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FIAN International was founded in 1986 as the first international human rights organization to advocate for the realization of the right to adequate food and nutrition.

FIAN consists of national sections and individual members in over 50 countries around the world. FIAN is a not-for-profit organization without any religious or political affiliation and has consultative status to the United Nations.

FIAN’s mission is to expose violations of people's right to food wherever they may occur. We stand up against unjust and oppressive practices that prevent people from feeding themselves. The struggle against gender discrimination and other forms of exclusion is integral part of our mission. We strive to secure people's access to the resources that they need in order to feed themselves, now and in the future.

FIAN’s vision is a world free from hunger, in which every woman, man and child can fully enjoy their human rights in dignity, particularly the right to adequate food, as laid down in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international human rights instruments.


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Informes e investigaciones
Octubre, 2009
Brasil, Guatemala, India, Nicaragua

Con la intención de proveer insumos al debate global, este número del OBSERVATORIO del Derecho a la Alimentación y la Nutrición se enfoca en la el tema: ¿Quién gobierna el Sistema Alimentario Mundial?

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Informes e investigaciones
Diciembre, 2007

Lo que representa una amenaza al derecho a la alimentación de la población rural en general, afecta especialmente a las mujeres y niñas. Entre las causas del alto porcentaje de mujeres entre la población hambrienta se destacan: Las prácticas discriminatorias y las exclusiones y explotaciones en varios ámbitos, como por ejemplo en el acceso y las condiciones de trabajo, el acceso y seguridad de la propiedad y/o la toma de propias decisiones.

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Artículos de revistas y libros
Junio, 2006

En novembre 2004, au bout de deux années de mise au point, le Conseil de la FAO a adopté les Directives volontaires relatives au droit à l'alimentation qui sont, dans les faits, un instrument juridique nouveau pour

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Informes e investigaciones

The right to food is one of the most widely violated human rights. Although enough food is produced to feed the world, it is estimated that more than 850 million people in the world suffer from hunger and malnutrition. Only a small percentage can be attributed to natural catastrophes or civil wars. The vast majority suffer from chronic hunger in everyday life.

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