Women and Girls

As People Are Displaced, We Must Meet Them On Their Journey

Jul 28, 2022

Across Colombia HIAS provides mental health and psychosocial support. But on-the-ground observations show that there is more to do.

What a Hot Dog Cart Can Mean

Jul 26, 2022

Sussana Rodriguez took a HIAS Guyana workshop with 36 other people and learned basic business skills. Now she runs her own food cart.

Right to Protection's Quick Pivot to a War Footing

Jun 28, 2022

“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.

Affective Cartographies

Jun 20, 2022

This report produced jointly by HIAS and UNICEF highlights the main needs of, and challenges for, girls and adolescent girls, including forms of violence they experience during their processes of migration and forced displacement in Latin America and the Caribbean.
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At Risk and in Need

Jun 08, 2022

The international community has provided an unprecedented level of support to people fleeing Ukraine, but despite this response, vulnerable populations are at risk. This HIAS policy brief examines the serious protection risks that certain groups are experiencing and recommendations to address these gaps.

Global Humanitarian Community Failing Ukrainian Women and Girls

May 26, 2022

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.

HIAS Panama Celebrates Decade of Change

Jan 05, 2022

HIAS Panama has had a lot of changes since it began operations 10 years ago.

Preventing GBV Involves Everyone

Nov 25, 2021

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

Empowering Venezuelan Women Refugees in Peru

Oct 18, 2021

An empowerment event at HIAS Peru allowed women refugees from Venezuela to feel free and safe.

HIAS, Airbnb Help Mothers Make New Homes

May 07, 2021

This Mother’s Day we bring you the stories of refugee mothers who got help from HIAS and Airbnb to make their homes anew.