Right to Food



"Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health
and well-being of himself and of his family, including food.” Article 25 (1)

~ Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), 1948


Right to Food Fact Sheet
Learn about the right to food in the U.S.
Right to Food Quiz
Test your knowledge of food in the U.S. with our downloadable quiz.
Take Action on Food
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Lesson Plan: Barriers to the Right to Food in the U.S.
In this lesson, students will be challenged to critically examine the relationship between human rights and hunger.  Through a role play, students will learn about the barriers that many low-income families in the United States face when trying to feed themselves and their families.  Suitable for high school.
Lesson Plan: The People Behind the Statistics
This lesson aims to put a human face on violations of economic and social human rights in the U.S. by focusing on the issues of education, hunger, housing, and health. Suitable for high school.