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Hugh Evans

Toilets: A Simple and Surprising Way to Advance Equality for Girls and Women

Hugh Evans | Posted 06.14.2015 | Impact
Hugh Evans

Getting a toilet into every home could be one of the best ways to promote equality for girls and women. A piece published on BBC India last year, explained that defecating in the open puts women in a dangerous position.

How HuffPost And Global Citizen Are Working Together To Fight For Global Justice

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.22.2015 | Business

Hugh Evans and Jordan Hewson of Global Citizen sat down with Arianna on HuffPost Live at Davos Thursday to share how HuffPost and Global Citizen are w...

ONE ON ONE: Hugh Evans on Ending Extreme Poverty

Katherine Keating | Posted 07.13.2014 | Home
Katherine Keating

Now 31, Hugh has been passionate about eradicating extreme poverty in the world's poorest nations. "I really believe that if people are informed about issues of global poverty, they'll respond," Hugh says in this One On One interview. His goal is to build a movement to end extreme poverty and curate large scale campaigns at tipping point moments that can influence world leaders to do things that they otherwise might not be inclined to do. "I am entirely convinced that a well organized group of hundreds of thousands of young people around the world can change the world for ever," Hugh says. "I believe if we work together and are committed for the long haul we are going to see the end of extreme poverty in our life time."

7 Millennials Who Are Too Busy Changing The World To Take Selfies

The Huffington Post | Karin Swanson | Posted 10.26.2016 | Impact

The old narcissistic, entitled millennial stereotype has grown tired. From tech to business to medicine, these young people have proven they're changi...

Forbes' 30 Under 30 Social Entrepreneurs | Posted 12.17.2012 | Impact

The young disruptors, innovators and entrepreneurs on our annual listing of the 30 under 30 are impatient to change the world. In each of 15 categorie...

Dream Big, Do Bigger: What I Learned From Being a Part of the Global Festival

Amanda Slavin | Posted 11.27.2012 | Impact
Amanda Slavin

He asked me that day how involved I wanted to be, and I trusted these three men implicitly and instantly dove in fully to support this dream of creating a nonprofit music festival in Central Park.

Raising Kids Who Care

Homa Sabet Tavangar | Posted 11.25.2012 | Parents
Homa Sabet Tavangar

Children have an incredible capacity to care, to give and to empathize from a very young age. It has nothing to do with pity. An instinct for justice comes naturally to a young child, who is free from skepticism, prejudice and doubt.

The Story Behind The Greatest Concert For Poverty Of All Time

New York Times | Posted 10.23.2012 | Impact

If there is such a thing as a prodigy in the world of philanthropy, Hugh Evans fits the bill. At 14, after visiting a Manila slum with the Christian h...