Gender Equity: A Path towards Food Security

BY PAVANE GORREPATI In a world where many live with plenty, millions still go to bed hungry every night. Women and girls are disproportionately affected by hunger, bearing approximately 60% of the undernourishment burden globally. 1 The issue of food insecurity has historically been attributed to climate and weather, war and displacement, and unstable markets. However, one of…

Extreme Hunger and Food Security: What the MDGs Got Wrong

BY CAROLINE TANGOREN As the Millennium Development Goals (MDG), which are eight international development goals established by the United Nations, draw to a close, incredible progress has been made on a variety of issues from maternal health to extreme poverty to environmental sustainability. One particular topic of interest is the eradication of extreme hunger, as…