Gender

A Working Framework for 2030: Sustainable Development Goals

06/16/2014
We are pleased to announce that The UN Open Working Group has released its Draft of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for the Post 2015 Agenda.As an organization that is dedicated to a holistic and integrated approach to end world hunger, we were excited to see multiple...
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Celebrate World Hunger Day 2014!

05/27/2014
Join The Hunger Project family in celebrating our fourth annual World Hunger Day on Wednesday, May 28, 2014!World Hunger Day, launched by The Hunger Project-UK in 2011, aims to inspire people all over the world to show their solidarity and support for the women, men and...
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Gaining Perspective through Live Below the Line

05/13/2014
From April 28-May 2, The Hunger Project staff and over 220 Live Below the Line champions spent $1.50 a day on food and beverage for five days to change the way people think about extreme poverty – all while supporting our work in villages worldwide.Shivani Chatterjee, one of The...
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Global Week of Action: Vote for the World You Want

05/06/2014
Vote today in the United Nations global vote, and say this is MY World.MY World is a United Nations global survey for citizens. The goal of the survey is to capture people’s voices, priorities and views, so world leaders can be informed as they begin the process of defining the...
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Changing Mindsets, Empowering People

05/05/2014
Hunger Project Executive Vice President John Coonrod recently spoke with Let’s Talk (a blog hosted by the World Bank’s Chief Economist) team as part of the launch of the World Bank’s upcoming World Development Report on "mind and culture."The World Bank annually releases...
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Celebrate Earth Day 2014 with The Hunger Project

04/21/2014
The Hunger Project joins millions of people around the world in celebrating Earth Day this April 22.Protecting and restoring our natural environment is fundamental to ending hunger and poverty.  The communities with whom we work are comprised primarily of food farmers and...
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Empowering Youth Parliament Leaders in Bangladesh

04/03/2014
One third of the population in Bangladesh is less than twenty years old. The Hunger Project-Bangladesh is proud to work with this sizable, empowered force for community change. Activists like Poroma Kanya (pictured) engage with Youth Ending Hunger (YEH), the youth...
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More than Mothers: Reflections on Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Rights

03/24/2014
Throughout the 58th session of the Commission on the Status of Women, Hunger Project staff engaged in a number of events and conversations centered on women’s rights and empowerment. The Hunger Project itself co-hosted a parallel event called "Gender is Fundamental to All the...
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World Water Day 2014: Empowering our Partners to Access Clean Water

03/19/2014
Our lives depend on water. Every day in the developed world, this fact is taken for granted. In general, one has to walk only as far as the kitchen or bathroom taps to access clear water, safe from disease and pollutants.In the countries where The Hunger Project (...
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The Hunger Project-Bangladesh Recognizes International Women’s Day in over 350 Locations

03/15/2014
On March 8, 2014, the National Girl Child Advocacy Forum (NGCAF) and The Hunger Project-Bangladesh jointly celebrated International Women’s Day in 354 locations throughout Bangladesh. There was a central event organized in Dhaka followed by a large rally, discussion meeting,...
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