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The Hunger Project in the News
There's no doubt about it — Flora Mtuwana is an extraordinary woman. This mother of two from Malawi spent most of her life in a daily struggle to meet the basic needs of her family... (link to full article)
(An online exhibit of the International Museum of Women) Because women are traditionally responsible for meeting their families' basic needs, their contribution to local government has been crucial. It is clear that women's leadership in panchayats is transforming India.... (link to full article)
Social action comes in many forms these days, sometimes in unlikely combinations, such as: grilled cheese makers in Vermont teaming up with female farmers in Burkina Faso. Or students' grasping world hunger issues ... with greasy fingers.
Rita Sarin, country director of the Hunger Project, argues that this is all to the good. When a woman holds the reins, she is more likely to invest government monies in providing better quality rations to the needy than in constructing a lamppost... (link to full article)