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World Food Day 2019: The Moringa Plant

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Today is World Food Day! This year, World Food Day is focusing on healthy diets for a zero hunger world, because healthy and sustainable diets should be affordable and accessible to everyone.  The Moringa Plant  We know that the key to achieving a nutritious diet entails empowering communities to leverage local, natural resources. This is why we…

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The Dr. Badiul Majumdar Series: How We Shift Mindsets

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This is the third video in our special series with Dr. Badiul Majumdar, Country Director of The Hunger Project Bangladesh. He discusses how The Hunger Project shifts mindsets of people living in hunger from one of dependency to empowerment through our Vision, Commitment, Action workshops.   Video credit: https://patrickmoran.com.au/  Invest in a hunger-free Bangladesh here.

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International Day of the Girl 2019

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Today is International Day of the Girl. Here at The Hunger Project, we’re celebrating the unscripted and unstoppable girls who are ending hunger around the world. Meet Bonani In the Bagherhat District of Bangladesh, Bonani is a young girl who attends high school.  In many parts of Bangladesh, girls are denied an education. Continuing beyond…

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The Dr. Badiul Majumdar Series: Vision for Bangladesh

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Dr. Badiul Majumdar, Country Director of The Hunger Project Bangladesh, visited Australia recently and talked at a number of events around the country. Our team in Bangladesh are executing community-led initiatives and solutions to address the extreme cycle of hunger and poverty that exists in their country. We sat down with Dr. Badiul Majumdar to…

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The Dr. Badiul Majumdar Series: Hosniara’s Story

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Dr. Badiul Majumdar, Country Director of The Hunger Project Bangladesh, tells the story of a young woman named Hosniara from Bangladesh who transformed her situation after taking part in training with The Hunger Project.

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How Climate Change is Causing Levels of Hunger to Rise

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Despite increased efforts to end hunger by 2030, the amount of people living in chronic hunger has risen since 2015. The number of people living in hunger is now 821 million people, which corresponds to roughly one in nine people. One of the main culprits? Climate change. When you think about climate change, it brings…

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Breaking the Cycle in Bangladesh

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Bangladesh has an extreme child malnutrition rate. After a devastating famine in 1974, there was an enormous flow of aid to Bangladesh that was required to sustain the country. Reliance on foreign aid has now created a mindset of dependancy for the government and people of Bangladesh. Twenty-four million people live below the poverty line,…

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An Interview with Olivia Ruello, CEO of Business Chicks

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Olivia Ruello, CEO of Business Chicks, Australia’s largest and most influential community for women, is a passionate and long-time supporter of The Hunger Project’s work.   At Business Chicks, they know that every woman has the capacity to do amazing things. Whether you run your own business or work in an office, they provide connection and support for women…

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Meet Razia: Protesting Child Marriage

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In Bangladesh, boys are typically valued more than girls. Girls are often pulled out of school at a young age to be married off. They aren’t able to earn an income for themselves or have a say in family decisions. They are made to look after their siblings and families, do the household chores and other…

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Lessons from THP Bangladesh Country Director, Dr. Badiul Majumdar.

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We were fortunate enough to host Dr. Badiul Majumdar and his wife, Tazima, this month, at a series of speaking events around Australia. You may have attended one of his talks about pioneering change and becoming a resilient leader.    If there is anyone to talk about resilience and leadership, it’s Dr. Majumdar. He has been leading the…

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