Topic: Gender-based Violence

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Dec 7, 2022

HIAS Opens Five New International Offices, Now Assisting Refugees in 22 Countries

Dec 7, 2022

HIAS Opens Five New International Offices, Now Assisting Refugees in 22 Countries HIAS, the global Jewish nonprofit that protects refugees, has opened new country offices in Moldova, Poland, and Romania to step up its assistance to people displaced by the war in Ukraine. In addition, new offices in Honduras and Guatemala will position the organization to provide services to a growing population of refugees and asylum seekers in Central America.

Jun 28, 2022

Right to Protection’s Quick Pivot to a War Footing

Jun 28, 2022

Right to Protection’s Quick Pivot to a War Footing “I woke up at 5:30 a.m. and started calling colleagues,” Alexander (Sasha) Galkin recalled of the first night of the war. As the director of Right to Protection (R2P) — HIAS’ long time partner in Ukraine — he had urgent priorities: ensuring the safety of R2P staff, and working out how the organization could pivot to the new emergency.

May 26, 2022

Global Humanitarian Community Failing Ukrainian Women and Girls

May 26, 2022

Global Humanitarian Community Failing Ukrainian Women and Girls The global humanitarian community is failing women and girls displaced by the Russia-Ukraine war who continue to face a dire and deteriorating situation inside Ukraine and across the region, a new report shows.

May 5, 2022

HIAS Will Work in Ukraine and Region for Years to Come

May 5, 2022

HIAS Will Work in Ukraine and Region for Years to Come Raphael Marcus, HIAS’ senior vice president of programs, recently returned from a trip to Ukraine and Poland. He explained HIAS' work there and some plans for the future.

Nov 25, 2021

Preventing GBV Involves Everyone

Nov 25, 2021

Preventing GBV Involves Everyone Preventing GBV is a collective responsibility and HIAS programs reflect that everybody — every individual, every organization — has a role to play.

Aug 19, 2021

Mia Farrow Honors Humanitarian Workers Between Desert and War

Aug 19, 2021

Mia Farrow Honors Humanitarian Workers Between Desert and War Actress Mia Farrow recalls the dedicated humanitarian workers she met on a 2006 visit to a HIAS compound in Chad.

Jun 29, 2021

We Still Need to Help at the U.S-Mexico Border

Jun 29, 2021

We Still Need to Help at the U.S-Mexico Border HIAS President and CEO Mark Hetfield visited the HIAS teams in Monterrey, Ciudad Juárez, Tijuana, and Mexicali who are helping hundreds of asylum seekers.

Apr 30, 2021

70 Years of Workers’ Rights for Refugees

Apr 30, 2021

70 Years of Workers’ Rights for Refugees On this International Labor Day we look back on 70 years of work since the 1951 Refugee Convention effectively allowed refugees and asylum seekers access to work and the rights that go with it.