Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed, Dwight D. Eisenhower.
“Current estimates are that nearly 690 million people are hungry, or 8.9 percent of the world population – up by 10 million people in one year and by nearly 60 million in five years. Considering the total affected by moderate or severe levels of food insecurity, an estimated 2 billion people in the world did not have regular access to safe, nutritious, and sufficient food in 2019.” fao.org.
Here are a list of links and resources on world hunger that you may find useful to know about this social injustice:
One human family, Food for All. The “allegory of the spoons” teaches us that when we struggle to feed only ourselves, everyone goes hungry. But when we focus on our neighbor’s hunger, we discover there are ways to feed everyone."
The wizard’s apprentices IV. With delightful illustrations, this is a magical, original, and unforgettable ebook about five teenagers who get involved in all kinds of adventures and dangerous and outrageous situations, Anawim, #justtothepoint. Hunger is the underlying theme of this ebook. It is explored in many ways and from different perspectives.
The World Food Programme is the food-assistance branch of the United Nations and the world’s largest humanitarian organization addressing hunger and promoting food security. WFP’s Hunger Map depicts the prevalence of undernourishment in the population of each country. The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger.
NGOs: Action Against Hunger is the world’s hunger specialist and leader in a global movement that aims to end life-threatening hunger for good within our lifetimes. Bread for the World Institute provides nonpartisan policy analysis on hunger and strategies to end it. The Institute has been educating opinion leaders, policymakers, and the public about hunger in the United States and abroad since 1975. CARE is a global leader within a worldwide movement dedicated to ending poverty.
Games: Free Rice, “For each answer you get right, our sponsors send the cash equivalent of 10 grains of rice to the World Food Programme, who use it to save and change lives.” Food force, “an educational project to solve the food crisis by collaborative, joyful and self-empowered learning.“
For the past 43 years, the mission of World Hunger Education Service is to “educate the general public and target groups about the extent and causes of hunger and malnutrition in the United States and the world.”