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Blog Post – “You are returning sister, welcome”

By Rebecca Burgess, Country Director of The Hunger Project UK
Just 20 days into my new role as Country Director of The Hunger Project UK and I was fortunate enough to go to Ghana to meet twenty of my fellow Country Leaders from around the world. Here is the story of my trip…

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Media Statement – World Hunger Day 2022

World Hunger Day (Saturday 28th May) launches in the midst of cost-of-living crisis.
This World Hunger Day, the Ukraine crisis risks tipping up to 1.7 billion people — over one-fifth of humanity — into poverty, destitution and hunger, according to the Global Crisis Response Group on Food, Energy and Finance (GCRG).

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International Women’s Day 2022: Changing Climates

Changing Climates: Equality today for a sustainable tomorrow. On March 8, 2022, The Hunger Project celebrates International Women’s Day in honour of the courage and determination of women and girls around the world.  This year’s International...

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Country Director of The Hunger Project UK update

We are sad to announce that Sophie Noonan is stepping down from her role as Country Director of The Hunger Project-UK after more than six years. Sophie was instrumental to our fundraising growth and organisational development over this time.  Sophie...

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Razia, Bangladesh

“Every woman should be skilled and economically self-reliant… Otherwise, the problems of women could never be solved…”

Rita, Ghana

“I worked with the teachers, sensitising the school children on the effects and the harms teenage pregnancy can do to them.”

Rejeya, Bangladesh

“Now I do not pass the night without food and my other family members can eat full meals at night.”