Topic: Chad

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Dec 14, 2018

HIAS Active in 16 Days Campaign to End Gender-Based Violence

Dec 14, 2018

HIAS Active in 16 Days Campaign to End Gender-Based Violence HIAS joins in the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, the international campaign to stop violence against women and girls.

Jun 4, 2018

Refugees in Chad are Making the Desert Bloom

Jun 4, 2018

Refugees in Chad are Making the Desert Bloom “I am able to cover my family’s basic needs and share my produce with my close ones, just like the old times in Sudan.”

Aug 17, 2017

Permagardening in Chad Boosts Livelihoods For Refugees

Aug 17, 2017

Permagardening in Chad Boosts Livelihoods For Refugees With funds from Jewish World Watch, HIAS Chad has begun implementing a highly innovative and cost-effective initiative to help refugees grow food year-around.

May 18, 2017

New Food Distribution Program Increases Autonomy for Sudanese Refugees in Chad

May 18, 2017

New Food Distribution Program Increases Autonomy for Sudanese Refugees in Chad HIAS Chad is partnering with the World Food Programme and UNHCR to implement a new model for food distribution for Sudanese refugees.

Dec 20, 2016

16 Days of Activism: Standing Up to Violence Against Women

Dec 20, 2016

16 Days of Activism: Standing Up to Violence Against Women Some bold men in Uganda opted to walk in women’s shoes for a day—literally. They joined a march in the streets of Kampala, boldly decked out in high heels, purses and women’s wraps in order to make a very public statement about the need to end violence against women. This was one of many events held around the world during the annual 16 Days of Activism Against Violence Against Women.

Jul 28, 2016

Sudanese Refugees Making a Difference in Chad

Jul 28, 2016

Sudanese Refugees Making a Difference in Chad So much of what I saw in these refugee camps was artificial–buildings that don’t belong in the middle of a desert, and people who don’t belong in the camps. By empowering refugees to become agents of change in their own communities, HIAS is helping to restore their dignity and self-sufficiency.

Jun 23, 2016

Photos: See How Refugees Around the World Celebrate World Refugee Day

Jun 23, 2016

Photos: See How Refugees Around the World Celebrate World Refugee Day On June 20, 2016, World Refugee Day celebrations around the world honored the bravery and perseverance of the millions of men, women and children who are refugees today—and also provided an opportunity for refugees themselves to have a bit of fun.

May 2, 2016

How to Make Sure Sexual Violence Prevention Includes Older Refugees

May 2, 2016

How to Make Sure Sexual Violence Prevention Includes Older Refugees “We were glad to be trained together with the NGO members,” said one man, a refugee community leader from the Goz Amir camp. “We learned from them and they learned from us. Now we are aware of our rights." He was one of the more than 50 participants in a HIAS workshop on protecting older refugees from sexual and gender-based violence.

Apr 11, 2016

Slow Motion Crisis: Yaya’s Story

Apr 11, 2016

Slow Motion Crisis: Yaya’s Story Hawaye Djouma Yaya was born in Kadamoule, Sudan in 1940. But for the last decade she has called Bredjing refugee camp her home. "We have no one to provide for us and we are at the mercy of God," she tells HIAS.

Mar 30, 2016

Parades, Performances and Produce: Chad Celebrates Women’s Day

Mar 30, 2016

Parades, Performances and Produce: Chad Celebrates Women’s Day As we close out Women’s History Month, here’s a look at how International Women’s Day was celebrated in Chad this year.