Reuters: As millions face famine, women at risk as they eat last and least - CARE

Reuters: As millions face famine, women at risk as they eat last and least

LONDON, Nov 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – With millions on the brink of famine in four nations, women and girls will be hardest hit due to cultural beliefs and COVID-19’s economic impacts, the charity CARE said on Wednesday.

The coronavirus pandemic could nearly double the number of acutely food insecure people to more than 270 million by the end of 2020, the United Nations said this week, with famine looming in parts of Yemen, South Sudan, Burkina Faso and Nigeria.

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