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As Parents Migrate For Work, Children Die In This Maharashtra Village

By Roli Srivastava Khoch, Maharashtra: As Soni Wadwi breastfed her one-year-old son, Sonu, outside her hut in Khoch village in Maharashtra, she recounted how he...

Palghar Malnourishment: Pics From Ground Zero

Palghar, Maharashtra: With the release of  the National Family Health Survey 2015-16, Maharashtra woke up to an embarrassing reality. 83,000 children, below the age of...

How Parents Struggle To Get Their Underweight Children Treated In Palghar

Palghar, Maharashtra: Three-year old Gauri Sapta from Dohrepada in Maharashtra’s Jawhar has made at least 15 trips to the Jawhar Kutir hospital in the last...

For Anganwadi Workers in Palghar, Overcoming Malnourishment A Challenge

Palghar, Maharashtra: As Maharashtra's tribal-dominated Palghar grapples with the malnourishment crisis, for the 337 anganwadis in the area, the challenges are mounting. For seven years, anganwadi worker...

Maharashtra Government Pulled Up For Malnourishment Deaths

New Delhi/Mumbai: After the National Human Rights Commission sent a notice to the Maharashtra government two weeks ago, the state faced strong criticism by...

Kids Dying Of Malnutrition In Palghar, Maharashtra Stirs Into Action

Jawhar, Palghar: At the Patangshah cottage hospital in Maharashtra's Palghar district, the mood is tense. With 22 severely malnourished children admitted here, their parents are...

Human Rights Body Issues Notice Over Malnutrition Deaths In Maharashtra

Mumbai: The National Human Rights Commission on Wednesday issued a notice to Maharashtra government, giving it four weeks to submit a report on deaths...

All Kids In Maharashtra’s Palghar To Be Screened For Malnutrition

Palghar: The district administration has undertaken the screening of all children in Palghar's four tribal talukas in Maharashtra following a number of malnutrition cases...