Women and girls are key to ensuring food security - report

By Alisa Tang | Fri, 26 Jul 2013 11:21 AM
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BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Focusing the lens of social and economic development on women and girls is the most inexpensive and effective tool in the fight against hunger and malnutrition, says a new study on gender and food security in the Asia Pacific region.

Women’s education alone resulted in a 43 percent reduction in hunger from 1970 to 1995, while women living longer led to an ...

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