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The Hunger Project Forms Partnership with BRAC in Bangladesh

The Hunger Project Partners with BRAC in Bangladesh

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between The Hunger Project-Bangladesh and BRAC's Community Empowerment Program and Integrated Development Program on March 18, 2014 at BRAC Center in Dhaka.

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Focusing on Nutrition in Mozambique

Focusing on Nutrition in Mozambique

Margaux Yost, Africa Programs Associate at The Hunger Project Global Office, recently traveled to Mozambique and Benin to observe our Health and Nutrition programs. Learn about her visit to Mozambique.

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The Hunger Project-Bangladesh Recognizes International Women’s Day in over 350 Locations

The Hunger Project-Bangladesh Recognizes International Women’s Day in over 350 Locations

On March 8, 2014, the National Girl Child Advocacy Forum (NGCAF) and The Hunger Project-Bangladesh jointly celebrated International Women’s Day in 354 locations throughout Bangladesh.

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Gender Is Fundamental to All the MDGs

Gender Is Fundamental to All the MDGs

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.

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

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

Executive Vice President John Conrood writes on "Liberation and Nutrition" for International Women's Day 2014 on the 1,000 Days Nutrition Newsroom blog.

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“Equality for Women is Progress for All” 2014 #IWD Celebrations

 “Equality for Women is Progress for All” 2014 #IWD Celebrations

On March 8, 2014, The Hunger Project joined billions of people in celebrating International Women's Day (IWD) to honor women around the world and to rise up to advocate, as a global community, for equality, prosperity and the empowerment of all women. The 2014 theme for International Women’s Day was: Equality for women is progress for all. Here are some highlights from the inspiring celebrations among The Hunger Project’s global community.

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William Easterly’s Tyranny of Experts: It’s “Time at Last” for Development to be about Human Rights and Equality

William Easterly’s Tyranny of Experts

At a recent book launch for Tyranny of Experts: Economists, Dictators, and the Forgotten Rights of the Poor at Cooper Union’s Great Hall in New York in early March, development economist at New York University (NYU)’s Development Research Institute William Easterly questioned and sought to debunk what he referred to as development “myths.”

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THP-Ethiopia Inaugurates Savings and Credit Cooperative

THP-Ethiopia Celebrates IWD

The Hunger Project-Ethiopia focused 2014’s International Women’s Day on gender equality in savings and credit as part of the UN’s theme of “equality for women is progress for all.” The day was celebrated with an inauguration of Fetan Lewet, the Machakel Epicenter Savings and Credit Cooperative (SACCO).

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Connecting Girls, Inspiring Change: International Women’s Day in Bangladesh

Connecting Girls, Inspiring Change: International Women’s Day in Bangladesh

The British Council and National Girl Child Advocacy Forum, of which The Hunger Project is a part, hosted a discussion session called "Connecting Girls, Inspiring Change" on Saturday, March 22, 2014 at the Senate Bhaban, University of Dhaka to celebrate International Women’s Day.

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Successful Partnership Improves Safety and Soil Quality in Ethiopia

Successful Partnership Improves Safety, Soil Quality in Ethiopia

After a large gully became a safety issue and livelihood threat for 25 households in a sub-village of Machakel Epicenter in Ethiopia, The Hunger Project joined with the District Agricultural Office and local farmers to address the issue in partnership.

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