Empowering Girls

Girls LEAD Act 2021

Girls LEAD Act 2021

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

A Journey to Challenge Child Marriage in India

A Journey to Challenge Child Marriage in India

Since 2015, we have actively worked to build support structures for young girls across the country to address the issue of early child marriage. The #GirlsChangeTracks program is part of our innovative approach to this generations-old challenge.

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...

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...

Gender Is Fundamental to All the MDGs

On Monday, March 10, The Hunger Project, in partnership with BRAC and Center for Health and Gender Equity (CHANGE), hosted a side event during the UN’s 58th session of the Commission on the Status of Women in New York City. Titled “Gender Is Fundamental to All the...

My Soul Sings A Different Beat – By Fiona Anchal

Fiona Anchal, a businesswoman who returned from her journey to India with The Hunger Project and Business Chicks in February, reflects on her experience. Business Chicks is a professional network based in Australia that connects businesswomen through their online...

One Billion Rising: The Hunger Project’s #ReasonToRise 2014

One in three women on the planet will experience violence in her lifetime. On February 14, 2014, The Hunger Project rose up in support of these one billion women. The Hunger Project joined the One Billion Rising (OBR) movement to RISE, RELEASE, DANCE, and demand...

Get Out the Give on #GivingTuesday!

The retail sector has benefited for years from coordinating national shopping days around the holidays. Everyone knows “Black Friday” or “Cyber Monday.” But this year, for the second year in a row, something unique will take place on December 3, 2013: #GivingTuesday....

The Best Investment Against Violence

Putting an end to the conditions of poverty and marginalization in which indigenous women live is the best way to eradicate violence. Statement by CHIRAPAQ Director Tarcila Rivera Zea for 2013 International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. Peru...

Reuniting with Mudderakka

In 2000, The Hunger Project's Annual Fall Gala launched a formal prioritization of Elected Women Representatives in India. That evening, we were honored to hear from one such empowered leader named Mudderakka who amazed all in attendance with her story of strength and...

Listen to Exec VP John Coonrod: Empowering Women at Every Level

Our Executive Vice President, John Coonrod, was a guest on the weekly radio show Green Hour. He explains why The Hunger Project's women-led strategy to reducing hunger and poverty is crucial to reaching the Millenium Development Goals (MDGs) and points to Malawi...

Girls LEAD Act 2021

Girls LEAD Act 2021

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

A Journey to Challenge Child Marriage in India

A Journey to Challenge Child Marriage in India

Since 2015, we have actively worked to build support structures for young girls across the country to address the issue of early child marriage. The #GirlsChangeTracks program is part of our innovative approach to this generations-old challenge.

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...

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...