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International Women’s Day: Eight Powerful Women Leading the Fight to End Hunger

Photo: Guy Calaf for Action Against Hunger, Nigeria   March 8th marks International Women’s Day, an opportunity not only to celebrate the social, economic, cultural, and political achievement of women—but also to take an unflinching look at the harsh legal and social inequalities as well as the abuse and exploitation that limit the advancement of […]

Hunger Heroes: The Fenton Team

Our partners provide crucial support to our programs, helping us save lives and make lasting change. We are excited to share their stories with you.  We spoke to Chris Fenton and the team about what motivates them to support Action Against Hunger’s work in a new series: Hunger Heroes. The Fenton Realty Group has two real estate […]

Tackling malnutrition: A team effort in Senegal

In Matam, Senegal, Action Against Hunger works with mothers, midwives, and youth educators to break the hunger cycle. Photos: Andrew Parsons for Action Against Hunger, Senegal   Despite being one of the most stable economies in West Africa, Senegal continues to suffer from high rates of poverty, unemployment, and high rates of maternal and infant […]

Somalia: Coping with extreme water shortages

Providing Lifelines to 10,000 People Affected by Drought in Bakool. Photo: Action Against Hunger, Somalia. Before drought uprooted Asha Ali’s family from their home, finding enough water for their daily needs was a major challenge that dominated her day and often pushed her to the limits of her physical strength. To get to the nearest […]

Updates from Bangladesh

Photo: Dildar and hew newborn son. Kathleen Prior for Action Against Hunger. Danny Glenwright, our Executive Director, is in Bangladesh. He’s at the Kutupalong refugee camp, now one of the largest refugee camps in the world. He’s sending us daily photo and video updates, which we’re sharing here. Check back daily to see his dispatches. […]

Violence against women is also: Assuming what I’m thinking or what I need

Photo: Sadeque Rahman for Action Against Hunger.   16 DAYS OF ACTIVISM AGAINST GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE From November 25th, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, and until December 10th, Human Rights Day, the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence is a global campaign to galvanize action to end violence against women […]