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Building a World Fit for Children [PDF]

We the children [PDF]

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Percentage of children under five who are moderately and severely underweight: in SubSaharan Africa, 29; Middle East and North Africa, 14; South Asia, 46; East Asia and Pacific, 17; Latin America and Caribbean, 7; and in CEE/CIS, 6.
© UNICEF 2004