“We have been harmed but we are brave and strong.” – medica mondiale presents the results of a study on long-term consequences of sexualised violence

Press Release: Cologne, May 19, 2015. Survivors of sexualised violence have an urgent need for ongoing support, advice and therapy. This is demonstrated by the results of a study from the women’s rights organisation medica mondiale. Together...

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Liberia Blog on the Ebola crisis: Caroline Bowah Brown provides up-to-date reports

In our blog, the Director of the women’s rights and relief organisation medica mondiale Liberia, Caroline Bowah Brown, regularly reports on the current situation in her country: How is the Ebola crisis affecting everyday work? How are the...

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Survivor from Uganda: “Now I know again why I get up in the morning. I am no longer alone!”

Many Ugandan women and girls survived wartime rape, sexual slavery or other violence without completely breaking down because of it. However, when their communities threw them out or their families committed domestic violence against them...

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Kosovo: Medica Gjakova calls for a trauma-sensitive application procedure for statutory compensation

In 2014 the Kosovo government passed a law ammendment officially recognising women and girls who were raped during the war as civilian war victims. This should entitle them to a corresponding pension and further assistance. After Bosnia and...

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