Topic: Gender-based Violence

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Feb 26, 2020

Entrepreneurship School Is Now in Session

Feb 26, 2020

Entrepreneurship School Is Now in Session HIAS Peru has developed a special methodology for gender-based violence (GBV) survivors and women living at a greater risk of violence to help them succeed economically and socially.

Jan 10, 2020

GBV Social Support Group Brings Healing for Refugees

Jan 10, 2020

GBV Social Support Group Brings Healing for Refugees A support group run by HIAS Kenya is helping lesbian, bisexual, and queer women who have experienced gender-based violence.

Dec 10, 2019

VIDEO: We Open Our Hearts for Them

Dec 10, 2019

VIDEO: We Open Our Hearts for Them As the global refugee crisis continues to affect millions, HIAS is expanding our response. Watch our new video.

Mar 18, 2019

A New Name, a New Life

Mar 18, 2019

A New Name, a New Life With the help of HIAS Greece, Ovileya, a transgender refugee woman, won her case in court to have her gender and name changed on her identification papers.

Feb 7, 2019

Refugee Women in Chad Bake Bread to Make a Living

Feb 7, 2019

Refugee Women in Chad Bake Bread to Make a Living Refugee women in Chad learned how to bake bread and with it support their families.

Jan 2, 2019

Safe Spaces Open Up in Latin America

Jan 2, 2019

Safe Spaces Open Up in Latin America The Regional Safe Spaces Network of the Americas helps organizations working with refugees in Latin America to provide services for victims of sexual and gender-based violence.

May 8, 2018

New Resources Help Integrate Gender Into Humanitarian Responses

May 8, 2018

New Resources Help Integrate Gender Into Humanitarian Responses These new tools provide practical guidance to frontline humanitarian workers on how to integrate gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls throughout their programs.

Jun 16, 2017

Protecting Refugee Survivors of Sexual and Gender Based Violence

Jun 16, 2017

Protecting Refugee Survivors of Sexual and Gender Based Violence “Creating these training materials was a three-year process, and the results reflect all that we learned along the way. I hope that anyone who works with refugees will consider using them to improve their outreach to survivors of SGBV,” Levitan said.

Oct 13, 2016

Joseline’s Journey To Safety

Oct 13, 2016

Joseline’s Journey To Safety In August 2013, when she was just 24, Joseline* fled her home country of the Democratic Republic of Congo after surviving a brutal act of sexual violence perpetrated by six unknown male attackers. Now 27, she is getting a new lease on life thanks to the help she received from HIAS.

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.