Gender

1,000 Days and International Women's Day: Liberation and Nutrition

03/14/2014
We are proud to be a part of the 1,000 Days global initiative, the United Nations Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) initiative and other global and national forums advocating for a priority on nutrition. On the occasion of International Women's Day 2014 (March...
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Gender Is Fundamental to All the MDGs

03/14/2014
On Monday, March 10, The Hunger Project, in partnership with BRAC and Center for Health and Gender Equity (CHANGE), hosted a side event during the UN’s 58th session of the Commission on the Status of Women in New York City.Titled “Gender Is Fundamental to All the MDGs:...
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"My Soul Sings A Different Beat" By Fiona Anchal

03/03/2014
Fiona Anchal, a businesswoman who returned from her journey to India with The Hunger Project and Business Chicks in February, reflects on her experience. Business Chicks is a professional network based in Australia that connects businesswomen through their online member...
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Gender, Democracy and the Zero Hunger Challenge

02/24/2014
The Hunger Project is proud to be a part of the UN’s Zero Hunger Challenge (ZHC). ZHC is a global declaration that “invites all nations to work for a future where everyone enjoys their right to food and all food systems are resilient.” To ensure the end hunger and...
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One Billion Rising: The Hunger Project’s #ReasonToRise 2014

02/20/2014
One in three women on the planet will experience violence in her lifetime. On February 14, 2014, The Hunger Project rose up in support of these one billion women. The Hunger Project joined the One Billion Rising (OBR) movement to RISE, RELEASE, DANCE, and demand JUSTICE for...
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2013 Human Rights Day and Action Against Gender-Based Violence

12/10/2013
As Human Rights Day comes to a close, it also concludes the nation wide initiative known as 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence. Our colleagues in India bring us this report of their 16 Days activities:This is the 20th anniversary of the passing of the 73rd...
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Information is Progress: Visits to Chirapaq Communities

12/06/2013
After meeting with OMIL (Organization of Indigenous Women of Laramate) leaders in Lima at the World Conference of Indigenous Women, a declaration they made stuck with me as we drove 10 hours to their mountainous villages: “An informed community is one that progresses.” The...
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Get Out the Give on #GivingTuesday!

11/25/2013
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.#...
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The Best Investment Against Violence

11/25/2013
Putting an end to the conditions of poverty and marginalization in which indigenous women live is the best way to eradicate violence.Statement by CHIRAPAQ Director Tarcila Rivera Zea for 2013 International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.Peru recently hosted...
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Reuniting with Mudderakka

11/12/2013
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...
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