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HealthRight International’s Human Rights Clinic honors Domestic Violence Awareness Month

In observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month this October, HealthRight International’s Human Rights Clinic (HRC) shines a spotlight on the stories of two survivors recently assisted by the program. Judy* is a native of Kenya who is seeking asylum in the United States after enduring long-term abuse at the hands…

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HealthRight awarded HIV grant for adolescents and women in conflict with the law in Ukraine

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 14, 2016 (New York, NY) – HealthRight International has been awarded a GBP 612,000 grant from the Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) to implement comprehensive HIV prevention, care and treatment for adolescents and women in conflict with the law in Kyiv and four other regions of Ukraine….

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International Day of Support for Victims of Torture

For more than 20 years, HealthRight International’s Human Rights Clinic (HRC) has been dedicated to helping survivors of torture who are seeking asylum in the United States. As a founding member of the National Consortium of Torture Treatment Programs, HealthRight’s HRC provides a unique service in the torture treatment field. Our program…

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World Refugee Day 2016

World Refugee Day, established by the United Nations and observed June 20th each year, is dedicated to raising awareness to the plight of the millions of refugees around the world who have fled their homes due to conflict and persecution. Across our programs, HealthRight International is firmly committed to improving the…

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HealthRight Responds to the Rising Number of IDPs in Ukraine

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New Findings From Near-Miss Review Project in Nepal

In honor of ‪#‎WorldHealthDay‬, we are sharing data from our near-miss review (MNNR) project in Nepal. This research will help us to keep moms healthy and improve the quality of maternity care in facilities. The findings will also be used to scale-up MNNR nationally within Nepal. For more information about…

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HealthRight Awarded Grants to Kick-off Four New Projects

New York, NY (March 17, 2016) – HealthRight International was recently awarded four grants to fund projects focusing on unaccompanied migrant children (UMCs) in the U.S., male sex workers (MSW) in Kenya, vulnerable children in Nepal, and internally displaced young adults in Ukraine. HealthRight’s Human Rights Clinic (HRC) was awarded…

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Infographic: Human Rights Clinic

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HealthRight International Appoints New Program Director for Women and Children’s Health

New York, NY (March 11, 2016) – HealthRight is pleased to announce that Theresa Castillo, EDD MA, CHES has joined the organization as Director for Women and Children’s Health. In this role, she will oversee HealthRight’s projects on maternal health, family planning, and vulnerable children. Theresa brings with her over…

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International Women’s Day: Gender Parity

I watched two little girls being interviewed on YouTube after President Obama’s visit to their town and they were both asked if they would like to be president one day. In response, one of the little girls said “No, we are not boys” while her friend explained “girls can become…

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