Ending Child Hunger Crucial to Peace in Iraq, Afghanistan and Many Other Nations

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In new publication author and historian William Lambers calls for increasing resources for fight against child hunger. Expanding McGovern-Dole Global School Lunch Program is the place to start.

Ending Child Hunger: School Lunches for Kids Around the World

In his latest publication, author William Lambers calls for an increased effort to fight child hunger in Iraq, Afghanistan, Sudan, and other nations where children are most at risk.

Supporting school lunch programs in these countries helps reduce child hunger, promotes education and provides a foundation for progress and reconstruction. Mr. Lambers has published a free booklet titled "Ending Child Hunger: School Lunches for Kids Around the World" to promote this message.

Included in the booklet are copies of articles titled "Expanding the McGovern-Dole Global School Feeding Program," "School Lunches for Kids Around the World" and "Surge of Humanitarian Aid Needed in Iraq." The article on Iraq highlights the importance of supporting charities doing humanitarian work in Iraq, such as the United Nations World Food Programme and UNICEF. The cause of peace would be better served in Iraq with an increased emphasis on fighting hunger and poverty.

Lambers calls for the U.S. to expand the McGovern-Dole Food for Education Program which provides school lunches to children in poor countries. The Senate is currently considering whether to expand and make mandatory McGovern-Dole funding as part of the 2007 Farm Bill.
Other programs that bolster free market reforms around the world, such as "Food for Progress," should also be expanded as part of the Farm Bill.

Lambers uses historical examples to show America's great tradition of helping children around the world such as in post-war Austria and the Marshall Plan. Today, school lunch programs are a significant part of reconstruction in countries like Afghanistan.

A free copy of the booklet "Ending Child Hunger: School Lunches for Kids Around the World" is attached to this press release. It is also available by contacting the author at http://www.lamberspublications.com. For more information about the effort to expand the McGovern-Dole Food for Education Program please visit the Friends of the UN World Food Programme at http://www.friendsofwfp.org.

About the Author:
William Lambers is the author of several books including The Road to Peace: From the Disarming of the Great Lakes to the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty. His articles on world hunger topics have been published by the Chicago Sun-Times, the Wichita Eagle, the History News Network and the Cincinnati Enquirer.Mr Lambers is a graduate of the College of Mount St. Joseph in Ohio (BA, MSOL). A profile is available at the web site of the Friends of the UN World Food Programme http://www.friendsofwfp.org/site/pp.asp?c=7oIJLSOsGpF&b=2532875


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