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International Women’s Peace Group (IWPG) from South Korea organizes a peace lecture in Pristina University

IWPG is one of biggest organizations in South Korea who develops peace promotion and peace building activities throughout the world. In this regard they prepared Declaration of Peace and Cessation of war as a peace commitment signed by 700,000 citizens of 173 countries in the world.

Medica Kosova is also one of the signees of this declaration together with the University of Pristina who hosted the peace lecture in their premises during Monday this month.

Medica Kosova director presented importance of supporting victims of war especially survivors of rape towards building inner peace and mechanisms in dealing with the past, as tools for reflecting and promoting peace in the society.

The organization considers that commitment of countries signing this declaration can promote a sustainable peace and prevent conflicts that generate violence and radicalization among youth and other members in post-war societies.

“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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