Billions locked in poverty by public sector corruption, report shows. 2015 index of perceived corruption, which ranked Somalia as the worst offender, says more than 6 billion people live in countries where corruption is rife

by Sam Jones

Indigenous Triqui women lead the march of striking farm workers as it arrives at the fence at the Mexico-U.S. border. Workers marched to the border to protest their low wages (about $9 a day) and draw attention to the fact that the tomatoes and strawberries they pick are exported to the U.S. Photo: © David Bacon

  • World Hunger Education
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    Washington, D.C. 20017
  • For the past 40 years, since its founding in 1976, the mission of World Hunger Education Service is to undertake programs, including Hunger Notes, that
    • Educate the general public and target groups about the extent and causes of hunger and malnutrition in the United States and the world
    • Advance comprehension which integrates ethical, religious, social, economic, political, and scientific perspectives on the world food problem
    • Facilitate communication and networking among those who are working for solutions
    • Promote individual and collective commitments to sustainable hunger solutions.