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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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Bringing It All Back Home: Reflecting on Program Data with Community Partners in Ghana

Bringing It All Back Home: Reflecting on Program Data with Community Partners in Ghana

At The Hunger Project we believe it is important to remember our primary audience for program Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) data is still the communities where we work.  Learn more from the reflections of Emmanuel Avevor and Francis Osei-Mensah, Hunger Project M&E Officers in Ghana, who led Results Dissemination Workshops of a recent Outcome Evaluation Pilot Study to community partners.

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Celebrate International Women's Day 2014

Celebrate International Women's Day 2014

Join The Hunger Project in celebrating International Women's Day on Saturday, March 8, 2014. The 2014 theme for International Women’s Day is: Equality for women is progress for all. See what the facts about gender discrimination worldwide show and how to get involved in this movement.

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“I Will Work Hard to Not Fear Anything Anymore and Have Strength to Go On"

“I Will Work Hard to Not Fear Anything Anymore and Have Strength to Go On"

Learn more about 18-year-old Hunger Project catalyst Ricarda's journey toward confidence and empowerment through "The Sun of the Butterflies" project in Mexico.

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