In The News – September 2022

Aug 30, 2022 | Latest News

What we’re reading this month about world hunger and poverty. 

An overview of the news articles, blog posts and opinion pieces we’re reading this month.

Global food crisis sees 150 million more women than men going hungry — and ‘it’s going to get worse’

30th August 2022

As food insecurity becomes an increasingly global concern, a new report suggests that of the 828 million people affected by hunger in 2021, two-thirds were women.

UN General Assembly declares access to clean and healthy environment a universal human right

28th July 2022

With 161 votes in favour, and eight abstentions*, the UN General Assembly adopted a historic resolution on Thursday, declaring access to a clean, healthy and sustainable environment, a universal human right.

Climate change makes violence against women in Malawi worse, study finds.

16th August 2022
Researchers have found evidence that climate change is making gender-based violence and mental-health problems worse for the most vulnerable women in Malawi.