Hunger and poverty have a cyclical relationship.
12/07/2012 The large-scale acquisition of land traditionally used by local communities, “land grabbing,” has accelerated exponentially, resulting in record levels of hunger, displacement and environmental degradation.
The Right to Food
12/07/2012 When the world can produce more than enough food to adequately feed the global population, it shames us all that hunger and malnutrition exist.
12/07/2012 In a village in Zambia, Nelly and her family once depended exclusively on chemical fertilizers to produce the crops on their farm. As years went by, the quality of their soil degraded to a point that hunger and poverty took over the family’s already precarious situation.
Introducing Food Justice
11/14/2012 Hunger and poverty have a cyclical relationship.
The Impact of Food Prices on Peace and Security
11/14/2012 The poorest households in the developing world spend up to 60 to 80% of their incomes on food.
The Global Land Grab
05/01/2012 Around the world impoverished peoples are fighting a foreign rush for wealth and control that threatens to strip them of land, food and water.
That We May All Live Together
03/08/2012 Three of the ten United Methodist Women supported-delegates to the Commission on the Status of Women at the United Nations (CSW) attended the international meeting through the United Methodist Church partner, the Asian Rural Institute (ARI) in Japan.
United Methodist Women Explores Needs of Rural Women
03/07/2012 United Methodist Women sponsored international participants who attended the first week of this year’s commission meeting, which began Feb. 27 and continues through March 9.
Ana Chã: Brazilian Landless Worker Emphasizes Health and Happiness for Rural Women
03/02/2012 Ana Chã spoke to more than 100 people on Tuesday as part of the panel, “Voices of Rural Women,” co-sponsored by United Methodist Women and World Vision International, a side event of the Commission on the Status of Women.
Women's Division Statement to the Fifty-sixth Session of the Commission on the Status of Women
01/24/2012 Statement submitted by The United Methodist Church General Board of Global Ministries, Women’s Division, a nongovernmental organization in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council to the Fifty-sixth session of the Commission on the Status of Women
Rural Women Panels Raise Issues on Food Security, Violence Against Women
11/01/2011 In observance of International Day of Rural Women and World Food Day, United Methodist Women co-organized two panel discussions highlighting issues important to rural women around the world at the Church Center for the United Nations, Oct. 14, 2011.
International Day of Rural Women and World Food Day Event
09/20/2011 On October 14, 2011, United Methodist Women and partners will host panel discussions on the role of rural women in food security and ending violence against women at the Church Center for the United Nations.
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