Women and Peace and Security

Press Release: Cologne, 16 June 2016. “Rape and other forms of gender based violence are still gruesome everyday reality for many women and girls in crisis areas,” says Monika Hauser, founder of the women’s rights organisation medica mondiale,...

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Evaluationreport: The work of Medica Afghanistan has an impact

Stress- and trauma-sensitive counselling in a fragile and insecure social context:

“All in all, the evaluation demonstrated that the project activities had a pronounced impact ... .” That is the very positive result of an evaluation of three...

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“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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