01 October 2014

Commentary in taz on Ebola crisis in Liberia by medica mondiale: A virus named Fear

Sybille Fezer, Senior Manager of the Liberia Programme at medica mondiale, commented the current situation in the German newspaper taz on September 30, 2014: The epidemic in Liberia is so hard to defeat because it causes a retraumatisation in the society of the past civil war years; and also because there is too little help...

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27 June 2014

Global Summit participants demand: “We all have to oppose sexualised wartime violence!”

From June 10-13, 2014, London saw representatives of governments and civil society come together to develop strategies to end sexualised wartime violence. The hosts of the Global Summit were the British Foreign Secretary William Hague and the UN Special Envoy for the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Angelina Jolie. Including...

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03 July 2014

Interview with Mirlinda Sada, Executive Director Medica Gjakova: "Governments must ensure that human rights are protected and equal opportunities for all are pursued."

In February, the experienced financial manager and women’s rights campaigner Mirlinda Sada took over as the new Director of Medica Gjakova. During her visit to the main office of medica mondiale in Cologne, Ms Sada spoke about current challenges, the recently amended law on war victims and their compensation, and where she...

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