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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Mädchenschule in Afghanistan

Monika Hauser: "We stand together resolutely and powerful for the rights of women and girls."

The events in Afghanistan have made us angry, cost us a great deal of energy, and often almost led us to despair. However, we also experienced an overwhelming wave of solidarity, encouraging letters and e-mails, and donations. It is your support...

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Demonstration zur Krise in Afghanistan. Teilnehmende halten Plakate hoch mit der Forderung: Act now, save lives.

Afghanistan: 20 years after the war started – Taliban threatening women again

Press Statement, Cologne, 07.10.2021. Violence, fear and ostracism (return) in the everyday life of women and girls in Afghanistan. Two months after the withdrawal of the international troops, medica mondiale is calling for the German government...

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Eine Frau, die nur von Hinten zu sehen ist, im Gespräch mit zwei Mitarbeiterinnen der Organisation EMMA.

Northern Iraq: Support for women affected by violence as they seek refuge

As in many countries, violence against women in Iraq has increased during the Covid-19 pandemic. The situation is particularly dramatic for thousands of women living in camps in northern Iraq after being displaced by the “IS” terror militia. The...

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"Sometimes, you need unrealistic goals": Interview with Olga Karatch, activist from Belarus

The Belarusian organisation "Nash Dom" (Our House) started out as a small local initiative. Today, it is active in more than 15 cities across the country. In 2020, "Nash Dom" started cooperating with medica mondiale. We spoke to the founder,...

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