The central office for women equality (Leitstelle zur Gleichstellung der Frau) in Heilbronn is dedicated to creating an environment of equal opportunities for women and men. The women’s representative provides information on counseling services and works together with volunteers, numerous organizations, institutes and groups to ensure, for example:
- equal opportunities in the work place and in the public service,
- suitable conditions for a better work-life balance, and
- equal say of both women and men.
Violence against women
In the event that women are physically or mentally abused, they can seek free and anonymous help from various counseling centers in Heilbronn. In addition to the counseling centers, there are also women’s shelters where they can take refuge for a certain amount of time.