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Equality Gender Inequality Food Consumption Hunger

Gender gaps in food: 150 million more women went hungry than men in 2021

Over 800 million went hungry last year; Gender equality and food security directly related, says report
By Madhumita Paul for DownToEarth on August 5, 2022
More Food Insecurity Malnutrition Hunger

Horn of Africa faces most ‘catastrophic’ food insecurity in decades, warns WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) warned on Tuesday that the Greater Horn of Africa is experiencing one of the worst hunger crises of the last 70 years.
From UN News on August 2, 2022
Environment Hunger Climate Change Agricultural Production

9.06 Crore Indians To Go Hungry by 2030 Due to Climate Change: Study

The average temperature is predicted to rise in the range of 2.4 degree Celsius to 4.4 degree Celsius by 2100.
From The Quint on May 14, 2022
More Food Insecurity Income-based Solutions Access to Food

Income-based Solutions Paramount for Addressing Food Insecurity – Experts

Lisa Argiropulos, a single mother of two teenage sons and a resident of Ottawa, Ontario, has been facing food insecurity since 2016, after an accident that left her with chronic pain and disabilities.
By Juliet Morrison for Inter Press Service on July 12, 2022
Environment Nutritional Deficiency Crop Loss Climate Change

Climate change drives down yields and nutrition of Indian crops

Rising temperatures and weather fluctuations may drive hunger and malnutrition in India, unless the country acts urgently
By Fateh Veer Singh Guram for The Third Pole on July 14, 2022
Economy Climate Change COVID-19 Extreme Poverty

75-95 million more on verge of extreme poverty due to climate change, COVID: Report

The report finds that about 1 in 10 people worldwide are suffering from hunger and nearly 1 in 3 people lack regular access to adequate food.
From The New Indian Express on July 8, 2022
More Malnutrition Hunger Food Insecurity

World is moving backwards on eliminating hunger and malnutrition, UN report reveals

The number of people affected by hunger globally rose to as many as 828 million in 2021, according to a new UN report that provides fresh evidence that the world is moving in reverse, away from the Sustainable Development Goal of ending hunger, food insecurity and malnutrition in all its forms, by 2030, when the SDGs are supposed to be realized.
From UN News on July 6, 2022
Justice War Crimes Starvation Conflicts

Starving civilians is an ancient military tactic, but today it’s a war crime in Ukraine, Yemen, Tigray and elsewhere

Despite legal advances, starvation crimes have been evident in recent or current conflicts in Ethiopia, Mali, Myanmar, Nigeria, South Sudan, Syria and Yemen.
More Conflict Droughts Hunger

Conflict, drought, dwindling food support, threatens lives of 20 million in Ethiopia

Hunger is tightening its grip on more than 20 million Ethiopians who are facing conflict in the north, drought in the south and dwindling food and nutrition support beginning next month, the UN food relief agency warned on Thursday.
From UN News on June 23, 2022
Children Child Wasting Malnutrition Hunger

Global hunger crisis pushing one child into severe malnutrition every minute in 15 crisis-hit countries

Ahead of G7 summit, UNICEF appeals for US$1.2 billion to meet urgent needs of 8 million children at risk of death from severe wasting
From UNICEF on June 22, 2022