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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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We Want to Hear from You!

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At the beginning of 2013, The Hunger Project-New Zealand embarked on a strategic journey to expand our community of investors, inform more Kiwis of our work to empower people to end chronic hunger, and inspire our young people to join us as they find their voice and their dignity in this world. As part of this journey, we would like to invite you to have your say on how we could together reach this goal. Please complete this survey as part of a wider evaluation to inform our strategic direction.

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Young New Zealand Activist Goes Global

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Tanisha Singh, a second-generation activist and investor is representing The Hunger Project-New Zealand as part of a Hunger Project delegation joining 180 young people from organisations around the world attending the 13th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates.

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Sarojini Naidu Prize Jury Selects 2013 Winners

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The 2013 winners for The Hunger Project's Sarojini Naidu Prize, an annual honor for outstanding reporting on women in Panchayati Raj (local government) were announced on Mahatma Ghandi's birthday.

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Bangladesh Celebrates Girl Child Day

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National Girl Child Day celebrations were held in more than 500 locations across Bangladesh on September 30 under the theme, “Girls Are Not Brides, They Conquer the World,” emphasizing the importance of safety and security for girls.

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World's Indigenous Women Demand to Be Heard

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With the aim of demanding that their opinions be considered and their cultures be respected by states, women leaders from Latin America, North America, Asia, the Pacific, Africa, the Arctic and Russia are to hold a large-scale conference focused on the situation of indigenous women October 28-30 in Lima, Peru.

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