Tagged: Gender-based Violence

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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 05, 2022

HIAS Will Work in Ukraine and Region for Years to Come

May 05, 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.

Apr 14, 2021

No to GBV, Yes to Economic Empowerment

Apr 14, 2021

No to GBV, Yes to Economic Empowerment A close collaboration in Ecuador between HIAS and UN Women promotes economic empowerment as an effective strategy to stop GBV.

Mar 08, 2021

Helping Women Find Safety and New Opportunities

Mar 08, 2021

Helping Women Find Safety and New Opportunities On International Women's Day we focus on programs in Ecuador, Israel, and Chad where HIAS is focusing on women and helping them find safety and new opportunities.

Dec 22, 2020

2020 Year In Review: A Global Pandemic Met with Resilience

Dec 22, 2020

2020 Year In Review: A Global Pandemic Met with Resilience 2020 will undoubtedly be a year that many people will want to forget. But despite the unparalleled challenges of 2020, HIAS has been able to not only pivot to online programs and services but actually extend its reach to more clients. HIAS helped more than 1.17 million people this year, the highest number in the organization’s history.