In this article, Robyn Bowden draws on her own research to discuss the ways in which South African women—who are responsible for providing food for the household—will be most impacted by one of this century’s biggest development challenges: urban food insecurity. Low-income, urban women in South Africa find innovative ways to balance the societal expectations of household caretaker with earning an income. Simply pushing women into the labor market isn’t enough to address urban food insecurity. Instead, the development and support of informal, social structures to ensure women’s access to resources is key. Read more here.