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World AIDS Day 2011

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The Hunger Project is in a unique position to make a difference. We have experience in mobilizing the courageous grassroots-level leadership willing and able to confront the gender issues fueling the spread of the disease. We then connect these rural leaders with local and national governments and other partner organizations to implement life-saving HIV/AIDS programs. 

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International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women 2011

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Women and girls in villages worldwide experience gender-based violence daily in the form of discrimination, dowry murder, acid attacks, prenatal sex-selection, honor killings, sexual harassment and abduction. Stand with those women and empower them to change their lives and communities.

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Elected Woman Leader Fights Gender Discrimination and Goverment Corruption

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When Elected Women Leader Deepa Rajguru was first elected to local government, she found it difficult to function in the male-dominated system – being asked to sit at the back of meetings and refused the right to contribute. Following a Hunger Project training, Deepa joined with other elected women to speak out against this type of gender discrimination.

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THP-New Zealand: A Review of World Food Day 2011

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The Hunger Project-New Zealand partnered with hike4hunger this World Food Day to raise awareness and over $3000 for programs in Mozambique. Read this first hand account of the day's hike!

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Bangladesh: On the Road to Achieving the MDGs

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In November 2011, a small group of investors from Australia, Sweden and the United States traveled to South Asia to express solidarity with the people of Bangladesh and deepen their understanding of The Hunger Project’s programs in nearly 20 villages.

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Huge Success! The 5th Run for The Hunger Project with THP-Netherlands

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On November 5, 2011, NPM Capital partnered with The Hunger Project-Netherlands in Amsterdam for the fifth Run for The Hunger Project and raised nearly US$290,000 for programs in Benin!

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International Day for the Eradication of Poverty Honored in Ghana

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On October 17, 2011 The Hunger Project-Ghana recognized the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty with a public ceremony and a procession through the streets of Koforidua, the capital of Ghana’s Eastern Region.

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New UNDP Report Links Climate Change to Gender Inequality in Developing Countries

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The United Nations Development Programme 2011 Human Development Report links environmental hazards to wealth and gender disparities, health challenges and dwindling income advancement in developing regions.

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Ceremony for Beloved Africa Prize Laureate Wangari Muta Maathai in NYC

Professor Wangari Muta Maathai, Nobel Peace Prize winner, Hunger Project Africa Prize Laureate and founder of the Green Belt Movement, passed away on September 26, 2011 in Nairobi, Kenya. An open ceremony celebrating her life will be held in New York City next Monday, November 14th.

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Highlights of the 2011 Africa Prize Celebration

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On October 22, nearly 600 Hunger Project leaders, investors and friends from more than 20 countries around the world gathered for our annual Fall Event. This year’s event featured the awarding of the Africa Prize for Leadership for the Sustainable End of Hunger to Dr. Florence Chenoweth, Liberia’s Minister of Agriculture.

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