Empowering Girls

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.

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...

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.