WE CAN HELP END THE HUNGER TRAP

The End of Poverty: Together, We CAN Do It!

From http://www.globalcitizen.org/Content/Content.aspx?id=4a0f0dde-06f2-48db-a8b1-6bad6bddb432

 

WE CAN HELP END THE HUNGER TRAP

Ending Hunger

 

by Barry Coates, Oxfam NZ Executive Director

 

Wherever we turn these days we are bombarded by images of food. Constant adverts, junk food on every corner, marketing to kids, cooking shows and celebrity chefs. We may feel like we have more choice but it’s not making us healthier. We are experiencing a growing problem of obesity and related disease. Last week there were alarm bells over high sugar levels in drinks from an unexpected source – Coca Cola. 

 

But not everyone has to worry about eating too much food. The reality for one seventh of the world’s people is hunger. People like Bhikhni Devi from Bihar, India. Tragically Bhikhni’s son died a few years ago, along with 13 others in the village, because they were so desperate for food that they dug up a dead…

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One Response to “WE CAN HELP END THE HUNGER TRAP”

  1. craiglock Says:

    Reblogged this on From Seeds of Hope To Endless Possibilities.

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