medica mondiale acts as advocate of women’s rights – all over the world. This is why, besides its manifold project work, it raises public awareness concerning the worldwide scandal of sexualised violence during war and its consequences. For it we initiate and participate in activities and campaigns which raise awareness about the causes and background of sexualised violence against women and about women’s rights.
One Billion Rising 2014: A billion people worldwide dance to oppose violence against women
Under the title “One Billion Rising for Justice”, people around the world are being called on to dance for an end to violence against women on February 14, 2014. This global movement was initiated in 2013 by the American women’s activist Eve Ensler with her appeal to "Strike! Dance! Rise!" on Valentine’s Day. medica mondiale is supporting this campaign opposing violence against women.
Stop Rape in Conflict – International Campaign 2012/2013
medica mondiale actively participates in the international Campaign "Stop Rape & Gender Violence in Conflict". Founded in Mai 2012 by the Nobel Women‘s Initiative, the campaign unifies women Nobel Peace Prize Laureates with feminist engaged organizations and groups within a strong alliance. The goal is to increase jointly the pressure on German and international politics, in order to finally tackle sexualized violence in war in a serious way.