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.
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.