Press Release about the Attack in Hospital Killing Women and their New Born Babies, Kabul. Medica-Afghanistan as a Women Support Organization denounced this inhuman, barbaric and brutal attack. More
Medica Afghanistan application supported by Afghan Women’s Network and Afghanistan Legal Aid & Advocates Network which have more than 100 members, is forwarded to his excellency Mohammad Ashraf Ghani regarding the release of women prisoners from prisons and detention facilities. More Details
Medica Afghanistan is a women support organization which is non partisan, non political and non partial organization. MA is actively working in Afghanistan for past 16 years and currently we are physically present in five provinces (Kabul, Mazar, Herat, Baghlan and Samangan) with the provision of free legal aid and psychosocial counselling for the vulnerable girls and women. We also provide unique mediation services for the families which is one of the most impact activity. We reach out around 3000 girls and women who are direct victims of GBV and SGBV. We have been actively engaged in advocacy activities not on national but also on international level The conclusion of this survey in Kabul shows that respondents are concern because of the general insecurity, but…
Our Current Programs
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .