“Women’s rights are being used as an alibi during the peace talks,” says Saifora Paktiss from Medica Afghanistan

In April, members of our communications staff had the opportunity to interview four key staff from Medica Afghanistan at our Cologne headquarters. They shared firsthand knowledge and impressions of their work, the ‘alibi policies’ of the Afghan...

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Youth Forum in Rwanda: "We, the youth, we have the power!"

They are young adults with dreams, hopes, and a difficult story. 22 years after the genocide in 1994, today there are between 2000 and 5000 young people in Rwanda who were conceived during rape. Almost all of them find it difficult to lead a...

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Iraq: Women’s centre in Halabja gives strength to displaced women – supported by medica mondiale

Fleeing from the war in Syria and attacks by the terrorist militia “Islamic State”, since 2014 more than 1.2 million refugees from Syria and internally displaced people from Iraq have found refuge in the autonomous region of Kurdistan. Many of...

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Germany: medica mondiale demands more protection for women and girls during armed conflicts

In the midst of war, fleeing conflict zones, or seeking refuge in Germany – women and girls are being subjected to massive sexualised and gender-based violence throughout the world. VENRO, the umbrella organisation of development and...

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