International Journal of Food Science and Nutrition

International Journal of Food Science and Nutrition


International Journal of Food Science and Nutrition
International Journal of Food Science and Nutrition
Vol. 2, Issue 4 (2017)

Nutrition, poverty and women empowerment


Iyam Mary A, Okoi Nta Obono, Arikpo Ikpi Abam

This paper re-assessed nutrition, poverty and women empowerment. The paper drew attention to the vulnerability of malnutrition as regards to poverty, pointing out the need for women empowerment as a strategy for poverty reduction. The paper also considers women as good home keepers that can significantly administered managerial skills. It was also stressed that women be empowered politically, socially and economically in order to overcome the challenges of malnutrition and poverty. Finally, it was recommended that women be given access to resource allocation, enhancement of women agencies and that long-term and sustainable programme strategy be developed to promote the expansion of women access to household resources.
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