Initiator of the highly successful June 2019 women writers’ ‘It’s Time’-campaign for gender balance in EU leadership positions. (Open letter printed in ia, Frankfurter Rundschau, Germany, Le Monde, France and Der Standard, Austria)
Speaking at numerous occasions for Human Rights in various places such as Palestine and Jammu&Kashmir, and initiator of the letter ‘Dismay at more Israeli illegal Settlements’ signed by prominent authors and printed in the Guardian 12 June 2014.
One of the founders of the Frankfurt Zwischen Zeilen peace readings; where established writers at the Frankfurt Bookfair read literature by authors in countries hit by conflict.
One of the 7 writers initiating and organizing the 2013 Writers Against Mass Surveillance action (Manifest signed by 560 international authors printed simultaneously on 10 Dec in 30 countries around the world).