Rights Approach to Food and Nutrition SecurityJournal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.2, No. 1)
Publication Date: 2013-01-05
Authors : Shadia Mohamed Idris;
Page : 70-73
Keywords : Poverty; Food security; Right of food; Sudan;
This paper aims to contribute to greater awareness, better understanding on the right to food and highlighting new sights, different approaches, make the right to food more applicable in court and of greater use for policymakers and governmental organization. This paper also studies the concepts of right based approach to address food and nutrition insecurity, focus on food and nutrition security from the human rights perspective and explain the framework used in rights based approach. The paper concludes that the rights based approach help to hold those who have a duty to act accountable, ensuring effective remedies where rights are violated and build capacities to realize the right to adequate food. The approach helps to make the policy formation process more transparent, and build capacities of people and communities.
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