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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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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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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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