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Up Front: Food Sovereignty

October 2011

In 2009, for the first time in human history, over a billion people were officially classified as living in hunger. This record total was not a consequence of poor global harvests or natural disasters.hunger on this scale is the result of the hijacking of the global food system by large agribusiness and food retailers.

PDF icon War on Want Up Front Food Sovereignty.pdf

Join the food sovereignty revolution

October 2011

The global food system is in crisis. Decisions about what is produced, what is consumed and who has access to food are defined by multinational corporations that control the entire food chain.

PDF icon Join the Food Sovereignty Revolution.pdf

Women's Rights Women's Resistance

September 2011

Lessons from the Honduran Women’s Collective

PDF icon Women's Rights Women's Resistance.pdf

Derechos de las Mujeres, Resistencia de las Mujeres

September 2011

Spanish translation of our report Women's Rights, Women's Resistance

PDF icon Womens Rights Womens Resistance Spanish.pdf

Food Sovereignty

August 2011

Food Sovereignty:Taking back control of our food system 

A War on Want position paper 

PDF icon Food Sovereignty position paper, Aug 2011.pdf

Stitched Up

August 2011

Women workers in the Bangladeshi garment sector

PDF icon Stitched Up.pdf

Tax Havens Report

July 2011

Uncover the hidden world of financial globalisation with our Tax Havens briefing paper. Read how big business avoids paying its dues through the offshore banking system and how this impacts on development.

PDF icon Tax havens report.pdf

Umdiliya omuncu (Sour Grapes Xhosa version)

June 2011

Our Sour Grapes report translated into Xhosa

PDF icon 7001 Sour Grapes report Xhosa.pdf

Up Front: 60 years fighting global poverty

April 2011

We’ve redesigned Up Front, our magazine for supporters, for our 60th anniversary year so that we can bring you more good news of how your support is helping in the fight for global justice

PDF icon Up Front 60 years fighting global poverty.pdf

The Great Game

February 2011

The reality of Britain's war in Afghanistan

PDF icon afghanistan_the_great_game_war_on_want.pdf

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