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May 19, 2021

LIDC – The Action Against Stunting Hub

Is Covid-19 overshadowing India’s child malnutrition crisis?

May 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online

“India’s economic growth in recent decades has co-existed with alarming levels of chronic hunger and stunting. The country ranked 94th among 107 countries in the Global Hunger Index 2020, way behind many other developing countries. Now, new data suggest that child malnutrition might be worsening—fewer children in India are dying, but those who survive are more malnourished and anaemic in many states”*.   In this webinar, Patralekha Chatterjee, award-winning journalist-columnist, will share her analysis of the fifth National Family Health Survey…

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Ending a vicious cycle: How can girls have better periods?

May 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Online

The start of periods is one of the biggest changes that happens to girls' bodies during puberty. For many, it also marks the start of decades of period poverty. In many low-income countries, menstrual materials are unaffordable and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) facilities are inadequate for menstrual hygiene management. This may prevent girls and women from managing their periods safely, effectively and with dignity.   Without access to decent menstrual hygiene, girls and women will be held back by…

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