Interview with Humaira Rasuli of Medica Afghanistan: “Our rights are being sacrificed in the name of peace.”

On her way back from an International women's peace conference in The Hague, Humaira Rasuli, Director of Medica Afghanistan, called in to the head office of medica mondiale in Cologne. In her interview, the women’s rights campaigner talks about...

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Syria/North Iraq: Survivors need more than bread, water and electricity

Traumatised families, overcrowded refugee camps, the proliferation of fighting – the situation in the crisis area Syria/Iraq continues to be very worrying. In April 2015, the psychologist Sybille Manneschmidt travelled to northern Iraq on behalf...

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Independent women’s rights organisation medica Liberia

Press Release: Cologne, May 29, 2015. From June 1, 2015, the women’s rights organisation founded in Liberia in 2006 by medica mondiale will be operating independently, under its new name medica Liberia. As with all programmes established by the...

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“I would never have believed that I would be able to live again.” – Study on the long-term consequences of wartime rape in Bosnia-Herzegovina

20 years after the war in Bosnia-Herzegovina, we wanted to find out what life is like now for the women who were raped then and how they managed to process what they had experienced. So medica mondiale and Medica Zenica carried out a joint study...

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