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An Unleashed 2019 Update

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We are already halfway through Unleashed 2019! Currently, 820 million people live in hunger globally. Studies show that when women are empowered and earn an income, they spend a significant portion of it on their families. This may be on things like education, health and food. We started Unleashed as a powerful, global movement to…

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Meet Kaushalya Bisht, an elected woman saving the forests in India

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Kaushalya Bisht is a council President in Uttarakhand. After training with The Hunger Project, she is now leveraging public office to refocus attention on the issue of preserving the forests.   “In the mountains, forests are a lifeline for women. The wood from the forest is what we use to build our houses and for firewood. The…

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You’re invited to our next Changemakers Series event!

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After a successful first event in our Changemakers Series, we are returning for a very special second event in Melbourne on the power of being resilient. This is a unique opportunity to hear from one of Bangladesh’s most powerful and compassionate forces for change. Dr. Badiul Alam Majumdar, Country Director of The Hunger Project Bangladesh,…

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It’s World Breastfeeding Week!

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Breastfeeding is one of the most effective ways to ensure child health and survival. It enables gender equality while also contributing to the sustainable end of world hunger and poverty. However, many mothers globally face cultural stigma against early breastfeeding, or do not have access to information about infant nutrition. This is why The Hunger…

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New Report Links Economic Vulnerability And Rising Food Insecurity

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This article originally appeared on The Hunger Project website. SOFI 2019: Economic vulnerability puts world at risk of not meeting global nutrition targets. The 2019 State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World report released in July 2019 explores the ongoing rise in global hunger. This year’s report called attention to the alarming departure from a…

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Unleashed is back for 2019!

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Unleashed is a powerful global movement to educate, train and empower women so they can end hunger and poverty for everyone, and enable their families and communities to flourish. If she can, we can.   To date, we’ve raised $278,000 through Unleashed, and in our fourth year of the campaign, we are partnering with like-minded businesses. This…

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Bangladeshi Community Rallying to Stop Child Marriage

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Around the world, 39,000 girls get married every day. This is especially a challenge in lower income countries like Bangladesh. Here, one in three girls will marry before the age of 18.  Her Choice is an alliance of organisations that are working to stop child marriage in 11 countries. Their long-term goal is to create communities in which…

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Combating Malaria in Malawi 

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The Hunger Project has been working with partner organisations in Malawi to combat the spread of malaria since 2011.  Malaria remains one of the world’s leading killers. According to the World Health Organization, it claims the life of one child every two minutes. Progress has been made in limiting the scope of the disease in Africa. However,…

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K – Knowledge is power 

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“I found this program incredibly grounding, transportive and enlightening – I learnt as much from the group as I did from the village partners and for that I’m truly grateful.”  – Georgie Owen, Paralegal, Pinsent Masons  Work, exercise, family, friends, eat and sleep. It’s easy for us to fall into a pattern where nothing changes and we don’t challenge ourselves. …

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C – Courageous conversations 

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“Being in the villages and seeing how people live at a variety of stages of development allowed me to see, feel, smell and listen to the conditions that THP’s village partners live in.”  – Amanda White, Director of institutional content at Conexus Financial  Courageous conversations can lead to spectacular and even completely unforeseen outcomes. Sometimes…

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