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in·se·cur·i·ty

(in'se-kyūr'i-tē),
A feeling of unprotectedness and helplessness.

in·se·cur·i·ty

(in'sĕ-kyūr'i-tē)
A feeling of vulnerability and helplessness.

insecurity

(in″sĕ-kūr′ĭt-ē)
1. Vulnerability (e.g., of a computer system to hackers).
2. A subjective sense of vulnerability, esp. when confronted with particular challenges or social situations.

postural insecurity

Fear of falling, and limitation of activities associated with self-perceived deficiencies in balance, proprioception, and motor function.

insecurity

The sense of concern and anxiety caused by uncertainty over any aspect of living, whether physical, social, spiritual or financial. Insecurity is believed by some psychiatrists to be a major cause of neurotic disorder, but feelings of insecurity are also often responsible for valuable creative achievement.
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Government resources that could go toward programs such as early childhood education or reducing the national debt are instead spent in emergency rooms and hospitals to offset the costs of hunger and food insecurity.
Lakes state has been embroiled in cycles of revenge attacks with many blaming the government for allegedly failing to curb rising insecurity in the region.
Among people who are not in the labor force, however, trying to get them to spend money on an economic insecurity issue that personally affects them is self-undermining, but it is not self-undermining to ask them to spend time since, to this population, time is not a limited resource.
As per the report, the number of people suffering from chronic food insecurity in the Near East and North Africa has doubled since 1990 to reach 33 million.
National surveys are limited and provide an overview, but often do not reflect the degree of food insecurity faced by very poor, marginalised communities such as those residing in informal settlements.
These individual and policy-level contributors to food insecurity are woven into a backdrop of community factors that create great variation in access to food based on geographic location within Canada.
West Pokot Senator John Lonyangapuo said idle youth had taken advantage of the insecurity along the road to rob passengers.
Feeding with a Purpose was engineered to bring community awareness to the food insecurity problem close to home and around the globe.
Although refugees in the West Bank experienced some improvement in their food insecurity situation (from 23 to 20 percent), rates of food insecurity remain higher for refugees than non-refugees, at 20 percent and 19 percent respectively.
Hirata's main argument is simple yet multilayered: the growing focus on micronutrient deficiencies, or hidden hunger, since the 1990s is one manifestation of this scientized approach to food insecurity, which the political economy and gendered implications of feeding obscures.
When you recruit someone, then what insecurity do you have?