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World Conference of Indigenous Women: "We are not a problem; we are the solution"

World Conference of Inigenous Women: "We are not a problem; we are the solution"

As the world convenes to decide the priorities for the international development agendas, indigenous women united in Peru to demand that their voices be heard. The World Conference of Indigenous Women (WCIW) took place October 28-30 at the Plaza del Bosque hotel in Lima, Peru with an indigenous women's presence led by The Hunger Project's Tarcila Rivera Zea.

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The Hunger Project Mourns the Passing of Africa Prize Laureate Nelson Mandela

Mandela at the 1994 Africa Prize

The Hunger Project mourns the passing of the greatest leader of our era - Nelson Mandela. President Mandela was the father of South Africa's freedom and a beacon of hope to his nation, his continent and our world. He received The Hunger Project's 1994 Africa Prize for Leadership for the Sustainable End of Hunger at a ceremony with President Bill Clinton in Washington, DC.

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World AIDS Day 2013

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As we celebrate World AIDS Day on December 1, see how our Partner Countries in Africa are taking steps to put an end to the spread of HIV/AIDS in their communities and thriving with and without HIV.

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Get Out the Give on #GivingTuesday!

Give the gift of empowerment this #GivingTuesday!

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. #GivingTuesday celebrates giving by continuing a conversation about ways to give more, give smarter, and put personal philanthropy back into the giving season.

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The Best Investment Against Violence

Nov 25 is Intl Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. Say no to violence!

Read this International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women statement by Peruvian activist and Hunger Project leader, Tarcila Rivera Zea. Violence comes in all forms -- now is the time to take a stand against all of it.

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Reuniting with Mudderakka

Reuniting with Mudderakka -- An elected women leader 13 years later and still changing lives.

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 resourcefulness. Thirteen years later, we reunite with the incredible Mudderakka.

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Partner Organizations Respond to Typhoon Haiyan

Our hearts are with the people of the Philippines as they face the devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan. Several of our fellow InterAction member organizations are working to respond in this time of crisis. Please visit InterAction’s page to support such work.

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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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