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HungerFREE Campaign Tells UN: 'Put food on the table'
Date:9/17/2007

rds the implementation of the right to food at the national level.

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ActionAid's HungerFREE campaign, which spans more than 30 countries, calls on governments to deliver on their Millennium Development Goal commitment to halve hunger by 2015, by ensuring that they respect, protect and fulfill the right to food; strengthen corporate regulations; expose companies when they exploit poor people; and protect poor women's access to land.

HungerFREE protests will take place daily September 18th - 21st from 1:15- 3:00 PM at Ralph Bunche Plaza, 1st Avenue, between 42nd and 43rd Streets, in Manhattan, NY. Between the 18th and 25th, HungerFree case studies featuring Hunger and violations of people's right to food in Brazil, Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Nepal, Senegal and Uganda will be released to the media. To receive embargoed copies of one of these cases, please e-mail alexandre.polack@actionaid.org

A special protest, featuring celebrities from Hollywood, Bollywood, and Nollywood (Nigerian film), will take place at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza September 25th. Journalists may register for advance media advisories by e-mailing sandy.krawitz@actionaid.org.

ActionAid is an international anti-poverty agency working in over 40 countries, taking sides with poor people to end poverty and injustice together. Actionaid launched this year the HungerFREE campaign, a global campaign to force governments to deliver on their commitment to halve world hunger by 2015. http://www.actionaid.org

Contacts: Sandy Krawitz, +1-202-492-7207 sandy.krawitz@actionaid.org

Alexandre Polack, +1-347-605-8711 alexandre.polack@actionaid.org


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