Nutritious Food
is a Human Right.
Nutritious Food
is a
Human Right.
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We don’t just ask why. We find solutions to hunger that transform and last. Our answer is to build power with grassroots initiatives that nourish people and enrich communities.

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News & Upcoming Events




World Humanitarian Day 2019: WhyHunger recognizing Humanitarians Everyday

In 2009, the United Nations General Assembly began celebrating World Humanitarian Day on August 19th, commemorating the anniversary of the 2003 Canal Hotel Bombing in Baghdad, Iraq. The explosion left the UN headquarters of Iraq in shambles and 22 people lost their lives, including the Special Representative of the Security

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WhyHunger Statement of Solidarity

WhyHunger joins thousands of advocates and partner organizations standing in solidarity with the immigrant workers, families and individuals being targeted by the recent attacks, raids and policies of the U.S. government. After 43 years of working to ensure everyone has the right to nutritious food, we are keenly aware of

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The Fight of Brazil’s National Indigenous Movement: A Regional Struggle with A Global Impact

Analyzing the Complicity in Destruction II Report, How Northern Consumers and Financiers Enable Bolsonaro’s Assault on the Brazilian Amazon
By: Joao Fonseca
Deforestation of the Amazon is one of the most critical and urgent issues in our struggle to stop global warming, mitigate climate change, and ensure a right

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