Hunger Policies Continue to Ignore Gender is CARE’s updated review of hunger action documents for their inclusion and funding of women and gender centered responses. An assessment of 86 documents demonstrated that organizations responsible for creating evidence on food insecurity and responses to hunger often overlook how gender inequality drives food insecurity for women and girls. Food policies are not keeping pace with the magnitude of the problem partly because they exclude the specific needs of women and girls, as well as their capacity to offer solutions best adapted to their needs.
The more gender inequality there is in the world, the more hunger there is. The COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent food crisis—exacerbated by the conflict in Ukraine—has drastically worsened the gender food gap. Women have been hit first and hardest by the impacts of crisis on overall increases in hunger. While 2022 saw improvements in global averages, inequality continues to grow in many parts of the world. Read MoreRead More
This report documents insights and learning from a series of Power Shift Dialogues held across the CARE confederation to explore a range of themes and issues related to decolonizing aid, anti-racism, anti-oppression, and being more locally-led. Read MoreRead More