How fixing female malnutrition can boost India's economy by $15-46 billion

Malnutrition is one of the leading causes of about half of India's childhood deaths, and if they are affected at an early age, there can be long-term consequences

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Sitapur, Uttar Pradesh
Afsana Bano is 25, or so her Aadhaar national identity card said. With glee, she confessed that she was born in 2001. That made her 18, her 5’7

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First Published: Jul 03 2019 | 7:12 AM IST

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