04 April 2014

The story of the palm tree

Long, long ago there was a young palm tree who lived in the desert. She loved life, and looked forward to experiencing everything that came her way. She felt joy in each sunrise as the first rays of sunlight touched her branches, she was happy when birds came to rest in her shade as the day grew hotter, she danced in the desert...

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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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13 December 2013

Worldwide campaign 'One Billion Rising For Justice': A billion people dance to oppose violence against women

Under the title "One Billion Rising for Justice", people around the world are being called on to dance for an end to violence against women on February 14, 2014. This global movement was initiated in 2013 by the American women’s activist Eve Ensler with her appeal to "Strike! Dance! Rise!" on Valentine’s Day. medica mondiale is...

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06 December 2013

Short-listed for FAWCO's Target Project: medica mondiale’s Project Dignity in Liberia

The process of medica mondiale’s partner organisation in Liberia to become an independent Liberian Non-governmental Organisation (NGO) is a challenging task. A significant milestone towards independence is finding funding for the successful implementation of Project Dignity – Empowering Liberia's Women. Yet, the medica mondiale...

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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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