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THP Celebrates International Women's Day Around the World

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The Hunger Project honored International Women's Day 2011 (acknowledged on March 8) throughout the world. Read highlights from THP celebrations in Malawi, Mexico, Bangladesh and the United States.

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Honoring Women Philanthropists

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On this 100th anniversary of International Women's Day, The Hunger Project would like to honor all of the women in our investor family, who are standing in partnership with their sisters around the world. Some of them have shared their thoughts with us on what their participation means to them.

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Launching the Unleashed Women Leaders Initiative

On this, the 100th Anniversary of International Women's Day, The Hunger Project is excited to announce the formal launching of the Unleashed Women Leaders Initiative — a new multi-year funding initiative to focus our attention and resources on the fact that empowering women's leadership is the key to ending hunger.

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THP Celebrates the 100th Anniversary of International Women's Day

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On March 8, 2011, THP will celebrate the 100th Anniversary of International Women's Day. This year's theme calls for universal "equal access to education, training and technology: pathways to decent work for women." Read how THP works in rural regions to empower women with the skills to pursue their own, equal opportunities.

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Investor Leadership Trip to India

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In February 2011, 16 Hunger Project investors from Australia, Canada, Sweden, Germany, the Netherlands, Senegal and the United States visited THP's work in India. A Hunger Project staff member shares the experience.

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Dionne Warwick on NBC's Celebrity Apprentice for The Hunger Project

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We are thrilled to announce that Dionne Warwick will be on the upcoming season (beginning March 6) of NBC's "The Celebrity Apprentice" on behalf of The Hunger Project! Contestants will not be vying for a job with Donald Trump; instead, the business-savvy celebrity contestants will be working towards a greater goal as they raise money for their various charities throughout the season.

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THP Wins Award for Governance Work in India

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The Hunger Project-India has been honored as winner of the EdelGive Social Innovation Honours (ESIH) 2011 in the category of Governance for its work strengthening women's participation in government.

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THP Sets Up Helpline for Sexual Harassment Victims in Bangladesh

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Public sexual harassment, known as "eve teasing," has become one of the most highlighted issues in Bangladesh in recent years. In response, The Hunger Project-Bangladesh has partnered with the country's largest call-center company to provide a helpline for women.

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Wife and Husband Realize Full Potential of Vision, Commitment and Action Workshops

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Mr. and Mrs. Mugerwa have used trainings at their epicenter in Uganda to develop a thriving family business, build a home with an underground well and send their children to school.

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Prestigious Medal Awarded to The Hunger Project-Burkina Faso

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The Hunger Project-Burkina Faso was awarded the medal of "Knight of the National Order" by the nation's President, His Excellency Blaise Compaoré, for its extraordinary progress in combating rural hunger and poverty. THP's Vice President of Africa Programs, Dr. Idrissa O. Dicko, accepted the award on behalf of THP-Burkina Faso.

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