30 January 2012

The Board of Hagar Australia is pleased to announce the appointment of Kate Kennedy as CEO, Hagar Australia.

Kate is an accomplished leader and social change specialist. She has a depth of experience across non-profit, government and private sectors in developing and implementing solutions to global and local...

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Russian Paedophile Arrested

Russian Paedophile

Hagar Cambodia is currently working with eight survivors of child rape who were reportedly abused by convicted Russian child sex offender Alexander Trofimov, also known as Stanislav Molodyakov. Trofimov was arrested in 2007 for three different charges of debauchery, purchase of child prostitution and rape/indecent acts involving 17 girls between...

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Solar Stoves in Afghanistan

Starlight is a social business in Afghanistan that began in 2008. Capitalizing on the country’s 300 or so days a year of bright sunshine, the enterprise produces solar-powered stoves which provide a cost-efficient, locally-produced and healthy method of cooking. Additionally, Starlight provides training and employment opportunities for vulnerable women in...

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Hagar Partners with UNHCR on New Refugee Assistance Initiative

UNHCR announcement

Phnom Penh, August 1, 2012 - Hagar’s newest project, in partnership with the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR), will provide case management services, job counseling, job training, and employment placement for refugees living in Cambodia.

The target population is foreign-born individuals who have been forced to flee from their...

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Hagar Australia Launch

International human rights organisation Hagar has opened an office in Melbourne as it expands its advocacy work on behalf of women and children who have suffered extreme human rights abuses and exploitation. Hagar Australia’s chief executive Kate Kennedy said the organisation, which was set up in Cambodia in 1994 and which...

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