Dörthe Jung

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Dörthe Jung

Dörthe Jung (born April 2, 1949 ) in Frankfurt am Main is a German author and management consultant who has campaigned for the implementation of gender equality in society, politics and the economy with numerous projects and publications .

Politics and Women's Politics

Women's Center Frankfurt-Bockenheim 1975

Jung studied sociology at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main and has been involved in the new women's movement since 1968 . She co-founded various projects of the women's movement: 1977 the Frankfurter Frauenzentrum Bockenheim , 1979 the association “Social Science Research and Education”, 1982 the “Frankfurter Frauenschule” and 1984 the “Frauenbetriebe. Qualification for the professional independence of women eV "In 1983, Jung participated in the implementation of the Hessian Action Program for Women , which led to the first Equal Opportunities Act in Hesse, the" Law on Equal Rights for Women and Men and the Elimination of Discrimination against Women in Public Administration (HGIG) ".

From 1989 to 1990, Jung helped shape municipal women's and gender policy as a personal advisor to the first Frankfurt women's headmistress, Margarethe Nimsch, and in the following years supported the first women ministers, Prof. Dr. Heide Pfarr , Hessen and Waltraud Schoppe , Lower Saxony, as well as the equal opportunities commissioner for the practical implementation of the Equal Opportunities Act in the Federal Republic.

Since 1990 Dörthe Jung has been advising organizations, administrations and commercial enterprises in Germany and across Europe on how to implement gender equality and diversity . She published numerous design aids on gender mainstreaming and is among other things. a. works as a consultant for transnational EU projects on gender and diversity. In 2011, the city of Frankfurt awarded her the Tony Sender Prize for her commitment to women and gender equality , combined with an entry in the city's Golden Book.


  • The experiment women's movement - structures of the political practice of women n. In: Renate Rieger (Ed.), The Shrewd Paralysis? Women's projects between autonomy and adaptation , Campus Verlag Frankfurt, New York 1993
  • The discreet entry into power . In: Women's City History. Hessian State Center for Political Education and WEIBH (Ed.), Ulrike Helmer Verlag, Königstein 1995
  • Sustainable welfare state. Women as pioneers of new social redistribution and social solidarity , In: Helga Braun, Dörthe Jung (Hrsg.): Globale Gerechtigkeit , specifically Verlag, Hamburg 1997
  • Policy advice on women's issues. Feminist Think Tanks in the United States , In: femina politica . Journal for Feminist Political Science, Issue 2/1997
  • Organizational change and gender equality , In: Margret Krannich (Hrsg.): Gender democracy in organizations , Frankfurt a. M. 1997
  • Gender mainstreaming as a sustainable change strategy . Heinrich Böll Foundation (ed.): Dare gender democracy . Ulrike Helmer Verlag, Königstein 2003
  • New management culture, customer orientation, flexibility: the private economy needs gender mainstreaming , In: Michael Meuser / Claudia Neusüß; (Ed.): Gender Mainstreaming. Concept-fields of action-instruments , Federal Agency for Civic Education, Bonn 2004

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. Barbara Rendtorff, Iris Nikulka, Barbara Köster, Dörthe Jung: About female desire and sexual difference and the lack in the prevailing discourse. Autonomous women's education using the example of the Frankfurt Women's School , Association of Social Science Research and Education for Women, Frankfurt am Main, 1990
  2. Publications of the "women companies" women companies. Qualification for the professional independence of women eV  ; Link to the homepage of today's women's businesses ( jumpp )
  3. Literature on the Hessian Action Program for Women "Hessian Action Program for Women"
  4. Publications on the Hessian Equal Rights Act HGLG of December 21, 1993, amended on July 6, 1999 "Law on Equal Rights for Women and Men and the Reduction of Discrimination against Women in Public Administration (HGIG)"