India News

THP-India Shines a Spotlight on Women

India update to the Global Board

In 2013 India focused heavily on women's leadership and gender-centered program activities. As part of their commitment to women, THP-India successfully completed a 16-day campaign on Violence Against Women  with 30 other organizations across the region. In addition, THP-India trained elected women representatives in a number of topics including advocacy and forming alliances.

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Celebrating 2013 International Women's Day Around the World

Meher Afroj Chumki, a member of Parliament in Bangaldesh, opens the 2013 International Women's Day Rally in Dhaka

Each year, The Hunger Project joins billions of people around the world in celebrating International Women's Day (IWD) to honor and raise a voice for women around the world. Particularly relevant given recent violent acts against women, this year's IWD theme was “A promise is a promise: Time for action to end violence against women.” On March 8, 2013, thousands of women and men partnered with The Hunger Project around the world to advocate for equality, prosperity and empowerment for all women – see how.

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No Silence on Violence Against Women

Rita Sarin's IWD 2013 Statement, No Silence on Violence Against Women

Rita Sarin, Country Director for The Hunger Project-India, issues a statment for International Women's Day 2013 calling for an end to all types of violence against women in India and around the world.

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