Women make up 60% of the 821 million people who are food insecure globally. The reasons why women suffer more acutely from hunger are rooted in several complex and often interwoven issues, including culture, gender inequity, access to resources, education and more.
By focusing on solutions that include gender equity and women empowerment, greater impact can be made to reduce malnutrition, food insecurity and hunger. By ensuring women have access to critical resources, global rates of hunger can be significantly reduced by up to 150 million people.
Through our Nutrition for Zero Hunger initiative, we’ve partnered with organizations such as The Hunger Project, Feed The Children and local organizations to help tackle global hunger, food security, and malnutrition through key commitments to ensure greater access, education, and empowerment of healthy nutrition worldwide and whose programs including specific resources to address gender equity and women empowerment. Read more about how the connection between women and hunger and click here to learn more about Nutrition for Zero Hunger.
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