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The State of the World’s Children 2019: Children, Food and Nutrition

This 2019 edition of The State of the World’s Children (SOWC) examines the issue of children, food and nutrition. Despite progress in the past two decades, one third of children under age 5 are malnourished – stunted, wasted or overweight – while two thirds are at risk of malnutrition and hidden hunger because of the poor quality of their diets. At the center of this challenge is a broken food system that fails to provide children with the diets they need to grow healthy. This report also provides new data and analyses of malnutrition in the 21st century and outlines recommendations to put children’s rights at the heart of food systems.

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Author: UNICEF Publication date: October 2019 Publisher: UNICEF ISBN: 978-92-806-5003-7
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