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OHCHR in Kosovo publishes the study about consequences of sexual violence during the war

HEALING THE SPIRIT: REPARATIONS FOR THE SURVIVORS OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE RELATED TO ARMED CONFLICT IN KOSOVO

Study prepared for the Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights
Victoria S. Rames, Independent Gender Consultant

Office of the High Commissioner of Human Rights in Kosovo (OHCHR) published the results of the study on the consequences of sexual violence during the war for the survivors and rehabilitation measures to be addressed. The publication appreciates Medica Kosova contribution for supporting the study through organizing focus groups with survivors and enabled for the first time the realization of the study from the perspective of survivors.
 

To download the study, click the link below: 

http://www.ohchr.org/Documents/Issues/Women/WRGS/PeaceAndSecurity/StudyHealingTheSpirit.pdf


“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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