The Congolese group Lucha successfully mobilized thousands to march for the right to water in the city of Goma. Now, the group is challenging the regime of President Joseph Kabila.
Following his 2-week tour of the U.K., the UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights slammed Britain's welfare-cutting policies as more are driven to poverty, hunger and homelessness.
A survey of 43,000 students at 66 campuses says many forgo meals because they can't afford it.
With $11 billion of food-stamp cuts in place and $40 billion in welfare cuts on the table, charities and religious groups must significantly step up their political campaigning to combat hunger.
The Senate voted to pass a $500 billion farm bill that increases subsidies for bio-ag giants like Monsanto while slashing billions from the program which feeds the hungry.