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Elected Women Demand Equity in Bihar

At a Bihar State Level Convention, elected women representatives and girls demand that government authorities pay attention to their rights as equal citizens in a democracy. Read More

Leading Philanthropic Organization Invests in The Hunger Project-India and Women’s Empowerment

Dasra, a leading philanthropic organization, will be funding The Hunger Project’s work in the state of Bihar over the next three years, affecting more than 700 elected women representatives through various interventions. Read More

Fairer Elections in India: Calling For an End To Discriminatory Practices that Target Poor Women

A group of Elected Women Representatives (EWR) have been advocating for a fairer process in the upcoming elections in Bihar, a state in the Northern part of India. Read More

“Equality for Women is Progress for All” 2014 #IWD Celebrations

On March 8, 2014, The Hunger Project joined billions of people in celebrating International Women's Day (IWD) to honor women around the world and to rise up to advocate, as a global community, for equality, prosperity and the empowerment of all women. The 2014 theme for International Women’s Day was: Equality for women is progress for all. Here are some highlights from the inspiring celebrations among The Hunger Project’s global community. Read More