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Welcome to AMICA e.V.

25 years for women and girls in crisis regions

The international aid organization AMICA e.V. was founded in Freiburg on the 1st of March, 1993. Our work began during the war in Bosnia-Herzegovina when it became clear that violence against women and girls was being used as a strategic weapon of war against the civilian population.

 

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For several years AMICA e.V. organized transports, delivering humanitarian relief to the region. In Tuzla we opened the first support center for women and children in crisis regions in 1994. Today, our organization works in countries such as Libya, Lebanon and Ukraine.

Empowering women to lead self-determined lives is central to our work. Sustainable support for women in crisis regions is recognized as a crucial part of building a lasting peace - For a society to heal, women's voices need to be heard in peace and reconciliation processes.

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Welcome to AMICA e.V.

The humanitarian aid organization AMICA e.V. supports women and girls in crisis regions and post-conflict areas. Our core responsibilities include psychosocial work with traumatized patients, the provision of medical assistance, legal advice, and aid in achieving livelihood security, and working towards equal opportunity, peace, and reconciliation for women.

AMICA e.V. was awarded the German UNIFEM Prize 2010 for  its long-standing and committed support for women in conflict regions, in particular in Bosnia-Herzegovina and Kosovo.

In focus

Violence against Women: Letters from Survivors to their Daughters

Read the moving letters of eight women who survived domestic violence to their daughters.

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Donate and Help

With 50 € we can provide a legal advisor, with 80 € job training and with 150 € psychological support for women in conflict areas:

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