Jun 24, 2019
On World Refugee Day all over the world, HIAS and its supporters took part in celebrations of refugees.
Feb 07, 2019
Refugee women in Chad learned how to bake bread and with it support their families.
Dec 14, 2018
HIAS joins in the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, the international campaign to stop violence against women and girls.
Jun 04, 2018
“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
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
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
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
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
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 02, 2016
“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.