26 October 2012

Monika Hauser Awarded State Prize of North Rhine-Westphalia

The founder of medica mondiale, Monika Hauser, has been awarded this year’s State Prize by the German federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia, honouring her outstanding humanitarian work in war regions and other crisis areas. The announcement was made by Minister President Hannelore Kraft on Thursday, October 25.

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14 October 2012

Evaluation: International Peacebuilding project (2009-2011) shows effects on political participation

In March 2006 medica mondiale started a 3 year project to encourage and support the political participation of women and girls in the peace process in Liberia, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Afghanistan. Three years later, at the end of 2011, the independent expert Michaela Raab conducted a final evaluation of the project...

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14 October 2012

Evaluation: support of medica mondiale Liberia (2010-2011) is extensive and sustainable

medica mondiale has been actively involved in south east Liberia in a comprehensive program against sexualised violence and for rights of women and girls since 2006. The independent expert Tania Bernath evaluated the project at the end of 2011 for medica mondiale. Her analysis confirmed that the starting point and approach of...

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26 June 2012

DR Congo: PAIF - Support for survivors of sexualized violence

Project cooperation in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo):medica mondiale has been collaborating with the Congolese women’s rights organization PAIF (Promotion et Appui aux Initiatives Féminines) since 2004. The organization provides support services specifically to women and girl survivors of rape in the Kivu provinces. PAIF provides emotional support and counselling as well as economic aid to the victims, and escorts them to hospitals, to the police, and to court. PAIF also educates families, communities, and institutions about violence against women, documents cases of sexualized violence, and advocates for the prosecution of the perpetrators.

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03 May 2012

Peacebuilding-Project: Advocacy activities against sexualized and gender based violence

Each country will see a range of advocacy activities focussing on the project topics concerning women, peace and security. They will be adapted to the country-specific background and to the topics which are most urgent in each country.

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03 May 2012

Peacebuilding-Project: Training in conflict resolution skills

Two different trainings are offered to the participating activists: Peace Trainings and Advocacy Trainings. The Peace Building Trainings take place once per year in each country and are carried out by an international trainer. They teach the basic theory behind the definitions of peace and conflict, and conflict resolution skills.

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