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The Washington Weekly - March 26, 2013

The Hunger Project's Executive VP, John Coonrod, is in Washington, DC to strengthen THP's seat at the table of international development. This week: Celebrating World Water Day; IFPRI Hosts 1,000 Days; World Tuberculosis Day: Global Health and Diplomacy.

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Celebrating 2013 International Women's Day Around the World

Meher Afroj Chumki, a member of Parliament in Bangaldesh, opens the 2013 International Women's Day Rally in Dhaka

Each year, The Hunger Project joins billions of people around the world in celebrating International Women's Day (IWD) to honor and raise a voice for women around the world. Particularly relevant given recent violent acts against women, this year's IWD theme was “A promise is a promise: Time for action to end violence against women.” On March 8, 2013, thousands of women and men partnered with The Hunger Project around the world to advocate for equality, prosperity and empowerment for all women – see how.

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More Than a Sandwich, It's a Movement

Jaimie Gilroy, UVM alumna, FeelGood activist explains how selling grilled cheese can become a social movement

University of Vermont alumna and FeelGood activist, Jamie Gilroy, explains how selling grilled cheese sandwiches on college campuses can become a world-changing social movement.

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World Water Day 2013: Water Cooperation

World Water Day 2013: Water Cooperation - Ugandan villager carries water to her family, 2013

Friday, March 22nd is World Water Day! In honor of this universally valuable resource, join us in celebrating water and raising awareness about this year's theme of Water Cooperation. Stats, infographics and more!

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The Hunger Project and Land O'Lakes International Development Host Panel on Governance and Halting Gender-Based Violence

THP and Land O'Lakes International Development Host Panel on Governance and Halting Gender-Based Violence

As a part of the 57th UN Commission on the Status of Women, The Hunger Project and Land O’Lakes International Development hosted a parallel event on Women, Governance and Halting Gender-Based Violence. Download the panelists' presentations here.

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The Washington Weekly - March 17, 2013

The Hunger Project's Executive VP, John Coonrod, is in Washington, DC to strengthen THP's seat at the table of international development. This week: Celebrate World Water Day! Also, CSW Agrees- Halt Violence Against Women! Bachelet Steps Down; Fao Launches New Food Hunger Metric; New Evidence Supports Our India Strategy.

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No Silence on Violence Against Women

Rita Sarin's IWD 2013 Statement, No Silence on Violence Against Women

Rita Sarin, Country Director for The Hunger Project-India, issues a statment for International Women's Day 2013 calling for an end to all types of violence against women in India and around the world.

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The Washington Weekly - March 5, 2013

The Hunger Project's Executive VP, John Coonrod, is in Washington, DC to strengthen THP's seat at the table of international development. This week: High Level Meetings in Senegal, Burkina Faso, Mexico; Quick Action: LIKE Participatory Local Democracy; International Women's Day Gets Underway! Reviewing Reforms in US Foreign Assistance.

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International Women's Day 2013

IWD 2013 - Women dancing at Zakpota Epicenter in Benin. Photo by Johannes Odé, 2012

Each year, The Hunger Project joins billions of people around the world in celebrating International Women's Day to honor and raise a voice for women around the world. Particularly relevant given recent violent acts against women, this year's International Women's Day theme is “A promise is a promise: Time for action to end violence against women.” Join us in celebrating equality, prosperity and empowerment for all women on March 8, 2013!

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Gender and Development in the Hillary Time-Out: Advancing the Unfinished Agenda

Secretary Clinton, Cheryl Mills and Rajiv Shah during May 2012 G8, credit, The Hunger Project/John Coonrod

Hunger Project Executive Vice President John Coonrod discusses Hillary Clinton's legacy in global development and what's on the horizon for the international development community.

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