Violence against women has become widespread and prevalent
Medica Liberia with support from the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) hosted a one- day project inception workshop: "capacity building and coordination of National Institutions and civil society organizations". www.lr.undp.org, posted on September 3, 2019.
New Hope Offered to Kosovo's Wartime Rape Victims
A new project aims to supply more targeted medical and psychological support to wartime rape survivors in Kosovo - many of whom, over two decades on, have yet to find help or healing. balkaninsight.com on August 9, 2019, by Serbeze Haxhiaj.
Deutsche Welle: TV-Interview with Sybille Fezer on the adoption of UN-Resolution 2467
Sybille Fezer, Executive Member of the Board Programs at medica mondiale, speaks in an interview with Deutsche Welle on April 24, 2019 about UN Resolution 2467, which was adopted on April 22, 2019.
Why Afghanistan Is Still the Worst Place in the World to Be a Woman
"It hurts me to say this, but the situation is only getting worse," said Jameela Naseri, a 31-year-old lawyer at Medica Afghanistan. time.com on December 8, 2018. By Lauren Boh.
New evidence as hundreds of survivors come forward
Following a trail of fresh evidence from wartime sexual violence survivors in Kosovo, researchers connect the dots and reveal the true pattern of sexual violence as a weapon of war and ethnic cleansing across the country. prishtinainsight.com on November 22, 2018, by Anna Di Lellio, Mirlinda Sada and Garentina Kraja.
Awareness, Access, Advice, Advocacy, Assertion
Medica Afghanistan has built up extensive expertise regarding approaches, laws and general conditions which reinforce or prevent violence against women in Afghanistan. reliefweb.int on September 6, 2018.
After two decades, the hidden victims of the Kosovo war are finally recognised
Women who survived sexual violence in the Kosovo conflict have belatedly become eligible for a war pension. By July, more than 600 survivors had applied. theguardian.com on August 3, 2018, by Karen McVeigh.
Medica Liberia Conducts Gender Responsiveness Workshop for Security Sector
In an effort to advance women's human rights and engender Liberia's ongoing security sector reform process, medica Liberia (mL) in partnership with the government of Liberia with support from United Nations Development Programmed (UNDP) ended a one-day project kickoff workshop with different security establishment operating in the country. frontpageafricaonline.com on July 30, 2018.
Training for Public Service Actors on SGBV/SEA Case Management
Medica Liberia in partnership with UNMIL has ended a series of trainings in Grand Gedeh and Montserrado Counties. Global News Network Liberia on February 20, 2018.
Collaboration in Fight Against Sexual Violence
Medica Liberia wants the media and religious community to join the fight in ending Gender Based Violence (GBV) in the educational sector of the country. frontpageafricaonline.com on December 7, 2017.
20 Years After Bosnian War, Rape Survivors Still Live With Trauma
As war crimes trials continue across Bosnia-Herzegovina, survivors of sexual violence need long-term support, says Irma Siljak, programs assistant at Medica Zenica. newsdeeply.com on November 24, 2017, by Lizzie Porter.
"Now I am a Strong Woman"
Decades of war have profoundly affected the mental health of Afghan women and their families. Several studies have found high levels of depression and other psycho-social problems among Afghans, particularly women, as a result of the violence. An article about the work of Medica Afghanistan, published on www.acbar.org on October 23, 2017.
Medica Liberia Celebrates Menstrual Hygiene Day
There are thousands of girls around the world that do not go to school for five days. Some girls even drop out of school for the embarrassments that are caused by their menstruation. http://gnnliberia.com on May 31, 2017, by Cholo Brooks.