Sexual violence: the warrior
Tirelessly, the gynecologist Monika Hauser advocates for the victims of war rape. What is it like to fight for something that nobody cares about? archynety.com on December 31, 2018, by Julia Rothhaas.
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.
Medica Liberia Encourages Women to Register and Vote in 2017
As the voters registration exercise enters its final week, Medica Liberia has launched a week long voter registration awareness campaign to boost women's participation in the electoral process. newsdog.today on February 28, 2017, by Gerald C. Koinyeneh
Empower, support and provide resources
Medica Afghanistan fights discrimination against women and is one of a few non-governmental organisations in Afghanistan for women who have experienced sexualised violence. An interview with Humaira Rasuli and Saifora Paktiss in development and cooperation (d+c), February 11, 2017.