What You Read in 2011

This year we awarded the prestigious Africa Prize, took part in a resurgence of gender equality in international development discussions and reported on the drought in Africa. See what stories and posts topped your reading lists in 2011.

News Items

  1. THP Celebrates 100th Anniversary of International Women’s Day
  2. Animators Raise Awareness About Dangers of Female Genital Mutilation
  3. 2011 Nobel Peace Prize Awarded to Past Africa Prize Laureate

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Blog Posts

  1. Chronic vs Emergency Hunger: Discussing Drought in Horn of Africa
  2. THP's Young Professionals Committee and Partner Organizations Honor World Food Day!
  3. The Importance of Microfinance in Africa

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Facebook Updates

  1. Past Africa Prize Laureate, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Congratulations! 
  2. Today is The Hunger Project's Birthday! Tell us your Hunger Project story!
  3. Today we honor the philanthropic powers of women!

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Tweets

  1. 759 million adults lack literacy skills – two-thirds of them are women. See how one of our partners is working to change that.
  2. Today is Human Rights Day. Stand up for your rights & the rights of all people.
  3. In #Ghana, 14% of children are underweight. Join us & @ThousandDays in scaling up nutrition efforts.

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StumbleUpon Articles

  1. CNN: World changes eating habits as food prices soar (June 15, 2011)
  2. UN Women: Facts and Figures on Rural Women (October 13, 2011)
  3. Independent Online (IOL): Peru suffers an ‘environmental tragedy’ (December 20, 2011)

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