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Sammelan at Madhya Pradesh

Sammelan at Madhya Pradesh

Convention Brings 200 Elected Women Leaders Together to Review Progress and Set Goals – December 21-22, 2010 Responding to the need for increased women’s participation in local government, 200 newly appointed elected women representatives (EWRs) from the 11 districts of Rewa, Sidhi, Satna, Shahdol, Umaria, Katni, Dindori, Shivpuri, Chattarpur, Harda and Jhabua joined together in Bhopal, … Continue reading

Sarojini Naidu Prize 2010

Sarojini Naidu Prize 2010

The Sarojini Naidu Prize (SNP) for Best Reporting on Women and Panchayati Raj, held every year on the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, is special to The Hunger Project (THP). The prize is primarily aimed at encouraging print media journalists to engage with the leadership of elected women in the grassroots and take cognizance of … Continue reading

President meets President

President meets President

Sarpanch Sharmi Bai, representing Nichlagarh Gram Panchayat, Sirohi District and the Hunger Project met with US President Barrack Obama at an Expo on Democracy and Open Government on 7th November 2010 at Xavier’s College, Mumbai. The Hunger Project was invited to highlight the critical role played by Panchayat elected women representatives in bringing local governments … Continue reading

THP Wins Award for Governance Work in India

THP Wins Award for Governance Work in India

We are pleased to announce that The Hunger Project (THP)-India has been honored as winner of the EdelGive Social Innovation Honours (ESIH) 2011 in the category of Governance for its work strengthening women’s participation in government. In addition to the awareness generated by the announcement, a cash prize was awarded in the amount of US$112,500. … Continue reading