In nearly two thirds of the world’s countries, women are more likely than men to suffer from hunger and food insecurity. Here are the six reasons why.
“We simply believe that girls have the right to an education and deserve to have their voices heard.” - Zack Fowler, Executive Director of WISER International
From nursing and tending chickens to farming and feeding 18 million school kids. Meet six women from Guatemala to Yemen who are fighting to end extreme poverty and hunger.
Children form the future human capital of a nation, and school feeding programs provide a key support in building the foundations.
Nicaraguan women explain how they overcame old ways of doing things, where men controlled the family's money and material goods. Now women are farming land, making joint decisions and managing household income.
Shadia, age 15, was displaced from her home in south Idlib in Syria in early September and now lives in a camp in north Idlib.
3 women, 3 very different stories, 1 training program—giving vulnerable young people a voice.
On International Women’s Day, World Food Program USA is proud to announce our recipients of the Spring 2018 Catherine Bertini Trust Fund awards—Starfish and the International Institute of Rural Reconstruction.
Rohingya women share their stories of using electronic food vouchers to buy the food they need. These vouchers empower them to make food decisions for their families.
Kawinzi Muiu, who grew up studying African writers like Chinua Achebe alongside stanzas from Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, learned the importance of education and equal opportunities from her mother.