Duration: 26 minutes
Keywords: health, nutrition
Main shooting locations: Bangladesh, Nepal, China, Ukraine, Bolivia, Tanzania, Niger
Main sequences: The State of the World’s Children 1998 report is a compelling exploration of malnutrition’s impact on the lives of women and children. Sequences include a portrait of Bangladesh’s struggle to reduce its high malnutrition rates; a promising research study in Nepal to save pregnant women’s lives by providing them with Vitamin A supplements; the impact of iodine deficiency in China and the Ukraine, and Bolivia’s success in combating iodine deficiency disorders; and community nutrition projects in Tanzania and Niger where women are playing a vital role.
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