Taking 16 Days of Action Against Gender Violence

On November 25 each year, the United Nations and people around the world recognize the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women to draw attention to the ongoing, systematic physical and mental abuse inflicted on millions of women. But just as this...
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Hot Off the Press: International Day of the Girl Infographic!

Join The Hunger Project in celebrating the first International Day of the Girl on October 11, 2012. We are thrilled with the United Nations' recognition of this important day to raise awareness about the rights of girl children. Learn more and spread the word using our brand new...
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UK Steps Up Development Conversations

Earlier this month, world leaders joined together at the London Summit on Family Planning – cosponsored by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and UK Aid. David Cameron, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, opened the Summit, stating, “In a way, it is so simple – healthy,...
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The Washington Weekly - July 17, 2012

The Hunger Project's Executive VP, John Coonrod, has moved from New York City to Washington, DC to strengthen THP's seat at the table of international development. Each week, John sends us insight into issues of health, policy, human rights and more by way of the Washington...
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Activist from Bangladesh Shares Her Story in Korea

Last week, Ame, an activist with THP-Bangladesh and representative of Youth Ending Hunger, visited Ewha Women’s University’s Global Empowerment Program (EGEP) in Korea. Ame shared her experiences with and efforts to combat sexual harassment, known as ‘eve teasing’ in Bangladesh....
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FAO's 100 Facts You Should Know Before Rio

Rio+20 kicks off in less than two weeks, on June 20. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations  (FAO) wants you to be ready -- and paying attention. Don't miss these 100 crucial facts explaining the link between people, food and the environment. ...
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How Will You Celebrate International Women's Day 2012?

The inaugural International Women's Day (IWD) was honored in 1911 in Austria, Denmark, Germany and Switzerland by a group of women in pursuit of equal employment opportunities. Since then, the international community has raised its collective voice every year, on March 8th, to...
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Thousand Days: Improving the Nutrition of Rural Women - CSW 56 Parallel Event

The Hunger Project was proud to co-host a highly successful parallel event during the 56th Commission on the Status of Women this February in New York City. The parallel event, “Thousand Days: Improving the Nutrition of Rural Women,” was held in association with Franciscans...
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Tweeting the 56th Commission on the Status of Women

Taking place February 27 - March 9, The 56th Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is taking place at the United Nations in New York City. Follow along as THP staff and like-minded organizations live-Tweet the events and join the converstaion with #CSW56 on Twitter. ...
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World Wide Wrap-Up - February 3, 2012

Our world is on the brink of change – change for the better. New policies, new ideas and new technology bring us ever closer to the end of poverty, disease and hunger each day. But with these rapid changes comes a deluge of information. So, beginning in 2012, we at the THP Blog...
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