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 The Hunger Project in the News

Letter to the Editor submitted to the Financial Times by Jill Lester

March 24, 2008

in response to "UN Pleads for $500 Million to Avoid Food Crisis," March 24, 2008, by Javier Blas (download pdf of letter) (link to full article)

Christian Science Monitor — Readers Respond to ‘An End to Poverty’ by Mark Lange

March 21, 2008

Jill Lester: "Poverty will not end until and unless the girls and women of the developing world are empowered... (link to article)

Investing in Women and Girls: NYC Celebrates International Women’s Day

March 11, 2008

Several hundred women andmen gathered last Thursday evening at St. Bartholomew’s Church in midtown Manhattan to celebrate International Women’s Day. The celebration, organized by a coalition of organizations was one of the only public events in New York City outside the United Nations system... (pdf of press release)

Hindustan Times — Eye on the Future

March 8, 2008

Not one to sit at home, and weep Guneet accepted the setback and got on with her life...[She] soon found herself volunteering at the now Qutub-based organisation, The Hunger Project. Today she manages their PR and communications portfolio... (link to full article)

Letter to the Editor submitted to The Guardian (UK) by Jill Lester

March 7, 2008

in response to "Action on Poverty Leaving Women and Girls Behind - Report," March 7, 2008, by Larry Elliott (download pdf of letter) (link to full article)