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....

Measuring Women’s Empowerment in India

The Hunger Project-India has designed a new tool, the Composite Capacity Index, to measure the overall empowerment of elected women representatives who participate in our programs.

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 New Generation of Local Female Leaders in India

The reservation of 50% of the seats for women for local assemblies in Rajasthan has led to a new generation of local female leaders. The Hunger Project has been working to train these women to become effective leaders in their communities.

Strengthening Women’s Leadership in India

The Hunger Project-India strengthens women’s leadership across seven states through active engagement of Elected Women Representatives (EWRs) and their federations. Read more to learn how their influence is growing nationwide.

THP-India Strengthens Capacity of Elected Women Leaders

THP-India incorporated the issues of food security and malnutrition into the work of the Elected Women Representatives in the five THP-India states with the highest levels of malnutrition. In addition, various workshops for women were held throughout the country on topics, informing women about government processes and their rights, and THP-India contributed to the Convention to Eliminate All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).

Stopping Two-Child Laws that Harm Women Leaders in India

At a time when The Hunger Project has empowered more than 80,000 elected women representatives in India to be effective change agents in their villages, ambitious women’s voices are being silenced by a Two-Child Norm policy that prohibits the participation of any representative with more than two living children. The policy restricts women’s political participation, hampers the growth of female political leadership, and further marginalizes the most effective community of leaders.

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....

Measuring Women’s Empowerment in India

The Hunger Project-India has designed a new tool, the Composite Capacity Index, to measure the overall empowerment of elected women representatives who participate in our programs.

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.