FOOD SECURITY - Food security exists when all people, at all times, have physical and economic access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food that meet dietary needs and food preferences for an active and health life. - FAO World Food Summit 1996
UN RESOLUTION ON THE RIGHT TO FOOD
4."Expresses its concern that women and girls are disproportionately affected by hunger, food insecurity and poverty, in part as a result of gender inequality and discrimination, that in many countries, girls are twice as likely as boys to die from malnutrition and preventable childhood diseases, and that it is estimated that almost twice as many women as men suffer from malnutrition;"
Photo Gallery of food for one week for families of countries around the world.
Reference - Book - The Hungry PlanetBook
What the World Eats - Photos, Costs
Chad: The Aboubakar family
of Breidjing Camp
Food expenditure for one week: 685 CFA Francs or $1.23
The Revis family of North Carolina
Food expenditure for one week: $341.98