My name is Dhan Bahadur Pariyar. I was born 35 years ago into an untouchable-caste family. I live with my 65-year-old father Mate, my 70-year-old mother Mangali, wife Suk Maya and Subash, who is 7.
While there is not a universal day set aside to promote the welfare of children, nations have been doing so for close to 100 years.
Since the end of the war, America's "Food for Peace" programme has shipped American-grown food in sacks across the world to feed the world's starving people. Virtually all experts agree it's an inefficient way to send aid, and the EU stopped doing it decades ago.
“There has never been a greater need for a comprehensive and sustainable approach to tackling hunger and malnutrition. And in a tough budget climate, we must maximize the effect of our aid dollars.
House of Representatives rejects amendment to source food in local markets rather than buy and ship food aid from the US.
When starvation looms, speed is critical. But while the U.S. provides more emergency food aid than any other country, speed is not what it does best.