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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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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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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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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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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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5 THP themed Christmas gifts that give back

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This festive season there are many ways you can give back to The Hunger Project. Some of our generous partners have come up with some amazing Christmas gifts that will suit everyone including those who are hardest to buy for. Decjuba THP Tote Bags – $9.95 Decjuba has done it again! They’ve created a simple…

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#It Takes A Village to send a girl to school

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When a girl is given the opportunity to go to school, everything changes. Like what changes, you ask? For a girl in Bangladesh education can:   However, a girl can’t do it on her own – it takes a village. Entire villages get together in the areas where The Hunger Project works in Bangladesh to…

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Positive results in Bangladesh

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One of the programs run by THP in Bangladesh builds the capacity of elected women, focused on two core areas: 1) to challenge gender inequality and violence against women, and 2) enabling women to effectively participate in local politics. The program – called POWER for Political Participation for Women for Equal Rights – raises awareness…

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