THE STATE OF THE WORLD'S CHILDREN 2019
East Asia and Pacific
When you picture child malnutrition, what do you see? Twenty years ago, the image was arresting: a dangerously underweight child who wasn’t getting enough to eat. In 2018, 13 million children under 5 were stunted and 4.5 million were wasted in East Asia and the Pacific. The Report highlights the situation in this region.