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The President honors contribution for supporting the survivors of sexual violence

President in leaving, Atifete Jahjaga provided awards today to a number of organizations and individuals for marking their contribution in promoting the status of survivors of sexual violence in the recent war.

President of the Republic of Kosovo Mrs.Jahjaga awarded Kosova Women's Network, Center for Rehabilitation of Torture Victims, Center for Rehabilitation of Mother and Child, Medica Kosova, Medika Gjakova, Center for Promotion of Women's Rights, the film crew "Three windows and a hanging", the artist Eliza Hoxha for promoting the situation of the survivors.

By expressing her sincere gratitude for their engagement, President Jahjaga emphasized the need for further social and institutional commitment in increasing awareness about sexual violence as a war crime used in Kosovo and above all about the need of securing all the rights of survivors covered in the laws of the country./GAZETA EXPRESS

“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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