August 06, 2012

Launch of Bulletin - Standing on the Threshold: Food Justice in India

Institute of Development Studies (IDS) launched a special Bulletin-Standing on the Threshold: Food Justice in India. The event was was organized by OXFAM, CLRA and GROW campaign on 17th-18th July 2012 in New Delhi and inaugurated by Prof. K.V. Thomas, Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution

The Bulletin brings together the views and opinions of some of India’s leading practitioner-thinkers on the themes of Rights, Justice and Ensuring rights and justice in the face of new threats.  The Bulletin focuses on how gaining rights needs to be translated into justice and discusses new challenges to food security, respecting and protecting food rights, food price speculation and its linkages with climate change.  It also throws open the debate on whose rights  are more important—current, next or unborn generations.

As NAMHHR recognizes Nutrition and the Right to Food as one of the key issues of maternal health and human rights, NAMHHR members, Dr. Sebanti Ghosh & Ms. Aditi Sood attended the meeting and launch of the Bulletin.

The full papers of the bulletin articles are available for download at .