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  • Infographic: Who Controls Women's Own Income

    July 6, 2015

    Infographic: Who Controls Women's Own Income...

  • Infographic: Laws on Violence Against Women

    July 6, 2015

    Infographic: Laws on Violence Against Women

  • 2015 Hunger Report Data Tables

    July 6, 2015

    The 2015 Hunger Report data tables give readers easy access to current and comprehensive statistics on hunger and poverty, and the status of human development more broadly. Tables are divided between U.S. and global...

  • Infographic on women and violence

    July 6, 2015

    Infographic on women and violence

  • Poverty-Focused Development Assistance (PFDA) 101

    July 6, 2015

    Bread for the World monitors a number of accounts within the overall International Affairs Budget (called the 150 Account) of the federal government’s budget. These accounts fund programs that touch on hunger and...

  • Feed Our Children

    July 6, 2015

    Food affects many parts of our lives, both individually and collectively. Your own, personal weight and health is directly connected to the food you eat. And the desire of many consumers to buy organically grown food...

  • Hunger & Poverty Among African-American Children

    July 6, 2015

    Produced in February 2013

  • Keeping the Dream Alive: Hunger by the Numbers among Older Americans

    July 6, 2015

    Life expectancy has been rising steadily in the United States. The average expected lifespan in 2001 was 76 years. In 2012 this increased to 79 years. This means there is a growing population of older Americans. One...

  • Deficits 101

    July 6, 2015

    To reduce our nation’s deficit, Congress must consider the federal budget in its entirety. Congress must create a circle of protection around funding for programs that are vital for hungry and poor people in the...

  • Debt Limit 101

    July 6, 2015

    Most of the debt the government may owe is limited by law. When that limit is reached, Congress must vote to increase it. This has happened 10 times since 2001.

  • Overall Spending Caps 101

    July 6, 2015

    Restrictive spending caps that gut anti-poverty programs are not the answer. To reduce our nation’s deficit, the federal budget must be considered in its entirety. Congress must oppose overall spending caps and...

  • Triggers 101

    July 6, 2015

    A trigger is a mechanism intended to force Congress to pass bills to reduce federal deficits.

  • A Glossary of Budget Terms

    July 6, 2015

    A list of definitions for commonly used budget terms.

  • Jane's Beans (Video)

    July 6, 2015

    These videos tell stories about people who are improving their lives with the help of U.S. development assistance, and clear up common misconceptions about development.

  • Strengthening Local Capacity: The Weak Link in Sustainable Development

    July 1, 2015

    Stronger local capacity — the ability of individuals and institutions to perform functions, solve problems, and achieve goals — is essential to achieving the ambitious global development goals of the post-2015 era....

  • Religious Leaders' Statement

    July 1, 2015

    As leaders of churches and Christian organizations, we are called to labor in God’s work of ending hunger in the world. To achieve the goal of ending hunger by 2030, we know it will require the full participation and...

  • Poverty and Social Indicators among Asian-Americans

    May 7, 2015

    This Fact Sheet provides data on social indicators for Asian-Americans.

  • Harnessing Immigrant Small Entrepreneurship for Economic Growth

    March 1, 2015

    Immigrants create small businesses at higher rates than others but face additional barriers. We identify practices to better support immigrant entrepreneurs in Miami, Fla; Des Moines, Iowa; and Salt Lake City, Utah...

  • USDA photo by Vivian Felten

    Feed Our Children

    January 1, 2015

    This Background Paper describes Bread for the World's 2015 Offering of Letters on Child Nutrition reautorization. Its question and answer format provides helpful background information.

  • Empowering women is vital to ending hunger, says the 2015 Hunger Report. Photo: Crystaline Randazzo for Bread for the World

    When Women Flourish ... We Can End Hunger | The 2015 Hunger Report

    November 24, 2014

    The empowerment of women is essential to ending hunger and malnutrition. Hungry people are disproportionately female. Women need more bargaining power, fewer unpaid responsibilities, and a greater collective voice....

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