October 10 2019

Bosnia: Pioneers of reconciliation

“Only over my dead body!” or “Why bother - they’re all the same as each other.” Dismissive reactions such as these are still common in Bosnia where any suggestion of contact with people in other ethnic groups is hardly...

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October 10 2019

Ivory Coast, Western Africa: A hut for peace

The region along the River Mano in western Africa was the scene of civil wars and armed rebellions for decades. In all of these conflicts, there was a very high incidence of sexualised violence and the effects of this...

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October 10 2019

DR Congo: Women’s rights as the motor of change

The Democratic Republic of the Congo is one of the most dangerous countries in the world for women. In 2018 it had the highest incidence of cases of sexualised violence worldwide. Armed conflict, expulsions and the new...

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September 11 2019

Liberia: Feminist campaign #Weareunprotected!

Although women and girls in Liberia face daily violence, government and those responsible often remain inactive. So also in the case of sexualised assaults on female students of a school run by the US American charitable...

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August 21 2019

Evaluation in DR Congo: Partner organisation PAIF to improve women’s aid provision

An active commitment to providing integrated support has helped the Congolese women's rights organisation PAIF enhance the well-being of women and girls in eastern DR Congo who survived violence. In order to ensure...

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August 14 2019

New projects in Western Africa: Tackling sexualised violence across borders

Illiteracy, female genital mutilation or cutting, and rape are all part of daily life for women and girls in Ivory Coast and Sierra Leone. medica mondiale started its activities in Western Africa in 2006 and is...

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