Tag Archive for 'right to nutrition'

IN A WORLD DOMINATED BY MARKETS, WHERE RESOURCES FLOW TOWARD POWER INSTEAD OF NEED, WHAT WOULD HAPPEN IF WE REALLY CARED MORE ABOUT HUNGER AND MALNUTRITION FROM A RIGHT TO NUTRITION PERSPECTIVE? (Brooke Aksnes)

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Human Rights: Food for a narrowly focused thought   Human Rights Reader 418   The current malnutrition problem around the world is not its double burden, but its multiple burdens.   By narrowly focusing on the greater appeal of reducing hunger what do we risk?   For the hungry, there is no such thing as […]

RESOLUTELY STANDING FOR THE RIGHT TO HEALTH MEANS CONFRONTING THE POLITICS OF EXCLUSION AND THE ECONOMICS OF INEQUALITY. #

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Food for confronting a health thought   Human Rights Reader 312   1. While not universally embraced, the notion that health care systems are public goods protecting an inalienable right of all human beings  is increasingly invoked in debates about health care financing, and about global health governance.   2. But herein also lies a […]

September blog: Claudio Schuftan

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I would like to think that you often ask yourself – as I do – what all of us could all do better to achieve greater justice, given that most of us work in or with countries with appalling social inequities. Allow me to share with you some of my thoughts on this. I see […]




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