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As a non-profit committed to the sustainable end of hunger, we like to stay up-to-date on the conversations going on in the world of international development. From the latest UN reports and government policies to spotlights of our own work, we’re a part of the action and we do our best to keep you informed.

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VP Listens to Success Stories from Champiti Epicenter in Malawi

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On a recent trip to Malawi, The Hunger Project’s Vice President of Africa Programs, Dr. Idrissa Dicko, had the opportunity to witness current programmatic successes firsthand at Champiti Epicenter and met with partners from three households empowered by epicenter resources.

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Hike4hunger and THP-Australia Partner for Second Annual World Food Day Campaign

For the second year in a row, hike4hunger will partner with The Hunger Project-Australia to commemorate United Nations World Food Day on October 16 by encouraging others to join or initiate personal pilgrimages, symbolic walks of solidarity ending at a place of significance.

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The Importance of Scaling-up HIV/AIDS Awareness

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Ever-increasing progress is being made in the fight against HIV/AIDS, especially in treatment and prevention methods, making way for much needed scaled-up efforts to raise awareness, bolster education, eliminate stigma and encourage testing to impede the spread of the disease.

 

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Health Partnership Provides Free HIV Screening in Burkina Faso

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When The Hunger Project-Burkina Faso worked with partner organizations to organize two days of free medical consultation for community members, over 1,000 people were educated on HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis.

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Animators Raise Awareness About Dangers of Female Genital Mutilation

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Trained volunteers, called animators, work to raise awareness about the dangers of the traditional practice of female genital mutilation in Ethiopia, where nearly 75 percent of all women and girls have been subjected to the harmful procedure.

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Give Girls a Chance to Change the World

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“More than half the children who are not in school today, 36 million, are girls. ”Yet studies have shown that giving girls equal opportunity to education — which The Hunger Project strives to ensure — means giving the women of tomorrow the chance to realize their potential as the key to ending hunger and poverty.

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Mass Assembly Supports New Policy to Empower Women in Bangladesh

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On April 28, nearly 7,000 women and men gathered in Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh, for a Mass Assembly in support of the newly proposed National Women’s Development Policy. The proposed policy aims to secure a more active role for women in various sectors of national life and equal rights with men politically, economically and socially.

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THP-Uganda's April 2011 Update to the Global Board

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Read highlights from The Hunger Project-Uganda's July-December 2010 official report to the Global Board. The complete report is available for download.

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Chirapaq's April 2011 Update to the Global Board

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Read highlights from July-December 2010 from The Hunger Project partner organization, Chirapaq, in their official report to the Global Board. The complete report is available for download.

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