Andrea Jeska

Germany

Biography

Working freelance for major German and Swiss newspapers and magazins like GEO, Chrismon, Die Zeit, NZZ, Tagesanzeiger. Specialized on Sub-Saharan-countries, writing mainly reportage. Various journalistic awards, published books on terror in the North Caucasus, war in Chechnya, women in the Bundeswehr, political situation in Zimbabwe and others. Love to write poetry in my freetime.

Funded project

Fistula, A Life In Shame

​Millions of women in Africa are suffering from vesicovaginal or rectovaginal fistula mostly because they have no access to appropriate health care or are victims of rape as a weapon of war. Fistula is a disease that confines women to