Factors Associated with Food Insecurity among Women and Children in Rural Rajasthan

November 2016

Food insecurity remains a significant problem in India, especially among women and children. This paper by Freedom from Hunger (now a part of Grameen Foundation) measures food security and describe associated factors in rural Rajasthan, India. The findings suggest that actions for improving food security may include facilitating saving for food needs, improving decision-making power among women, and increasing ties to organizations that cater to child development needs. 

The study has been published in the Journal of Gender, Agriculture and Food Security.