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International Youth Day 2022

International Youth Day 2022

International Youth Day is celebrated on August 12 to recognize the influence of young people around the world and to promote their inclusive involvement in building a better future.

International Day of the African Child 2022

International Day of the African Child 2022

This year’s theme of the Day of the African Child is calling for introspection and commitment to addressing issues that children face across the continent as a result of harmful practices.

World Hunger Day 2022: #YouthEndingHunger

World Hunger Day 2022: #YouthEndingHunger

World Hunger Day, May 28, addresses the urgent need to raise awareness of the dramatic rise in hunger in recent years. This year we call special attention to the role of youth in a sustainable, hunger-free future.

Girls LEAD Act 2021

Girls LEAD Act 2021

Girls often have the least access to leadership and decision-making roles, especially in developing countries.

We Stand with India

We Stand with India

As COVID cases across India rise to devastating levels, we stand in solidarity with our community partners and staff who are on the frontlines of this human crisis.

Women In Leadership: Opportunities For Women Panchayat Leaders

Can supporting women to become decision makers and leaders really change economic and social development in rural villages in India? At The Hunger Project-India and The Hunger Project around the world, we’ve increasingly focused on the role of women in public office....

Ban Hunger and Poverty – Not People

New York, July 19, 2017 - On the sidelines of the 2017 UN High-Level Political Forum last month in New York, we hosted a side event to discuss the effects of migration on gender equality and development. The event was co-organized by The Hunger Project and Church...

A Working Framework for 2030: Sustainable Development Goals

A Working Framework for 2030: Sustainable Development Goals

We are pleased to announce that The UN Open Working Group has released its Draft of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for the Post 2015 Agenda. As an organization that is dedicated to a holistic and integrated approach to end world hunger, we were excited to...

Celebrate World Hunger Day 2014!

Join The Hunger Project family in celebrating our fourth annual World Hunger Day on Wednesday, May 28, 2014! World Hunger Day, launched by The Hunger Project-UK in 2011, aims to inspire people all over the world to show their solidarity and support for the women, men...

Gaining Perspective through Live Below the Line

From April 28-May 2, The Hunger Project staff and over 220 Live Below the Line champions spent $1.50 a day on food and beverage for five days to change the way people think about extreme poverty – all while supporting our work in villages worldwide. Shivani...

Global Week of Action: Vote for the World You Want

Vote today in the United Nations global vote, and say this is MY World. MY World is a United Nations global survey for citizens. The goal of the survey is to capture people’s voices, priorities and views, so world leaders can be informed as they begin the process of...

Changing Mindsets, Empowering People

Hunger Project Executive Vice President John Coonrod recently spoke with Let’s Talk (a blog hosted by the World Bank’s Chief Economist) team as part of the launch of the World Bank’s upcoming World Development Report on "mind and culture." The World Bank annually...

Celebrate Earth Day 2014 with The Hunger Project

The Hunger Project joins millions of people around the world in celebrating Earth Day this April 22. Protecting and restoring our natural environment is fundamental to ending hunger and poverty. The communities with whom we work are comprised primarily of food farmers...

Empowering Youth Parliament Leaders in Bangladesh

One third of the population in Bangladesh is less than twenty years old. The Hunger Project-Bangladesh is proud to work with this sizable, empowered force for community change. Activists like Poroma Kanya (pictured) engage with Youth Ending Hunger (YEH), the youth...

International Youth Day 2022

International Youth Day 2022

International Youth Day is celebrated on August 12 to recognize the influence of young people around the world and to promote their inclusive involvement in building a better future.

International Day of the African Child 2022

International Day of the African Child 2022

This year’s theme of the Day of the African Child is calling for introspection and commitment to addressing issues that children face across the continent as a result of harmful practices.

World Hunger Day 2022: #YouthEndingHunger

World Hunger Day 2022: #YouthEndingHunger

World Hunger Day, May 28, addresses the urgent need to raise awareness of the dramatic rise in hunger in recent years. This year we call special attention to the role of youth in a sustainable, hunger-free future.

Girls LEAD Act 2021

Girls LEAD Act 2021

Girls often have the least access to leadership and decision-making roles, especially in developing countries.

We Stand with India

We Stand with India

As COVID cases across India rise to devastating levels, we stand in solidarity with our community partners and staff who are on the frontlines of this human crisis.