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International Women's Day 2017
International Women's Day 2017

International Women’s Day 2017: Women in the Changing World of Work

Along with millions of people around the globe, The Hunger Project will celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8, a day that honors the achievements and calls attention to the rights of women. This year’s theme is “Women in the Changing World of Work,” driving momentum towards implementing the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), with a particular focus on women’s economic empowerment.
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Combating Violence Against Women in Benin through Community Leadership and Education

Violence and discrimination against women remains a pervasive challenge in Benin. To tackle this issue, The Hunger Project-Benin works with community partners through the Women’s Empowerment Program to raise awareness and empower local women through education and training.
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Preventing the Spread of Malaria, Tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS in Senegal

The Hunger Project-Senegal is proud to report the successful conclusion of another year’s participation in the IntraHealth malaria program. In...
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Expanding Safe Water Enterprise Kiosks in Uganda

In 2013, The Hunger Project (Uganda, Australia and Germany) partnered with Siemens Stiftung and the SkyJuice Foundation to launch the...
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Challenging the Child Marriage Restraint Act In Bangladesh

In December 2016, The Bangladeshi Parliament discussed the Child Marriage Restraint Act 2016, a bill which ostensibly includes a special provision allowing child marriage at any age in “special cases,” such as “accidental” or “illegal” pregnancy, or where a marriage would protect a girl’s “honor.” The Hunger Project-Bangladesh participated in a march to try and halt it.
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