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Pauline Ahlhaus

Short introduction

Pauline holds a master’s degree in Gender Studies and draws her professional experience from her previous position at the GIZ Sectoral Department. She has worked as a Junior Planning Officer for the GIZ Gender Commissioner and the Competence Center Rule of Law, Security, Human Rights and Gender and as a freelance consultant for the GIZ equal opportunities officers.

Thematic key areas

Women, peace and security

  • Participation of women in peace processes
  • Displacement & Migration
  • Peace-Building
  • Crisis Prevention, Conflict Transformation and Stabilization
  • Protection From Sexual Violence in Conflict and Post-Conflict Contexts

Violence against women and girls

  • Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)


  • Empowering Women's Rights
  • Civil Society Cooperation


  • Maskulinität

Multiple Discriminations

  • Age
  • Women and Girls with Disabilities
  • Racism/Ethnicity

Economic Empowerment of women

  • Labor Market Access


Analysis and planning

  • Gender Analysis
  • Qualitative Research Methods

Communication and Knowledge Management

  • Campaign Work and Social Media Marketing
  • Networks
  • Public Relations
  • Social Media Management incl. Monitoring
  • Knowledge Management Systems

Facilitation, Training and Capacity Development

  • Change Management
  • Digital Realization

Project management

  • Organizing of Networks and Knowledge Transfer


  • Arabic A2 Basic knowledge
  • German Native language
  • English C2 Nearly native language skills
  • French B2 Independent language application
  • Spanish C2 Nearly native language skills