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Freedom from Want

We live in a world that is richer than ever before in history, yet 840 million people still suƒer from hunger every day. There is already enough food in the world to feed the global population twice over, yet every seven seconds, a child dies from hunger or malnutrition-related diseases. This daily massacre of hunger is not a question of fate; it is the result of human decisions. Hunger, malnutrition, and chronic poverty still exist, not only in poor countries but also in some of the richest countries in the world. The divide between rich and poor, North and South, is growing every day. Yet, this could all be changed with political will and real action. The right to adequate food is a human right for all people everywhere. The right to adequate food is laid out in the most important human... Show More
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