The fight against violence against women and for gender justice is a central area of Mission 21's work. At the "Dialog International" event on November 17, three women experts who are active in this field and have a lot to report from the field exchanged views. The whole event with the three experts...
Various media report on the award of the Sylvia Michel Prize 2022 to the Congolese pastor Rebecca Mfutila. The pastor of the CEK - a partner church of Mission 21 - received the Sylvia Michel Award for her commitment to the advancement of women.
Many girls and women around the world do not have access to sanitary pads or other hygiene products during their menstrual period. This has serious consequences: They have to resort to unhygienic means during their period, which are associated with considerable health risks. Girls are often unable to attend school during their periods. In Nigeria, our...
Rebecca Mfutila from the Democratic Republic of Congo is awarded the Swiss Sylvia Michel Prize 2022. Rebecca Mfutila heads the Women's Federation of our partner church in the DR Congo. In the interview, she talks about the situation of local women and the fight against child malnutrition in her homeland, the Kwango region.
Historian Ulrich van der Heyden takes a critical look at the history of mission. As part of its webinar series on mission history, Mission 21 invited him to speak on the topic of "Mission and colonial violence". In his lecture, he drew an ambivalent picture of mission.
We would like to thank for the numerous guests at this year's autumn market. Despite bad weather on Friday, many interested people strolled through the stalls indoors. On Saturday, sunshine, the cotton candy stand and the Klöpfer on the fire ensured a good mood. So the Lädele at the autumn market was especially fun.
Mission 21's commitment to development cooperation, presented in the newspaper reformiert.köniz - and a radio report on the commitment of Christian aid organizations against corruption. Mission 21 is able to convey its working attitude in two current media contributions.