October 29 2021

First Afghan women’s rights activists reach safety in Germany

Press Release: Cologne, October 29, 2021. medica mondiale is relieved that a number of Afghan women’s rights activists have finally arrived in Germany. Some 90 staff members of our Afghan partner organisations have been...

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October 07 2021

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...

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August 30 2021

Afghanistan: German government abandons courageous Afghan women – a timeline

Press Statement, Cologne, 30.08.2021.The women’s rights organisation medica mondiale is working to ensure that staff from its Afghan partner organisation and their family members can be brought to safety and flown out of...

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August 25 2021

Afghanistan: On the evacuation of women’s rights activists from Kabul

Press Statement: Cologne, 25.08.2021. “We are stunned and appalled! The evacuation of vulnerable people out of Afghanistan is proceeding chaotically and much too slowly. We are running out of time before the remaining...

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March 02 2021

German Elections 2021: Feminist Responses to Sexualised Violence

Press Release: Cologne, March 2, 2021. On International Women's Day on March 8, medica mondiale is calling on German politicians to use the forthcoming parliamentary election to put women's rights on the agenda and...

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November 24 2020

Covid-19 and violence against women: preventive measures should go hand in hand

Press Release: Cologne, November 23, 2020. On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on November 25., medica mondiale is calling for more support for local women’s organisations – both during...

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