Women Are Hungry for Change. For Equality. For Food. Meet 10 of Them.

Women face enormous obstacles, yet they are growing crops, delivering medical care, becoming teachers and providing for their families in situations we can hardly imagine.

How Blockchain Technology Is Helping Refugees Grocery Shop in Conflict Zones

Bassam and his children fled conflict in Syria, landing at a refugee camp in Jordan. He tries hard to shop for ingredients from home to share with his kids. That loving errand has been made much easier with blockchain technology.

“I Am Hopeful for Peace.” One Mother’s Story of Surviving Conflict and Loss in South Sudan

“On May 8, 2018, I gave birth to my last-born child, and the next day, on May 9, my husband was killed," says Deborah. Her and her children have seen more than their share of hardship, including hunger.

Once Indentured Servants, Former Kamlari Women Take Charge of Their Futures

After years of working in a centuries-old system of slavery, these women are building better lives for their families.

Hunger and Domestic Violence: How Today’s Food Aid Builds Dams, Fills Bellies & Empowers Women

Patience Mauhura has a message for women: Don't wait for your husbands. Think outside the box. Use your hands and your brains. It's time to work hard.

US Against Hunger

The US Against Hunger series explores key drivers of food insecurity including conflict, gender inequality, climate change and food waste. Join our next event.

How to Grow Goat Food in the Sahara, Barley in Refugee Camps & Veggies in Desert Slums

Refugees are rigging up simple hydroponic production units using only local materials to grow fresh grass for their goats. It's just one way WFP's helps people in conflict zones.

It’s in the Bag! This Simple Storage System Is Slashing Food Loss.

Farmers in Sudan lose up to 40% of their crops every year. Our hermetic bags cost just $2 and reduce loss to less than 2%.

While Many Women Celebrate Progress This Year, 500 Million Are Still Left Behind

It's International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, and despite earning less, studies show that when women earn an income, they reinvest 90% of it back into their families and communities.

World Food Program USA Announces Fall 2020 Grantees of the Catherine Bertini Trust Fund

Her Future Coalition and Speak Up for the Poor will receive grants to expand their programs and make an even greater impact on the lives of the women and girls they serve. 

Exploited and Trafficked: Education Saves Girls in India and Bangladesh From Gender-Based Violence

This World Food Day, World Food Program USA is proud to announce two new grantees for the Catherine Bertini  Trust Fund for Girls’ Education.

This One Simple Thing Can Feed Children, Reduce Inequality, Empower Women and Girls, and Break the Cycle of Poverty

What is "home grown" school feeding? It's not only transforming the lives of students, but entire communities.

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