Kate Kennedy, Hagar Australia CEO with Jon Faine

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Who should be supporting the arts, science and charities?

In the USA, philanthropy underpins so many areas of important research and creative endeavour, from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to the donations of every day Americans.

Today Jon Faine hosted a special Conversation Hour forum to investigate whether philanthropy is working...

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The financial review July 7 2012

Financial Review July 7

Slavery: a flourishing epidemic

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The Age June 18th

The Age 18th June 2012

The Age interviews Kate Kennedy, Hagar Australia CEO, about Hagar.View Full Article in PDF

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Melbourne Weekly

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Melbourne Weekly - Hagar launch night May 20th 2012

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Law Institute of Victoria article

Lawyers can help rebuild the lives of exploited Cambodian women and children through an international organisation new to Melbourne.

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Rachel Griffiths New Idea

Rachel Griffiths - New Idea

New Idea talks to Rachel Griffiths about her involvement as Patron of Hagar Australia.

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New CEO

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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