We meet every last Thursday of the month from 15:00 to 16:00 in room 1.049 or via Zoom. We welcome new members and all others who are interested in gender-related issues and studies. 

To join a meeting or the group, please contact: Dennis Aviles: davilesi[at] or Tina Beuchelt: beuchelt[at]

  • 28.03.2024: "Exploring the Feminization of Migration in Labor Market Opportunities: A Global Perspective" by Purti Sadhwani, ZEFGG Research Assistant
  • 08.03.2024: International Women's Day Event, Professor Miriam Cooke presented on Arab feminism and politics.
  • 29.02.2024: "Gender Dynamics in Climate Change Adaptation: Experimental Study in Coastal Bangladesh" by Jasia Tahzeeda from the University of Marburg.
  • 25.01.2024: Diving into the complexity of integrating gender sensitivity into fieldwork: Experiences and reflections from Cambodia by Lilian-Marleen Beck.
  • 05.10.2023: Public Lecture by Prof. Johanna Rickne on the topic"Sexual Harassment and Gender Inequality in the Labour Market" (co-organised by ZEFGG)
  • 28.09.2023: Feminist Urbanism: A Participatory Approach of Mapping Diverse Perspectives of Safety and Fear in the Latin American Urban Space by Eva Youkhana(ZEFa Acting Director and one of the ZEFGG co-coordinators)
  • 30.08.2023: "It's not you, it's me: (Initial) reflections on my positionality from the fieldwork" by Altynay Kambekova
  • 29.06.2023: Panel Discussion organized by the ZEF Gender Group (ZEFGG) and the Feminist Land Platform (FLP) "Women’s Land Rights and Gender Transformative Practices"
  • 29,05.2023: “What would others say? Exploring gendered and caste-based social norms in Central India through vignettes” by Subash Surendran-Padmaja. (
  • 17.05,2023:  “Biodiversity and Gender” by Dr. Isimemen Osemwegie. She will share with us her impressions, insights and lessons from the negotiations at the Global Biodiversity Summit (You can read her Blog here:
  • 30.03.2023. "The change of women's roles and practices in cut flower plantations in Colombia. The case of Suesca" by Carolina Tobón, a Ph.D. Candidate in Geography at the National University of Colombia (UNAL) and currently part of the ZEF's DSSP program
  • 09.03.2023. "Female faces of conflict: Women at the foreground of war, peace and environmental change".Organized by the gender@international Bonn
  • 08.03.2023. 'Gender and intersections in Latin America: postcolonial and decolonial approaches'. Speakers: Dr Renata Guimarães Reynaldo, Professor and Researcher of Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and Dr. Michelle Bonatti, lecturer at the Humboldt University of Berlin on Environmental Policy and Sociology
  • 19.01.2023. Introductory Meeting for the year 2023.
  • 08.12.2022. Evaluation Meeting for the year 2022.
  • 24.11.2022: "Raiding Livelihoods, helpless mothers: the rise of pastoralist women as peacemakers" by Elizabeth Ndunda (ZEFGG).
  • 03.11.2022: Presentation by Dr. Tina Beuchelt on "A Gender perspective for One Health" at the "One Health Research Symposium 2022" at the University of Bonn.
  • 27.10.2022: “Shifting to female-driven climate action”, by Dennis Avilés Irahola. Watch here
  • 06.10.2022: Co-coordination event with Bonn city: Daring Cities: "Shifting to Female-Driven Climate Action" Invitation to Dennis Avilés Irahola (ZEFGG). Watch it here.
  • 29.09.2022: "Understanding Needs and Potentials for Gender-Balanced Empowerment and Leadership in Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation in Africa" by Marina Kovaleva (ZEFGG)
  • 28.07.2022: "Women sanitary workers in the Punjab province of Pakistan" by Dr. Ayra Patras, Assistant Professor at the Forman Christian College University.
  • 07.06.2022: International panel “World Environment Day”: "One earth: perspectives on the interlinkages between gender and environment" by ZEF GG
  • 06.2022: Women’s Empowerment Index in Agriculture, organized by Sundus Saleemi (ZEF GG)
  • 26.05.2022: "Adoption, economic and environmental impact of laser land leveler in Indo-Gangetic Plains: Gender perspectives" by Subash Surendran Padmaja
  • 28.04.2022: "The missing doctors - an analysis of educated women and female domesticity in Pakistan" by Dr. Mariam Mohsin (PIDE, Pakistan). Watch here
  • 24.03.2022: "Care work and the feminization of migration. A few examples from Europe showing global dynamics" by Eva Youkhana (ZEF GG)
  • 11.03.2022: Presentation at "Closing the Climate Gap. How gender equality is key to our climate future " by Dennis Avilés Irahola (ZEFGG). Watch it here:
  • 24.02.2022: Formation of three working groups: Gender & Environment, Gender & Violence, and Gender & Work
  • 27.01.2022: Evaluation of the activities in 2021 and planning for 2022
  • 25.11.2021: ZEF GG event on the occasion of UN International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women: Gender-based violence and rural development outcomes. Read more here and watch the videos here:
  • 28.10.2021: "Analysis of Selected Value Chains of agricultural products with a Gender perspective. Women farmers and Street Food Vendors in Belize" by Dr. Patrizia Biermayr-Jenzano.
  • 30.09.2021: "Gendered Impacts of Agricultural Commercialisation in the Kassena Nankana East Municipality, Northern Ghana" by Lani Marie Döhring.
  • 26.08.2021: "Masculinities: some backgrounds and thoughts" by ZEF Senior Researcher Tina Beuchelt.
  • 29.07.2021: "Gender and Climate Change" by Junior Researcher Marina Kovaleva.
  • 24.06.2021: "Arab feminisms" by ZEF Researcher Dima Almunajed.
  • 27.& 28.05.2021: Workshop on "Gender in Research & Development at ZEF". Read morehere
  • 29.04.2021: "Gender violence and feminicide in the State of Mexico: The perception and actions of civil society organisations" by external researchers Oscar Del Valle Dávila and Jana Vasil'eva.
  • 25.03.2021: “Analysis of Female Labor Force Participation in Pakistan” by Junior Researcher Hina Amber.
  • 25.02.2021: “Empowerment of Girls and Women in Rural Pakistan: Migration, Decision-Making and Consciousness” by ZEF Junior Researcher Sundus Saleemi.
  • 28.01.2021: “UN Women, Germany “by Bettina Metz, General Director of UNWomen.
  • 17.12.2020. Fun Gender Christmas facts
  • 26.11.2020. Arab feminisms by Dima Almunajed.
  • 29.10.2020. Gender-based violence & feminicide (invited guest speaker)
  • 24.09.2020. Feminists perspectives from the South: Chandra Talpade Mohanty’s work by Dennis Avilés.
  • 27.08.2020. "Classification and Framing of Gender Identities in Urdu Textbooks for Secondary School Education in Punjab, Pakistan" by Junior Researcher Sofia Saleem.
  • 30.07.2020. Presentation of course content for the Gender & Development interdisciplinary course and the research project "Gender gap in health outcomes among working age individuals and households: Does weather effects play a role?", by Emily Injete.
  • 25.06.2020. ZEF Interdisciplinary course’s syllabus on gender.
  • 28.05.2020. “Feminist perspectives from the North: Judith Butler’s theory” by PD Dr. Eva Youkhana
  • 30.04.2020. "What does it mean to be a female researcher in the field?”
  • 26.03.2020. [Cancelled] due to corona
  • 27.02.2020. Engendering ZEF’s research
  • 30.01.2020. Foundation meeting with planning of the year





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