IFPRI to join Twitter chat: When women flourish, we can end hunger

iwdGlobal research has already produced evidence confirming the critical role women's empowerment plays in addressing hunger and malnutrition. In fact, many believe that half of the recent reduction in child malnutrition can be attributed to women’s empowerment.

"When women flourish, we can end hunger."

This is the theme of a dynamic Twitter chat taking place today, on March 8th, to mark International Women's Day 2017, a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. Hosted by Bread for the World, the Twitter chat will feature leading experts from IFPRI, Feed the Future, Millenium Challenge Corporation, and the Hunger Project. The paneliss will discuss the role of women in fighting hunger worldwide, and what can be done to accelerate this progress.

The Twitter chat will take place today, on International Women's Day, starting at 10:30am EST. All are invited to follow along or join in the conversation at this link or by searching for the hashtags: #WomenFlourish and #IWD2017.