November 19 2019

"I am Anemone": Foreword by Monika Hauser to Medica Gjakova's book release

The book "I am Anemone" was published by Medica Gjakova on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of medica mondiale in Kosovo. It includes the stories of 24 women and one man who survived sexualised violence during the...

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November 13 2019

Evaluation Liberia: implement prevention of violence in a sustainable way

The evaluation of the project “Sinoe II” in southeast Liberia shows: Medica Liberia helped to better protect women and girls from sexualized violence. One of the main reasons: solidarity groups in the villages know more...

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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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