Nutritious Food
is a Human Right.
Nutritious Food
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Human Right.
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The ROOT Report: Is Our Food Fair? The struggle for better wages and working conditions in Florida

It’s lunch time across America. Do you know where your last meal came from—where it grew, who picked it, and how long it traveled to get to you? As a society, we are deeply disconnected from our food and unaware of the social and environmental costs

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WhyHunger’s Hungerthon Campaign Aims to End Hunger

WhyHunger’s Hungerthon Campaign Aims to End Hunger
– 34thannual awareness month and fundraising drive launches November 1 –  
New York (October 30, 2019)—WhyHunger— a leader in the movement to end hunger and advance the human right to nutritious food in

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The ROOT Report: Putting Rural Land Back to Work in Brazil

The Landless Workers Movement, Movimento dos Trabalhadores Rurais Sem Terra (MST) in Portuguese, is a social movement in Brazil formed by rural workers struggling against social injustice and working to secure land for small-scale farmers and rural people to grow food and build thriving communities.

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