More than 850 million people worldwide are suffering from poverty and hunger, which makes hunger one of the most prevailing issues crippling socities today.
90% of the people suffering from hunger and poverty are mainly present in developing countries, which includes Egypt.
Hunger affects an individual in various ways:
- Feeling oppression and deprivation
- Feeling angry
- Suffering from diseases and malnutrition
- Crime spreading
- Kids running away from their homes
- Husbands abandon their families because they can’t take their responsibility
- Kids malnutrition and lack of concentration
The increase in the number of people suffering from poverty and hunger in return affects the society as a whole. Lack of sufficient nutrition on an individuals level, results in social issues on a communal level.
The following cases tend to occur:
A father would forbid his children from attending their schools which will increase illiteracy.
Forcing kids to work in an early age which will result in depriving them living a normal childhood.
Crime percentages shall rise as a result of the lack of income.
That is why hunger is a great issue that needs to be tackled worldwide in order to decrease its percentage, which in return, will have a positive power that can affect the whole world in a positive way and attitude. It also helps in saving the human dignity and provides him/her with the basic needs that everyone should have the right to have.