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31 Aug 2020

FoodForward SA highlights integral role of women in food security, distribution

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What makes this even more worrying is that in 2019, research conducted by the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) and the South African Race Relations Institute (SARRI) found that 60% of South African children have absent fathers and more than 40% of South African mothers are single parents, compared with 25% in the US and a developed world average of just 15%. Unemployment among women has a significant impact on families’ ability to access healthy food.

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