HUMAN RIGHTS: Food Poverty

A lesson, Assembly, Tutor-Time, PSHE/Citizenship resource on Human Rights Article 25 (Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being of himself and of his family, including food, clothing, housing and medical care and necessary social services…) and focuses on our right to food. Includes colourful and engaging PowerPoint. The resources are fully editable, should you wish to amend them for a particular class or year group. Also includes full script/teacher guidance.


  • comparing our own access to food to others
  • an Introduction to Food Insecurity - providing real-life, relevant examples in Venezuela and the UK
  • the lack of available food in Venezuela and life for children there
  • three video clips: I, Daniel Blake; Food Banks, life for children in Venezuela
  • definition and explanation of Article 25
  • food availability and Food Insecurity in the UK
  • How can such a wealthy country have so many hungry people?
  • How do people try to help?
  • global food wastage statistics and examples that will help students put topic into context
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  • Assembly-HR-Food---Contents-1.pdf
  • Assembly-HR-Food---Contents-2.pdf

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Created: Aug 19, 2018

Updated: Oct 6, 2018

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