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The Washington Weekly - February 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: Take this Advocacy Survey now! Also, Crusade Against Hunger in Mexico; Obama strengthens commitment to gender; New Briefing Book Available; Post-2015 High-Level Panel; and a reminder about One Billion Rising.

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An Investor's Viewpoint: Leadership in Unlikely Places

Children in Uganda by Emma Isaacs
Emma Isaacs, CEO and “Chief Chick” of Business Chicks, a national community for women in business, writes about her unforgettable experience in Uganda for the Business Chicks Immersion and Leadership Program. Emma and her fellow members of Business Chicks plan to continue working with THP-Australia on creating a brighter and more empowering future for the people of Bangladesh and Uganda in the years to come.
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The Washington Weekly - January 18, 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: Local democracy in India and Bangladesh;spotlighting what works; the people's voice and major reports in post-2015 development goals; and One Billion Rising to halt gender-based violence.

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The Washington Weekly - January 7, 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: Debriefing 2012 and Launching 2013, Halting Gender Based Violence, Local Democracy Consultation in India, President Obama appoints Global Development Council

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Human Chain Protests Violence Against Girls in Bangladesh

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In December 2012, a Bangladeshi school girl was brutally abused by a group of men who, despite being identified, went unpunished for nearly a month. In protest of the crime and gross negligence by authorities, The Hunger Project-Bangladesh and the National Girl Child Advocacy forum brought more than 400 people together in a human chain in front of the National Press Club.

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Top 10 Trends in Ending Hunger and Poverty in 2012

Woman partner at Ndereppe Epicenter in Senegal runs her own community store - Top 10 Trends in Ending Hunger and Poverty in 2012

From a focus on education to health care, Executive Vice President John Coonrod brings us the top 10 trends in ending hunger and poverty during 2012.

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Two New Rural Banks Recognized in Malawi

Champiti Epicenter Rural Bank Recognition

The goal of the Microfinance Program in each epicenter is to have the facility gain government recognition as a licensed Rural Bank, owned entirely by community members and managed by a majority female board. The Rural Bank then provides the entire epicenter community with sustainable access to savings and credit facilities. THP-Malawi is therefore happy to announce the recognition of two new Rural Banks in Champiti and Ligowe Epicenters.

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Let's See Those Selfless Tees!

In October, we partnered with Selfless Tees to offer you a limited edition Hunger Project t-shirt. Now that you've received your shirts, let's see them! Our very own Leanna Beaber models hers here!

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Ronald McDonald House Charities Partners with The Hunger Project

School Feeding Program in Ethiopia credit: David Snyder

Over 7 million children will die this year before reaching their fifth birthday -- most are from developing countries and their deaths are largely preventable. The most basic health interventions can mean survival. THP is thrilled to announce a new three-year partnership with Ronald McDonald House Charities® (RMHC®) for carrying out our Health and Nutrition Program in eight African countries.

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