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World AIDS Day 2013

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As we celebrate World AIDS Day on December 1, see how our Partner Countries in Africa are taking steps to put an end to the spread of HIV/AIDS in their communities and thriving with and without HIV.

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Get Out the Give on #GivingTuesday!

Give the gift of empowerment this #GivingTuesday!

The retail sector has benefited for years from coordinating national shopping days around the holidays. Everyone knows “Black Friday” or “Cyber Monday.” But this year, for the second year in a row, something unique will take place on December 3, 2013: #GivingTuesday. #GivingTuesday celebrates giving by continuing a conversation about ways to give more, give smarter, and put personal philanthropy back into the giving season.

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The Best Investment Against Violence

Nov 25 is Intl Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. Say no to violence!

Read this International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women statement by Peruvian activist and Hunger Project leader, Tarcila Rivera Zea. Violence comes in all forms -- now is the time to take a stand against all of it.

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Reuniting with Mudderakka

Reuniting with Mudderakka -- An elected women leader 13 years later and still changing lives.

In 2000, The Hunger Project's Annual Fall Gala launched a formal prioritization of Elected Women Representatives in India. That evening, we were honored to hear from one such empowered leader named Mudderakka who amazed all in attendance with her story of strength and resourcefulness. Thirteen years later, we reunite with the incredible Mudderakka.

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Partner Organizations Respond to Typhoon Haiyan

Our hearts are with the people of the Philippines as they face the devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan. Several of our fellow InterAction member organizations are working to respond in this time of crisis. Please visit InterAction’s page to support such work.

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New Zealand: Live Below the Line with The Hunger Project

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From April 28-May 2, join us in spending $1.50 a day on food and beverage for five days to change the way people think about extreme poverty – all while supporting The Hunger Project’s work in villages worldwide.

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The Hunger Project Honored with One Wish Award in Sweden

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The Hunger Project has received the 2013 One Wish Award for its "exceptional ideas and outstanding actions" in implementing empowering, people-centered solutions.

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Effective Change Through Collective Action

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The Hunger Project has been a key voice in InterAction, an alliance of more than 180 international organizations working together to bring about positive change. The Hunger Project participates in groups on health, nutrition, food security (for which we serve as co-chair), gender, the Post-2015 development agenda and relations with USAID.

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The Power of One, The Strength of Many: Highlights from our Annual Fall Gala

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“The Hunger Project has meant so much to me; so much to the people of Malawi and so much to the people of Africa,” said Her Excellency President Joyce Banda of Malawi during her keynote address at The Hunger Project's Annual Fall Gala on Saturday, October 5, 2013 under the theme: The Power of One, The Strength of Many. The evening, attended by 500+ investors and friends from more than 20 countries around the world, also featured Hunger Project activists Judith Light, Valerie Harper, Dionne Warwick and Karen Herman. See videos, speeches, presentations from the evening here.

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Healthy People Depend on Healthy Food Systems

Healthy People Depend on Healthy Food Systems, World Food Day 2013. Photo by Johannes Ode.

October 16 marks World Food Day and The Hunger Project joins the international community in focusing on the theme: “Sustainable Food Systems for Food Security and Nutrition.” The Hunger Project’s approach is grounded in the fact that hunger is inextricably linked to a nexus of issues including decent work, health, education, environmental sustainability and social justice. Only in solving these together will any of them be solved on a sustainable basis.

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