Food poverty ‘threat to human rights’

The rapid increase in poverty-related hunger in Britain means the government risks breaching international human rights obligations, a group of charities has reportedly warned. The group – which includes the Child Poverty Action Group, Crisis and Age UK – says it will monitor food poverty in Britain with view to the possibility of triggering a formal investigation by the United Nations.

SourceThe Guardian, 18 February 2013
LinkGuardian report