27 June 2014

Global Summit participants demand: “We all have to oppose sexualised wartime violence!”

From June 10-13, 2014, London saw representatives of governments and civil society come together to develop strategies to end sexualised wartime violence. The hosts of the Global Summit were the British Foreign Secretary William Hague and the UN Special Envoy for the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Angelina Jolie. Including...

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03 July 2014

Interview with Mirlinda Sada, Executive Director Medica Gjakova: "Governments must ensure that human rights are protected and equal opportunities for all are pursued."

In February, the experienced financial manager and women’s rights campaigner Mirlinda Sada took over as the new Director of Medica Gjakova. During her visit to the main office of medica mondiale in Cologne, Ms Sada spoke about current challenges, the recently amended law on war victims and their compensation, and where she...

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23 June 2014

To bring about real changes: Global Summit to End Sexual Violence

“‘I am proud to be a survivor’ – this statement was the one which impressed me the most at the summit against sexual violence,” declared Jeannette Böhme, Advocacy and Human Rights Officer at medica mondiale. In London from June 10-13, 2014, governmental representatives from more than 120 countries came together and were joined...

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31 March 2014

New Website: Modern and Diverse

Our website is the first point of contact many people turn to, perhaps to find out about our work for traumatised women and girls in war and crisis areas or to make an online donation. In 2013 there were around 300 visitors daily. As of today, the medica mondiale online presence has been made even more user-friendly, modern and...

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04 April 2014

Humaira Rasuli about current challenges for Medica Afghanistan

medica mondiale has been working in Afghanistan since 2002 and Medica Afghanistan became an independent women’s organisation in December 2010. Today this young organisation faces great challenges. At the invitation of GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit), the Director of Medica Afghanistan, Humaira...

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