Everyone should have the right to have, or not have, a child and to parent with dignity in a safe environment – but food insecurity makes this difficult.
A guaranteed basic income is a promising tool for contributing to sustainability and justice across agriculture and fishing sectors.
A team of economists looked at what happened after Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program work requirements were reinstated in Virginia in 2013.
Andrea Magalhaes hasn’t demanded vengeance since her son was murdered — she’s called for expanding the social safety net to address the root causes of crime. Public officials should listen to her.
The inequitable distribution of the benefits and harms of the food system is a violation of the constitutional right to food.
Initiatives like the federal government’s new grocery rebate are only a small step towards ending food insecurity in Canada. A broader guaranteed basic income is long overdue.
Food insecurity remains a major health problem. And poorer households are disproportionately affected.
Food insecurity is a problem of income inadequacy. The 2023 federal budget’s “grocery rebate” has the right idea, but falls short.
A drop in food prices might immediately address the lack of economic access to food but will not address the root causes of food insecurity.
Better food supply, a reduction in population growth rate, and greater integration into global markets are three key steps Niger must take.
More than 41 million people rely on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program to buy their groceries. When the COVID-19 pandemic began, the program ramped up.
Social grants are the largest source of support for many vulnerable groups. They are the government’s primary response to poverty, food insecurity and inequality.
The end of an era of cheap food.
A little more than 1 in 10 Americans can’t get enough to eat – around the same share of the country that was experiencing food insecurity before the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nearly two-thirds of suburbs in one major part of Sydney have no food stores at all. And in those that do, unhealthy food outlets outnumber healthy ones by more than six to one.
The emotional stress of growing up in a poor household may contribute to obesity.
Skewed reportage on the land debate contributes to entrenching the injustices of colonialism and apartheid.
Through articles written by academic experts in the course of the year, The Conversation Africa takes a second look at Nigeria in 2022.
A country of plenty like Australia should be able to ensure no one is denied their right to adequate food. But food insecurity is on the rise, and we aren’t even properly monitoring the problem.
Inflation is driving up food prices and could have a severe impact on the health of Canadians. When the cost of food increases, it restricts the availability of nutritious foods for low-income people.