Nearly half a billion children are at risk of “devastating and irreversible” damage from malnutrition, including stunted growth and undeveloped brains, according to a new report released by Save the Children. This “hidden crisis” kills more than 300 children every hour of every day and affects one in four children worldwide, according to the report.
Chronic childhood malnutrition has been called a “silent killer,” as it is often not listed as a cause of death and does not benefit from as much attention as high-profile campaigns targeting malaria or HIV/AIDS.
To read full article: Child Malnutrition Affects 1 In 4 Children Globally, Report Says
Jean Ziegler: “For the United States and its mercenary organizations – the World Trade Organization (WTO), the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank – the right to food is an aberration. To them, there are no human rights except civil and political.
“Behind the WTO, the IMF, the World Bank, the Washington government and its traditional allies, appear of course the huge private transcontinental companies. The increasing control these transcontinental corporations exert on vast sectors of food production and trade have of course significantly affected the exercise of the right to food.” (Destruction massive, p. 155)
Please note there’s a mistake in the print. It says “million” instead of “billion”. If the world were vegan, there would be many times more food available as well.
Hunger Is a ‘Weapon of Mass Destruction’, says Jean Ziegler by Siv O’Neall
Please watch the documentary film, “End of Poverty – think again? (2010) by Director Philippe Diaz, for facts and information about poverty and how it is created on purpose and by design.
The End of Poverty (Full 1 hour, 45 min film) Very important facts and information. Must See! (Public libraries have copies of this film.)