04 April 2014

Rwanda: Poverty, Social Exclusion, AIDS

Press release: Cologne, April 4, 2014. On April 7, the 20th anniversary of the genocide in Rwanda, medica mondiale is calling for more support from the Rwandan government for women who were raped and for their children.

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31 March 2014

New Website: Modern and Diverse

Our website is the first point of contact many people turn to, perhaps to find out about our work for traumatised women and girls in war and crisis areas or to make an online donation. In 2013 there were around 300 visitors daily. As of today, the medica mondiale online presence has been made even more user-friendly, modern and...

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04 April 2014

Humaira Rasuli about current challenges for Medica Afghanistan

medica mondiale has been working in Afghanistan since 2002 and Medica Afghanistan became an independent women’s organisation in December 2010. Today this young organisation faces great challenges. At the invitation of GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit), the Director of Medica Afghanistan, Humaira...

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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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