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India Has World’s Highest Number Of Stunted Children, Child Workers

India Has World’s Highest Number Of Stunted Children, Child Workers

By Swagata Yadavar/ IndiaSpend.org India now has the highest number of children stunted due to malnutrition -- 48.2 million, equivalent to the population of Colombia,...
How Sanitation Failure Is Killing India’s Children

How Sanitation Failure Is Killing India’s Children

By Prachi Salve/ IndiaSpend.org Despite recently revealed improvements, primitive sanitation is responsible for killing, retarding the growth and leaving millions of children susceptible to disease,...
Why Uttarakhand Needs To Focus On Child Care

Why Uttarakhand Needs To Focus On Child Care

By Shalini Rudra/ IndiaSpend It ranks number six in per capita income, but relatively prosperous Uttarakhand does worse than many poorer states with its infant...
More Stunted Children, Anaemic Adults Than Before In Once-robust Punjab, Shows Study

More Stunted Children, Anaemic Adults Than Before In Once-robust Punjab, Shows...

By Oommen C. Kurian/ IndiaSpend The popular caricature of Punjabis is of a robust, relatively-rich people made that way by hearty eating and energetic living....
Childhood Stunting Can Impact Future Earnings: Scientists

Childhood Stunting Can Impact Future Earnings: Scientists

London: Some 250 million children worldwide risk not reaching their full potential due to extreme poverty and stunting, cutting their future earnings by up...
Low Protein Intake Causes Stunted Growth, Say Experts

Low Protein Intake Causes Stunted Growth, Say Experts

The WHO estimates that there are more underweight children in India than in sub-Saharan Africa.
In First Government Survey In 10 Years, Red Flags

In First Government Survey In 10 Years, Red Flags

A national survey to determine the overall health of the country has revealed startling problems - among them, severe malnutrition among children younger than five years.