The mother is the last to eat in developing countries

by Yasmin Noone

Girls and women in Rumbek, South Sudan, gain access to the wild fruit Laluq, which they typically use to make porridge. (Photo: Charles Lomodong/Plan International)

More than 120 million women in developing countries are underweight. Given that women are typically in charge of their household’s food production, experts say this female-hunger is due to gender inequality. #IWD