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.

How to Grow Grass for Goats in the Face of Drought, Heat and Hunger

Refugees are rigging up simple hydroponic production units using only local materials to grow fresh grass for their goats.

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.

How Blockchain Is Helping WFP Fight Against the Coronavirus in Bangladesh

Blockchain is helping people in the largest refugee camp in the world get quicker, easier, more straightforward access to the lifesaving assistance they need.

During the Pandemic, WFP Is Standing up to the Scourge of Childhood Hunger: By Focusing on Moms

The key to ending malnutrition isn't a mystery, nor does it require any high-tech innovation. It starts with the first 1,000 days of a child's life. And it starts with the mother.

17M Underage Girls Become Mothers Every Year and They Are So Hard to Reach

We need to remind the world of the exponential power of investing in adolescent girls. "If this was the stock market, you’d have investors flocking," says one doctor.

WFP and Government of Uttar Pradesh Work Together to Address Malnutrition in Children

New food production plants across Uttar Pradesh could reach more than 3 million at-risk kids with nutritious take-home rations - and they'll be led by rural women.

Breastfeeding in Emergencies: The Struggles of New Mothers in the World’s Largest Refugee Camp

In episode 33 of the Hacking Hunger podcast, we highlight the challenges faced by pregnant mothers, new moms and young children in this pop-up city.

How Happy and Her Baby Got Healthy: a Little Food, a Garden and a $22 Loan

The closest job Happy's husband could find was 600 miles away, leaving her to care for their two children while pregnant with their third. A local clinic and a micro loan changed their lives.

This Is What We Mean When We Say Hunger, and Eight Other Little Known Facts

What does hunger mean? Is it the same for everyone? What's the difference between malnutrition and undernutrition? Here we unpack the most common misconceptions.

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WFP Receives Nobel Peace Prize

Conflict is the #1 cause of hunger and we’re working on the front lines.

Yemen’s people have been hit hardest, and they urgently need YOUR help to keep from starving.

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The UN World Food Programme is the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate

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