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Human Chain Protests Violence Against Girls in Bangladesh

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In December 2012, a Bangladeshi school girl was brutally abused by a group of men who, despite being identified, went unpunished for nearly a month. In protest of the crime and gross negligence by authorities, The Hunger Project-Bangladesh and the National Girl Child Advocacy forum brought more than 400 people together in a human chain in front of the National Press Club.

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Top 10 Trends in Ending Hunger and Poverty in 2012

Woman partner at Ndereppe Epicenter in Senegal runs her own community store - Top 10 Trends in Ending Hunger and Poverty in 2012

From a focus on education to health care, Executive Vice President John Coonrod brings us the top 10 trends in ending hunger and poverty during 2012.

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Two New Rural Banks Recognized in Malawi

Champiti Epicenter Rural Bank Recognition

The goal of the Microfinance Program in each epicenter is to have the facility gain government recognition as a licensed Rural Bank, owned entirely by community members and managed by a majority female board. The Rural Bank then provides the entire epicenter community with sustainable access to savings and credit facilities. THP-Malawi is therefore happy to announce the recognition of two new Rural Banks in Champiti and Ligowe Epicenters.

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Let's See Those Selfless Tees!

In October, we partnered with Selfless Tees to offer you a limited edition Hunger Project t-shirt. Now that you've received your shirts, let's see them! Our very own Leanna Beaber models hers here!

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Ronald McDonald House Charities Partners with The Hunger Project

School Feeding Program in Ethiopia credit: David Snyder

Over 7 million children will die this year before reaching their fifth birthday -- most are from developing countries and their deaths are largely preventable. The most basic health interventions can mean survival. THP is thrilled to announce a new three-year partnership with Ronald McDonald House Charities® (RMHC®) for carrying out our Health and Nutrition Program in eight African countries.

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The Washington Weekly - December 13, 2012

The Hunger Project's Executive VP, John Coonrod, has moved from New York City to Washington, DC to strengthen THP's seat at the table of international development. This week: Latin American leaders on the policy front lines; the private sector and Africa's woman food farmers; and a new Lancet series on disease burden.

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Mozambique Honors World AIDS Day 2012

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On December 1, 2012, a village of Chokwe Epicenter in Mozambique hosted the district World AIDS Day ceremonies with awareness raising speeches, songs and theater.

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The Washington Weekly - December 7, 2012

The Hunger Project's Executive VP, John Coonrod, has moved from New York City to Washington, DC to strengthen THP's seat at the table of international development. This week John writes from participatory local democracy meetings in Mexico City.

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All People Have the Right to Be Heard

Elected Women Leaders and Other Women meet at a Jagruk Manch in India

The Hunger Project joins the international community in celebrating human rights ― for all people ― on Human Rights Day on December 10, the date marking the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948. This year’s theme is to spotlight the rights of all people — women, youth, minorities, persons with disabilities, indigenous people, those living in poverty and marginalization to make their voices heard in public life and in political decision-making.

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