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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Eine bosnische Frauengruppe hat sich um einen Tisch versammelt. Im Hintergrund an der Wand hängen bunte Luftballons und selbstgestaltete Plakate.

Bosnia: Pioneers of reconciliation

“Only over my dead body!” or “Why bother - they’re all the same as each other.” Dismissive reactions such as these are still common in Bosnia where any suggestion of contact with people in other ethnic groups is hardly imaginable. So it is all...

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Die Beraterinnen von WANEP vor der frisch renovierten Friedenshütte in Abobo.

Ivory Coast, Western Africa: A hut for peace

The region along the River Mano in western Africa was the scene of civil wars and armed rebellions for decades. In all of these conflicts, there was a very high incidence of sexualised violence and the effects of this violence can still be felt...

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Drei bunt gekleidete Frauen schauen lachend in die Kamera, die in der mitte stehende Frau hält eine Schüssel in ihren Händen.

Evaluation in DR Congo: Partner organisation PAIF to improve women’s aid provision

An active commitment to providing integrated support has helped the Congolese women's rights organisation PAIF enhance the well-being of women and girls in eastern DR Congo who survived violence. In order to ensure long-term impacts, the final...

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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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