The Network and Coordination Office

The network and coordination office was established 1999 in Potsdam. It is largely financed by grants from the Federal Ministry of family, senior citizens, women and youth (BMFSFJ) and Donations. Since December 2006 the association's headquarters as well as the coordination office have been working in Berlin.

The main duties of the office are:

  • Connecting different specialised counselling organisations
  • Researching and bundling information
  • Representing KOK e.V. in national and international committees, in politics and in public
  • Transfer of knowledge, projects and campaigns
  • Lectures and training
  • Public relations
  • Establish contact to speakers dealing with topics such as trafficking of women, forced marriage, violence against female migrants etc.
  • Fundraising

Sophia Wirsching

Executive Director
M.A. Political Scientist

Sarah Schwarze

Policy Officer
Deputy Executive Director

M.A. Social- and Culture Anthropologist

Sophia Härtel

Project Officer


Severine Klie

Assistant to the Executive Director
Diploma Social Pedagogy

Larissa Hilt

Project Officer "Flight and Human Trafficking"
M.A. International Social Work with Refugees and Migrants


Charlotte Kunath

Public relations
Diploma Sociology

Genia Ritzel

Office administrator

Theda Kröger

Consultant for the case law database

Supported by
KOK is a member of


KOK - Bundesweiter Koordinierungskreis gegen Menschenhandel e.V.
Hof 1, Aufgang A
10785 Berlin

Tel.: 030 / 263 911 76

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