Why National Nutrition Mission Must Focus On Improving Women’s Well-being (IndiaSpend)
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Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
India Spend investigated the need for nutritional policies to focus on improving women’s well-being, which are proven to improve the lives of their children, families, and communities. The report cited IFPRI research that women’s well-being, estimated from their body mass index (BMI), education, early marriage, and access to antenatal care, could explain half of the difference between high and low stunting rates in India.