Topic: Gender-based Violence

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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 8, 2021

Helping Women Find Safety and New Opportunities

Mar 8, 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.

Dec 14, 2020

Voices from Aruba: HIAS, Clients Work Together Through Pandemic

Dec 14, 2020

Voices from Aruba: HIAS, Clients Work Together Through Pandemic HIAS established an office on the island in 2019 to help Venezuelan refugees. Now HIAS Aruba is feeling the impact of COVID-19 and pivoting to meet the need in different ways. Here are some "voices" from Aruba to explain.

Dec 10, 2020

Israel Scholarship Ceremony Spotlights Social Activism

Dec 10, 2020

Israel Scholarship Ceremony Spotlights Social Activism On Dec. 9, HIAS Israel held its first-ever virtual scholarship awards ceremony. HIAS Israel has given scholarships to student immigrants, or olim, since the 1970s. This year, we awarded 46 scholarships to students from eight countries, the majority from Ethiopia and the former Soviet Union.

Nov 25, 2020

16 Days Campaign Calls for Elimination of GBV

Nov 25, 2020

16 Days Campaign Calls for Elimination of GBV HIAS joins the international 16 Days of Activism campaign that begins this week, calling for the prevention and elimination of violence against women and girls.

Oct 30, 2020

HIAS Ecuador Wins UN Awards

Oct 30, 2020

HIAS Ecuador Wins UN Awards HIAS Ecuador was awarded by the UN for its work in gender equality programming and an agribusiness project.

Jun 25, 2020

Briefing: In Search of Safety — LGBTQ Refugee Protection and HIAS

Jun 25, 2020

Briefing: In Search of Safety — LGBTQ Refugee Protection and HIAS In honor of LGBTQ Pride Month, three experts discuss the unique needs and vulnerabilities of this population, and how HIAS and our U.S. and international partners have stepped up to advocate for the human rights of our LGBTQ clients and provide lifesaving support.

Mar 5, 2020

Briefing: How Displacement Impacts Women and Girls

Mar 5, 2020

Briefing: How Displacement Impacts Women and Girls For International Women's day, find out how HIAS is fighting for the rights and safety of women around the world.

Mar 5, 2020

On International Women’s Day, Celebrate Women — And Do More To Protect Them

Mar 5, 2020

On International Women’s Day, Celebrate Women — And Do More To Protect Them On International Women's Day, Celebrate Women — And Do More To Protect Them Mar 05, 2020 A refugee woman is pictured with her children on April 1, 2016, in a makeshift camp near the Greek village of Idomeni. (Bulent Kilic/AFP via Getty Images) International Women’s Day is a day to celebrate the vast and varied […]