Food price swings threaten to push millions more people into hunger, UN warns

Published on 17 October 2011

(..) UN World Food Programme (WFP) Executive Director Josette Sheeran also stressed the fundamental role of women. Women are the secret weapon against hunger. They are a powerful force in the fight against malnutrition, she said. When women have food, children eat. When they are helped to grow food, communities eat. So, an important key to fighting hunger is to provide women with knowledge and skills, capital and tools, to help achieve food security for themselves, their family, and their community.

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