Women Are Hungrier: School Meals

Giving women and girls access to education is one of the most powerful things we can do to solve hunger. Women and girls reinvest 90 percent of their income back into their families, compared to the average 30-40 percent.

Women Are Hungrier: Nutrition and Babies – first 1,000 days

Hunger claims the lives of more than 3 million children each year. 45 percent of deaths among children under age 5 are caused by malnutrition. Nutrition during the first 1,000 days determines the course of a child's life, and in time, shapes the fate of our planet.

Women Are Hungrier: Small-Scale Female Farmers

More than half of the world’s hungry people are farmers in rural areas who tend fields of five acres or less. Giving female farmers equal access to resources could reduce the number of people living in hunger and poverty by 100-150 million.

“I Thought You Needed a Lot of Money to Eat Well. I Was Wrong.”

90% of the Burundian population depends on agriculture for their survival. Their daily diet —for both children and adults — consists mainly of cassava leaves and Irish potatoes.

The Four Pillars of Hunger

For the third year in a row, hunger is on the rise – 821 million people across the globe are hungry. In a world of such abundance, how can that be? To help you better understand, we’ve explained the four pillars that affect food security: availability, access, utilization and stability. Watch to learn more about why people go hungry, and what you can do to help.

WFP Homegrown School Feeding

Learn more about WFP’s homegrown school feeding in Rwanda. Video provided by WFP Rwanda.

Young Child Gets Arm Measured in Yemen

Hacking Hunger – Episode 32: The Magic of a Meal: How School Feeding Transforms

Homegrown school feeding is not only transforming the lives of students, but entire communities.

Malnutrition Treatment in Yemen

Food Assistance in Somalia

Health Clinic in Jordan

Food Distribution in Ethiopia

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5.5 Million People

are marching toward starvation in Zimbabwe.

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