All-in-one ‘Anchor’ Centres increase likelihood of violence against female refugees

Press Release: Cologne/Berlin, 17 May 2018. “Based on the ‘transit centres’ used in Bavaria, this type of mass accommodation sets the priority clearly on the side of isolation and deportation rather than protection and integration of refugees,”...

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Women changing the world: Milestones of our political work

For 25 years, medica mondiale has been providing support around the world to survivors of sexualised violence. And right from the start, we have also been intervening politically. Only if the causes of sexualised violence are overcome and fair...

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Women's rights heroine Ela Bhatt: „In the past, the women remained silent when we asked them for their name. Now they are proud to be a woman."

With the founding of the SEWA union, the Self-Employed Women's Association, Ela Bhatt finally gave one voice to the poorest of Indian society, until then, women without rights. She received the Right Livelihood Award for her commitment to a...

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“Supporting women’s rights is a way to support society as a whole.”

Press Release: Cologne, 19 April 2018. medica mondiale has been providing support since 1993 to women and girls who experienced sexualised wartime violence. Based in Cologne, Germany, the women’s rights organisation has supported more than...

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