05Aug 20

Neither a woman consent and nor a court order can pave the scientific and legal and validity basis to Gynecological Examinations

Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission, Afghan Women’s Network, Medica Afghanistan and Women for Justice Organization are among advocacy bodies who have been working towards protection of individual’s human rights specially women and girls to provide legal and religious access ground for this vulnerable group and avoid violation of their rights. The afore-mentioned organizations have been jointly working towards protecting human dignity, avoid degrading and contemptuous acts and to generally prevent violence against women, and immediately call on the Government of Afghanistan to prevent gynecological examinations. Based on valid international findings, virginity or gynecological examinations have been proven as non-scientific, and there are internationally conventions which have defined such examinations as an act against human dignity, torture and violence against women and called on the member…

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21Jul 20

Peace in Family is Peace in Society

In today’s Afghanistan, despite the rhetoric of progress in women´s access to their fundamental rights, women continue to face daily threats and trauma; these include the repercussions of conflict related violence and death, endemic gender based violence, and more recently the effects of COVID 19 falls disproportionately on their shoulders. Now, more than any time in recent Afghan history, the Afghan government must commit to real action in order to realize the essential goal of transforming the lives of Afghan women to guarantee their equal but meaningful participation in political peace building. The government’s commitment in this area was first articulated in July, 2015, with the adoption of the National Action Plan on UNSCR 1325 and reaffirmed in June 2019 with the adoption of the…

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Our Current Programs

Advocacy

Medica Afghanistan’s Advocacy work complements the direct services by raising public awareness about violence against women and waging creative campaigns to stop it. Our Advocacy staff members—trained in communication, public policy, human rights and gender issues—create publicity, lobby political leaders and the Afghan government, and provide trainings to officials and opinion-makers to change public attitudes . . .
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Legal Aid

Medica Afghanistan’s legal aid program serves women and girls who have come into conflict with the criminal law or seek a solution to a civil issue. Medica Afghanistan provides legal advice, legal representation and defense, and family mediation. In addition, in cases of women released from prison into their families and communities, Medica Afghanistan’s lawyers and social workers follow up with mediation to resolve family conflicts  . . .
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Psychosocial Counseling

Medica Afghanistan provides psychosocial group and individual counseling to women and girls at key location throughout Kabul, including districts 5,7,8, and 13, the Women’s Garden, the Juvenile Center, the women’s prison and women’s shelters. Medica Afghanistanalso maintains consultation centers in three government hospitals: Rabia Balkhi and Stomatology in Kabul, and the regional hospital in Herat. In the hospitals Medica . . .
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