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Medica Kosova presented many challenges for survivors of war rape in the closing meeting of the National Council

President of Kosova Mrs.Atifete Jahjaga closed the two year mandate of the National Council for the Survivors of Sexual Violence with the final request for bringing the perpetrators to justice. In this regard she claimed for assistance from the international community to procecute the criminals. 

Medica Kosova thanked Madam President for her contribution given during her mandate to break institutional silence and the social taboo about sexual violence in war. Executive Director Mrs.Veprore Shehu presented also a number of challenges awaiting women's organizations and the survivors in supporting their access to legislation and justice during the post-Council period.


“Medica Kosova” is established in Aug 1999 and registered as a local NGO since Oct 2003 for improving mental and physical situation of women affected by war and post-war violence. The support consists of psychosocial counseling, legal assistance, provision of agricultural and bee-keeping activities for increasing family incomes, medical care in the center ambulance and the mobile unit traveling to the villages of Dukagjini Region. To this end, the organization implemented over 30 projects providing social and rehabilitation services, reproductive health care, women’s access to properties and other legal rights, and since 2011 access to justice and documentation of war rape.

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