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Women’s Empowerment

Stella’s Story.

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We will never forget the look on Stella’s face when she described having no choice but to marry off her 14-year old grand-daughter, Emilida, to keep the other three children in her care alive. Stella’s eyes were heavy. The shame she felt was etched on her face. No choice. What would you do? Save three…

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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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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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International Women’s Day 2019 – Better the balance, better the world!

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On 8 March The Hunger Project will be celebrating International Women’s Day and the theme of ‘Balance is Better’. It is a day on which we stop and reflect on the milestones made to date for women, and also look to the next actions required for achieving gender equality.   We are working to creating a future free from hunger and in doing so…

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