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Provision of Holistic Care in Ukraine

Uncategorized September 28, 2022

Following a mission to Ukraine in April 2022 to assess the needs for a holistic and survivor-centred response, the Mukwege Foundation, the Global Survivors Fund, and Panzi Hospital & Foundation...

The medical campaign

In the second half of 2022, our team in the Central African Republic (CAR), in collaboration with the national survivor movement, Ministry of Health and the UN Fund for Population Assistance –...

SEMA retreat is featured in Heal Magazine

In the headlines September 9, 2022

Heal Magazine recently attended the Mukwege Foundation’s Survivors retreat and featured it in their first issue. To read the full article and learn more about the inspiring stories from the...

Grace’s Story: Advocating for Survivors’ Rights from Entebbe to Brussels

Foundation news June 30, 2022

SEMA member Grace Acan speaks on an expert panel at the European Council    Since 2015, June 19th is dedicated to honouring victims and survivors of wartime sexual violence. To mark this...

SEMA Retreat 2022: survivors all over the world reunited

Foundation news June 29, 2022

Survivors from all over the world reunited for a week of planning, advocacy, learning and song-making in the Netherlands.  After more than two years of travel restrictions, members of the SEMA...

INTERNATIONAL DAY TO ELIMINATE SEXUAL VIOLENCE IN CONFLICT 2022

Press releases June 27, 2022

Sunday, 19 June 2022   On the occasion of the 8th celebration of the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, we wish to express our solidarity with all victims of...

MESSAGE FROM DR. MUKWEGE TO THE CONGOLESE POPULATION

Press releases June 20, 2022

  June 20, 2022 My dear compatriots, The hour is serious. This Sunday, June 19, we met with several religious leaders of the Church of Christ in Congo to share our concerns about the security...

5th Anniversary of the SEMA Network

Press releases May 31, 2022

PRESS RELEASE The Hague – Wednesday, 1 June 2022   Marking its 5th anniversary, members of the Global Network of Victims and Survivors to End Wartime Sexual Violence (SEMA) speak out at the...

Joint Mission Update: Ukraine

Press releases May 2, 2022

A team from the Mukwege Foundation and the Global Survivors Fund has visited Ukraine on a joint mission to assess priorities, needs and strategies to support survivors of wartime sexual violence. 2...

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