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Taking 16 Days of Action Against Gender Violence

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November 25, International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, draws attention to the ongoing physical and mental abuse inflicted on millions of women. But just as this suffering lasts for more than a single day, so must the efforts to raise awareness about it – and so we join together for 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence. Running from November 25, International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women,through December 10, International Human Rights Day, the campaign makes the critical link that violence against women is a violation of human rights.

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Get Out the Give on the First Annual #GivingTuesday!

Lend a hand on #GivingTuesday!

The retail sector has benefited for years from coordinating national shopping days around the holidays. Everyone knows “Black Friday” or “Cyber Monday.” This year, however, something unique will take place on Tuesday, November 27, 2012.  It’s being called #GivingTuesday, and with your help it will make history. Our goal is to launch a day of giving at the start of the annual holiday shopping season and to show that holiday shopping can be about both giving and giving back.

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Eliminating Violence Against Women

Acid Attack Survivor in Bangladesh

Women and girls in villages worldwide experience gender-based violence daily in the form of discrimination, dowry murder, acid attacks, honor killings, sexual harassment and abduction. On November 25, we recognize International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and the beginning of 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence, an international campaign that extends through December 10, International Human Rights Day.

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The Washington Weekly - November 21, 2012

The Hunger Project's Executive VP, John Coonrod, has moved from New York City to Washington, DC to strengthen THP's seat at the table of international development. This week: THP kicks off a new UNDEP partnership and the MDGs are wthin our reach, says Bread for the World!

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The Washington Weekly - November 13, 2012

The Hunger Project's Executive VP, John Coonrod, has moved from New York City to Washington, DC to strengthen THP's seat at the table of international development. This week: Will Obama's legacy be ending world hunger? Urgent action item: responsible agricultural investments. Monitoring and evaluation makes headlines.

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THP Launches New Project on Capacity Building for Local Governance Funded by UNDEF

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The Hunger Project has launched a new project on "Capacity Building for Local Governance: Cultivating a Global Community of Practice," funded by The United Nations Democracy Fund (UNDEF). Through the project, we seek to make strengthening inclusive, participatory grassroots democracy – particularly for women and marginalized populations – a higher priority on the international development agenda and in country-led strategies to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

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Youth Activists Get Creative with Internet Giving

Zach Kimberg and Dan Silver of Ads4Charity

Students Zach Kimberg and Dan Silver use skills from a high school web design club to build a website promoting social responsibility called Ads4Charity that allows internet users to invest in charities without spending a dime. Learn how!

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High School Seniors Share the “Love” with The Hunger Project

Pueblo High School Students Take Action Against Hunger With Tennis!

With their fundraising tennis tournament titled “Love-All,” a group of high school seniors in Pueblo, Colorado raised nearly $500 for the sustainable end of hunger!

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The Washington Weekly - November 5, 2012

The Hunger Project's Executive VP, John Coonrod, has moved from New York City to Washington, DC to strengthen THP's seat at the table of international development. Each week, John sends us insight into issues of health, policy, human rights and more by way of the Washington Weekly.

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The Washington Weekly - October 30, 2012

The Hunger Project's Executive VP, John Coonrod, has moved from New York City to Washington, DC to strengthen THP's seat at the table of international development. Each week, John sends us insight into issues of health, policy, human rights and more by way of the Washington Weekly.

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