Welcome at Dissens

Dissens e.V. is a non-profit NGO which was founded in 1989 and offers advisory, education and research services. Its aim is to foster gender democracy, reduce gender hierarchies and to help prevent men from committing violent acts.

More about Dissens, its field of work and its international partners.

Consulting and training

Dissens offers gender mainstreaming, gender training and consulting in a variety of areas. We advise individuals and teams in the setting up of gender specific projects, including co-ed projects and offer projects on various topics for school classes and other groups.

More about youth work und gender mainstreaming


Dissens carries out research in the field of 'equality', 'gender democracy', 'the future of work' and 'violence, conflict and human rights'. Research results are disseminated and put into practice in gender training, further education, seminars, lectures and publications.

More on research



There is the possibility to do an internship at Dissens. Currently no payment is possible, but we will try to find solutions for this in the future. A connection to specific projects is desired.

An application by email with CV is sufficient. Please include a brief description of Dissens activities / projects you are particularly interested in.