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Insecurity

Inseparability (See FRIENDSHIP.)
Insolence (See ARROGANCE.)
Hamlet
introspective, vacillating Prince of Denmark. [Br. Lit.: Hamlet]
Linus
cartoon character who is lost without his security blanket. [Comics: “Peanuts” in Horn, 542–543]
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Food insecurity is associated with higher rates of depression, cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, and other physical and mental health conditions.
Chol urged his predecessor and those newly appointed by the caretaker governor to prioritise tackling the rising insecurity levels mainly caused by youth and pastoralists.
Levine's key discovery is that rhetoric about economic insecurity issues is self-undermining.
The political struggle and the crises in Iraq, Sudan, Syria, Yemen, and Palestine led to an increase in the rate of spread in food insecurity for 25 years and up to this day.
Food insecurity has been linked to detrimental health outcomes such as obesity, chronic diseases and mental health disorders in adults.
While inadequacy of household income is the strongest predictor of food insecurity, (6) other associated factors in Canada include having a high number of children in the home; (7) being Black, Aboriginal or a female single parent; and renting rather than owning a home.
Tackling voter insecurity about the future is about addressing concerns in these areas and more.
Insecurity has denied the region's income from tourism, said Waliaula, adding that economic potentials in Turkana and West Pokot counties have not been exploited.
Food insecurity, the limited or uncertain availability of nutritionally adequate and safe food, exists in 17.
In Gaza, food insecurity levels remained at 57 percent, while in the West Bank, food insecurity remained at 19 percent -- both unchanged from 2012 levels.
In Hidden Hunger, Hirata explores the historical trajectory of this "scientized view of food insecurity in developing countries" from the post-Second World War decades to the early twenty-first century by focusing on its repercussions in Indonesia.
It is about self-reflection that why is there a sense of insecurity in you," Bedi said, in response to Abdullah's statement that men were now scared to talk to women as they feared that they may end up in jail.