Monthly Archives: March 2019
World Water Day 2019: Leave no one behind
Together, we must guarantee everyone has access to clean, safe, and affordable water. It’s a basic human right. World Water Day, marked each year on March 22, is an opportunity to celebrate the immense progress made to improve access to clean water: between 1990 and 2015, 2.3 billion people gained access to a better, safer […]
Starved not starving: why is hunger on the rise?
1 in 9 people in the world today are affected by hunger and malnutrition, according to the UN’s latest annual report on global hunger. Over half of these people live in conflict-affected countries. Hunger and conflict are often intrinsically linked; while conflict creates hunger, hunger can also lead to conflict. The UN officially recognized the […]
International Women’s Day 2019
International Women’s Day serves as a reminder of the important achievements of women in the fight for equal rights, as well as the marginalization and discrimination still endured by women throughout the world. At Action Against Hunger we believe that we must consider gender in our programs and foster a commitment to gender equality in […]