Help Women Feed the World

 
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  • Help Women Feed the World posted a progress report
    Hunger and Violence Against Women
    By - Mei Powers - Manager, Organizational Advancement
    Dear Friends, I wanted to share a case study that shows how hunger and food insecurity can make women and girls and men and boys more vulnerable to violence. This is why Women Thrive works on both issues. Please see the synopsis and link to the full story below. Also, attached please find an invitation to our upcoming...
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    • Mei
      Mei The webcast of the event will remain available after the breakfast. So even if you can't join us live, you can watch later at your leisure. Feel free to let us know what you think by leaving comments here, on Facebook, or Twitter!
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    • Mei
      Mei Pictures from the event have been uploaded to Flickr! http://www.flickr.com/photos/womenthriveworldwide/sets/72157629125969980/
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  • Help Women Feed the World posted a progress report
    Include Female Farmers on Climate Change Issues
    By - Mei Powers - Manager, Organizational Advancement
    I wanted to share a special update from the field. Lydia Sasu, Executive Director of Development Action Association (our local partner in Ghana), has called on the government to include women farmers on issues and policies relating to climate change. Attached is the original news article of Lydia attending a conference in...
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  • Help Women Feed the World has received 130 donations
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  • Help Women Feed the World posted a progress report
    A Look Back at 2011
    By - Mei Powers - Manager
    Dear GlobalGiving Supporters, I wanted to send a special thank you to everyone from the GlobalGiving community that supported our work this year. There are a lot of worthy projects on GlobalGiving, and you chose us. That means a lot to us, and we are incredibly grateful.  We have achieved a lot this year for millions...
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  • Help Women Feed the World posted a progress report
    THIS SUNDAY (12/18): See Ritu on CSPAN
    By - Mei Powers - Senior Associate
    Please tune in on Sunday morning (12/18/11) at 9:15 AM EST to watch Ritu Sharma, President and Co-Founder of Women Thrive Worldwide, on CSPAN Washington Journal. The 15 minute interview—covering a range of topics including the international affairs budget, its impact on women, and women's issues in general such as...
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    • Mei
      Mei In case you missed it, here is the link to the interview: http://222.c-spanvideo.org/program/GlobalSta
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    Mei Tune in on 12/18/11 at 9:15 AM EST to watch Ritu Sharma on CSPAN Washington Journal. The 15 minute interview will be followed by a call-in session, where you can call to participate.
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  • Help Women Feed the World posted a progress report
    World Rural Women's Day 2011
    By - Mei Powers - Senior Associate
    Women Thrive Worldwide's partner in Ghana, the Development Action Association, hosted an event on this year's World Rural Women's Day to highlight the challeneges that women farmers face continue to face. The event recognized the contributions rural women make towards improving food security, eradicating poverty, and...
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    Mei Women Thrive asked USAID Administrator Raj Shah, "How is the US addressing gender-based violence in the Horn of Africa?"See www.whitehouse.gov/photos-and-video/video/2011/10/26/open-questions-crisis-horn-africa, minute 23.
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  • Help Women Feed the World posted a progress report
    Putting the Spotlight on Women Farmers at World Food Prize Day
    By - Mei Powers - Senior Associate
    THANK YOU! With your support (and in partnership with Land O’Lakes, Inc. and the Food and Agriculture Organization), Women Thrive Worldwide’s panel event “Feeding a Hungry World: Why we must invest in the next generation of female farmers” at this year’s World Food Prize was a tremendous...
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  • Help Women Feed the World has made updates to their project page.
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  • Help Women Feed the World posted a progress report
    YOU'RE INVITED! - 10/23 Feeding a Hungry World
    By - Mei Powers - Senior Associate
    Dear Friends, Please join Women Thrive Worldwide next week for an exciting panel discussion, entitled "Feeding a Hungry World: Why we must invest in the next generation of female farmers," held in conjunction with the Food and Agriculture Organization and Land O’Lakes, Inc. at this year’s...
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  • Help Women Feed the World posted a progress report
    Women and the Horn of Africa: The Suffering and the Solution
    By - Mei Powers - Senior Associate
    On behalf of Women Thrive Worldwide’s staff, board, and the community that we serve THANK YOU. Your generosity has helped us earn a permanent place within the GlobalGiving community and raise $3,200—nearly a third of our $10,000 goal—to support women worldwide in their efforts to end poverty and hunger in...
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  • Help Women Feed the World posted a progress report
    Ending starvation in the Horn of Africa, and world
    By - Mei Powers - Senior Associate
      Women and the Horn of Africa Crisis As the world focused on political battles in Washington, a devastating humanitarian crisis erupted, claiming thousands of lives in the Eastern Horn of Africa, with Somalia suffering the worst impacts of the drought-induced famine. As in almost all crises, women are...
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      Mei USAID Raj Shah "loves working with Women Thrive." See minute 23 of the open discussion organized by the White House Office of Public Engagement yesterday about what the U.S. is doing in response to the crisis in the Horn of Africa. See video here:... Read more »
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  • Help Women Feed the World has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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