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New Report Links Economic Vulnerability And Rising Food Insecurity

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This article originally appeared on The Hunger Project website. SOFI 2019: Economic vulnerability puts world at risk of not meeting global nutrition targets. The 2019 State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World report released in July 2019 explores the ongoing rise in global hunger. This year’s report called attention to the alarming departure from a…

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Unleashed is back for 2019!

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Unleashed is a powerful global movement to educate, train and empower women so they can end hunger and poverty for everyone, and enable their families and communities to flourish. If she can, we can.   To date, we’ve raised $278,000 through Unleashed, and in our fourth year of the campaign, we are partnering with like-minded businesses. This…

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This village forest is in danger of disappearing forever

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Imagine spending hours every day in the forest gathering food for your family and fodder for livestock.  Now imagine that, one day, the forest is gone. What would you do?  For the women of Uttarakhand, the forest is an important symbol of life and part of the everyday culture to which they are strongly connected – and…

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What if you were told you were worthless?

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  What if I told you that, in an economic sense, you’re worthless? In Uttarakhand, systemic discrimination tells women they hold less value than men.     Widows are left destitute after their husbands die because pensions aren’t distributed to women properly. Mothers are forced to leave the workforce after they give birth to become full-time, stay-at-home parents, giving up their…

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