
  • FGM (female genital mutilation)
  • QM

Current Projects

  • Stop FGM in Berlin/Brandenburg
  • Sexual self-determination of women in danger?
  • The need for care and advice among uninsured pregnant women with a migrant background

Contact

Familienplanungszentrum BALANCE
Mauritius-Kirch-Straße 3
10365 Berlin
Tel. 030 236 236 80
Fax 030 236 236 880
Sybill.schulz(at)fpz-berlin.de
www.fpz-berlin.de

Barbara Buck-Malchus

Buck-Malchus, Barbara

Bild der Expertin Barbara Buck-Malchus Barbara Buck-Malchus

Professional Position

  • Medical Director (Doctor for public healthcare) and
    group leader

Key Working Areas

  • Family planning
  • Biomedicine
  • Special structural questions in healthcare provision

Contact

Senatsverwaltung für Gesundheit, Umwelt und Verbraucherschutz
Oranienstrasse 106
10969 Berlin
Tel. 030 9028-2691
Fax 030 9028-2058
Barbara.Buck-Malchus(at)senguv.berlin.de

Prof. Cornelia Helfferich

Helfferich, Prof. Dr. Cornelia

Bild der Expertin Prof. Dr. Cornelia Helfferich Prof. Dr. Cornelia Helfferich
 

Professional Position

  • Professor of sociology at the Protestant University of Applied Sciences Freiburg
  • Director of the Sozialwissenschaftliches FrauenForschungsInstitut (SoFFI F.) in the Forschungs- u. Innovationsverbund an der Evangelischen Hochschule Freiburg e.V. (FIVE)
  • Chair of the Institut für qualitative Sozialforschung Freiburg (iqs)
  • Member of the expert commission for the Federal Government’s first equal opportunities report (since 2008)

Key Working Areas

  • Gender-specific research into men’s and women’s lives, particularly with regard to family and family planning
  • Violence in relationships between the sexes / “domestic violence”
  • Gender mainstreaming
  • Sexuality and new media

Current Projects

  • frauen leben 2 - Familienplanung und Migration im Lebenslauf“
  • Das ist stark - was kann ich, was will ich, was werde ich.” Educational opportunities and gender understanding between girls and boys. A project by the Baden-Württemberg Stiftung in the context of the programme “Chancen=Gleichheit. Gleiche Chances für Männer und Frauen”

Selected Publications

  • Helfferich, Cornelia/Klindworth, Heike (2010): frauen leben–Familienplanung im Lebenslauf. Zwischenergebnisse einer Städtestudie zu Frauen mit türkischem ost- oder südosteuropäischem Migartionshintergrund. Forschungbericht. BZgA (ed.)
  • Helfferich, Cornelia (2010): Geschlechterbeziehungen, Lebenslauf und private Lebensformen. Zur Grundlegung der Familiensoziologie. Siegener Beiträge zur Soziologie, vol. 10, Trotha/Geissler (eds.), Köppe, Cologne
  • Helfferich, Cornelia (2009): Die Qualität qualitativer Daten. Manual für die Durchführung qualitativer Interviews. Leverkusen: Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften. 3rd rev. ed.
  • Helfferich, Cornelia (2008): Alles beim Alten? Wie der demografische Wandel Lebenslaufmuster von Frauen und Männern morgen und das Alter übermorgen beeinflusst. In: Buchen, Sylvia / Maier, Maja S. (eds.): Älterwerden neu denken. Interdisziplinäre Perspektiven auf den demografischen Wandel. Wiesbaden: VS, pp. 31–45
  • Helfferich, Cornelia (2008): Reproduktive Kulturen: Die Regeln des angemessenen Umgangs mit Fertilität, reproduktiven Technologien und Geschlechterbeziehungen im Lebenslauf. In: Rehberg, K.-S. (eds.): Die Natur der Gesellschaft. Verhandlungsband des 33. DGS-Kongresses. Frankfurt: Campus, pp. 441–454

Contact

Sozialwissenschaftliches FrauenForschungsInstitut (SoFFI F.)
Evangelische Hochschule Freiburg
Bugginger Strasse 38
79114 Freiburg
Tel. 0761 47812-690
Fax 0761 47812-699
helfferich(at)eh-freiburg.de
www.soffi-f.de