19 May 2015

“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 with its Bosnian partner organisation Medica Zenica, between June 2013 and February...

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05 March 2015

International Women’s Day: Set an example against sexualised violence

Press Release: Cologne, March 5, 2015. For International Women’s Day on March 8, the women’s rights organisation medica mondiale is calling on the German federal government to finally declare sexualised wartime violence as a priority issue in the country’s foreign and security policies. “Currently, women and girls in the crisis...

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04 February 2015

Ebola: Stabilise primary health care in Liberia

Press release: Cologne, February 4, 2015. “We welcome the appeal from the German Development Minister Gerd Müller to establish effective healthcare systems in countries such as Liberia, ensuring access to medical provision for everyone,” explains Sybille Fezer, Liberia Program Manager at the women’s rights organisation medica...

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20 November 2014

“Do not forget Afghanistan”

Press release: Cologne, November 20, 2014. To mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on November 25, medica mondiale is calling for more support for Afghan women’s organisations. “I can see progress but there is still a lot to do if we want to achieve sustainable improvements in the life of...

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25 September 2014

medica mondiale congratulates Asma Jahangir on receiving the Right Livelihood Award 2014

Press release: Cologne, September 20, 2014. The women’s rights and aid organisation medica mondiale is delighted with the decision of the Right Livelihood Award Foundation this year to recognise the Pakistani lawyer Asma Jahangir and award her the Right Livelihood Award. Granting this prize to Asma Jahangir honours one of...

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17 September 2014

Ebola: Desperate appeal from Liberian NGOs

Press release: Cologne, September 17, 2014. Ebola is not only a medical emergency: it is a crisis that could seriously destabilise the whole affected region in Western Africa. Medical expertise, funding and logistical support are all vitally essential if this crisis is to be brought under control. This is the message from medica...

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