World hunger day is being observed on 28th May 2021

Key Highlights – 

 

  • The world Hunger day is being observed globally on 28th May 2021 every year. This day is being celebrated to spread the awareness among the people that 820 million people are living in chronic hunger worldwide.

  • The importance of this day is being observed from 2011 only to spread awareness regarding hunger and poverty through sustainable undertakings.
  • Although World Hunger Day is an initiative by The Hunger Project, first started in the year 2011. This year marks the 10th annual WHD to look at hunger as a whole.

Quotes of world Hunger Day 

“If you can’t feed a hundred people, then feed just one.” Mother Teresa

“I never look at the masses as my responsibility. I look at the individual. I can love only one person at a time. I can feed only one person at a time. Just one, one, one.” Mother Teresa

“There’s enough on this planet for everyone’s needs but not for everyone’s greed.” Mohandas Gandhi

“Hunger is not a problem. It is an obscenity. How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” Anne Frank

“Close to a billion people – one-eighth of the world’s population – still live in hunger. Each year 2 million children die from malnutrition. This is happening at a time when doctors in Britain are warning of the spread of obesity. We are eating too much while others starve.” Jonathan Sacks

“We know that a peaceful world cannot long exist, one-third rich and two-thirds hungry.” Jimmy Carter

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“Recent research shows that many children who do not have enough to eat wind up with the diminished capacity to understand and learn. Children don’t have to be starving for this to happen. Even mild undernutrition – the kind most common among poor people in America – can do it.” Carl Sagan

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