06 March 2014

Strengthening Afghan Civil Society, Asserting Women’s Rights

Press release: Cologne, 6 March 2014. To mark International Women’s Day on March 8 2014, medica mondiale is calling for more political backing for the work of human rights defenders.

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13 February 2014

One Billion People Rising Up

Press release: Cologne, 13 February 2014. Worldwide day of action "One Billion Rising" on February 14, 2014. In Cologne, medica mondiale supports campaign for an end to violence against women and girls.

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28 October 2013

Bosnian women still without justice

Cologne, October 28, 2013. "The suffering of the women in Bosnia and Herzegovina is not over yet: their trauma is still affecting society." This is how Monika Hauser, founder of medica mondiale, summed up the conclusions of the two-day conference "Working Towards Dignity – 20 years of fighting sexualised violence". Survivors of...

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16 October 2013

Press Release: Conference on the 20th anniversary “Working Towards Dignity“

Cologne, 15 October 2013. “A large proportion of Bosnian women who were traumatised during the war have still not received any support from the government,“ explains Sabiha Husić, director of the Medica Zenica therapy centre. “In contrast, we have been providing committed support to the survivors for many years.“ On 23 and 24...

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27 September 2013

Press Release: Men as allies in the fight against sexualised violence

medica mondiale congratulates Denis Mukwege on receiving the Right Livelihood Award 2013: Cologne, 27 September 2013. “An important signal is being sent with the jury’s decision to award the Right Livelihood Award 2013 to Denis Mukwege, a man who has spent many years actively working to achieve integrated care provision for...

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14 May 2013

Council of Europe honours Monika Hauser with North-South Prize

Cologne, 14 May 2013. Monika Hauser, founder and Executive Member of the Board of medica mondiale, will be awarded the North-South Prize from the Council of Europe for 2012. The jury decided to award the prize to Monika Hauser in recognition of her contribution to providing assistance to women in crisis-torn countries, and in...

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