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Breaking the Cycle: Empowering Women to End Malnutrition and Inequality

December 12, 2014

President & CEO Åsa Skogström Feldt explains that when women are empowered, families are healthier, more children attend school, incomes increase and quality of life improves. Read the full article on MediaPlanet.

Debate over Females’ Marriageable Age

November 14, 2014

The ongoing debate regarding a girl's minimum age for marriage has the positive effect of creating awareness of the Child Marriage Restraint Act, said State Minister for Women and Children Affairs Meher Afroz Chumki yesterday. Read the entire article on Daily Star.

Ethiopia on the Right Track to Overcome Hunger

November 11, 2014

The President and Chief Executive Officer The  Hunger Project commended that Ethiopia is on the right track in fighting hunger. Read the entire article on Walta Info.

Hunger Project CEO keeps an eye on development

September 16, 2014

Most recently with Ikea, Åsa Skogstrom Feldt rejoined the Hunger Project as president and chief executive. Says Åsa about the journey to her new position, "When I heard about this organization more than 10 years ago, I was drawn to the way it puts people at the forefront of their own development. That is the only way to create sustainable development."

Read the entire feature on Crain's New York Business.

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MSNBC Morning Joe – What it’s like to live on $1.50 a day

April 18, 2014

The Global Poverty Project’s Hugh Evans and the World Food Program USA’s Hunter Biden join Morning Joe to discuss the "Live Below the Line" campaign, which raises awareness on extreme poverty. Watch the full segment.