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Willkommen

to the Association of Binational Families and Partnerships!

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Our concern is the intercultural coexistence in Germany and to develop an awareness of equal rights. We support binational and multicultural couples and families. Our responsibilities are in the following areas:

Consultiation and Counselling

in legal and psychosocial areas

Promotion

of multilingualism and of diversity-sensitive, prejudice-conscious and racism-critical education

Engagement

against racism and discrimination

Communication and interaction

between migrant and global couples and families

Binational

More and more people are living in binational families and relationships where cultures and languages are mixed. It is not something special for these families, it is their everyday life.

In Germany, binational are those:

  • Men and women whose partner comes from another country and/or culture
  • People living in a same sex relationship and are binational
  • Germans and not Germans living in two or more cultures
  • Children and young people who have two nationalities

… and many more who feel at home in one or more countries and have a multicultural family, relatives and friends.

Who we are

In 1974 our Munich office started as a ‘self-help group’ and in 1986 we became recognized as a binational couple and family advice centre offering professional support.

Our Association of Binational Families and Partnerships, iaf e.V. works all over Germany supporting binational and ever increasing numbers of multicultural families. Our main office is located in Frankfurt am Main and was founded in 1972. We have offices in 23 towns in Germany.

Our advisory and counselling service

(at the moment available only in German language)

Contact information

(at the moment available only in German language)

Member of:

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Funded by:

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