Positive self-evaluation by means of life skill trainings and mentoring empowers girls and young mothers and helps them to change the way they think about themselves. © Rendel Freude/medica mondiale

medica mondiale’s Grants Program funds women-led organisations in war and conflict zones. medica mondiale provides support to women’s organisations working at the local, regional or national level to protect and promote the rights of women and girls affected by sexualised and gender based violence.

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Foto einer kongolesischen Frauengruppe.

DR Congo: Women’s rights as the motor of change

The Democratic Republic of the Congo is one of the most dangerous countries in the world for women. In 2018 it had the highest incidence of cases of sexualised violence worldwide. Armed conflict, expulsions and the new outbreak of Ebola all...

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Eine große Versammlung der Dorf-Gemeinschaft

New projects in Western Africa: Tackling sexualised violence across borders

Illiteracy, female genital mutilation or cutting, and rape are all part of daily life for women and girls in Ivory Coast and Sierra Leone. medica mondiale started its activities in Western Africa in 2006 and is campaigning against sexualised...

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Drei in weiß gekleidete afghanische Ärztinnen besprechen das Röntgenbild einer Patientin, die im Vordergrund auf ihrem Bett sitzt.

Evaluation Afghanistan: make added value of well-trained health personnel more visible

Final evaluation in Afghanistan shows: Medica Afghanistan should make added value of international trainings for health personnel (THTP) more visible to spread positive influence. Medica Afghanistan wants to create better health services for...

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Caroline Bowah, Direktorin unserer Partnerorganisation medica Liberia, spricht bei der 16-tägigen Protestaktion gegen sexualisierte Gewalt in Liberia vor Tausenden UnterstützerInnen.

Liberia: Feminist campaign #Weareunprotected!

Although women and girls in Liberia face daily violence, government and those responsible often remain inactive. So also in the case of sexualised assaults on female students of a school run by the US American charitable organisation More Than...

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