Gender

Activist from Bangladesh Shares Her Story in Korea

07/12/2012
Last week, Ame, an activist with THP-Bangladesh and representative of Youth Ending Hunger, visited Ewha Women’s University’s Global Empowerment Program (EGEP) in Korea. Ame shared her experiences with and efforts to combat sexual harassment, known as ‘eve teasing’ in Bangladesh....
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FAO's 100 Facts You Should Know Before Rio

06/07/2012
Rio+20 kicks off in less than two weeks, on June 20. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations  (FAO) wants you to be ready -- and paying attention. Don't miss these 100 crucial facts explaining the link between people, food and the environment. ...
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How Will You Celebrate International Women's Day 2012?

03/07/2012
The inaugural International Women's Day (IWD) was honored in 1911 in Austria, Denmark, Germany and Switzerland by a group of women in pursuit of equal employment opportunities. Since then, the international community has raised its collective voice every year, on March 8th, to...
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Thousand Days: Improving the Nutrition of Rural Women - CSW 56 Parallel Event

03/07/2012
The Hunger Project was proud to co-host a highly successful parallel event during the 56th Commission on the Status of Women this February in New York City. The parallel event, “Thousand Days: Improving the Nutrition of Rural Women,” was held in association with Franciscans...
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Tweeting the 56th Commission on the Status of Women

02/27/2012
Taking place February 27 - March 9, The 56th Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is taking place at the United Nations in New York City. Follow along as THP staff and like-minded organizations live-Tweet the events and join the converstaion with #CSW56 on Twitter. ...
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World Wide Wrap-Up - February 3, 2012

02/03/2012
Our world is on the brink of change – change for the better. New policies, new ideas and new technology bring us ever closer to the end of poverty, disease and hunger each day. But with these rapid changes comes a deluge of information. So, beginning in 2012, we at the THP Blog...
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2012 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland

01/23/2012
"The World Economic Forum is an independent international organization committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas." Follow along with tweets, pictures, videos...
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2011: A Year in Review

12/22/2011
It’s been quite a year for us at The Hunger Project (THP) and for the development community as a whole.Global conversations are turning, en masse, towards the world’s invaluable smallholder farmers – most notably female farmers. Agriculture, gender equality and sustainability,...
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Human Rights Day 2011

12/09/2011
Each year, December 10 is the day we recognize the rights all people have to fundamental freedoms, dignity and safety. Sixty-three years ago on this day, the United Nations created the Universal Declaration of Human Rights outlining the basic rights we all have a responsibility...
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2011 Nobel Peace Prize Awarded to Past Africa Prize Laureate

10/07/2011
On Friday, October 7, 2011 past Hunger Project Africa Prize laureate Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, was awarded the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize along with Liberian peace activist Leymah Gbowee and Yemeni pro-democracy campaigner Tawakkul Karman. As noted by the New York...
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