Save the Children: 159 million children chronically malnourished

Posted July 14, 2016 12:59 pm by Editor

Save the Children: 159 million children chronically malnourished

(VATICAN RADIO) Save the Children has released a shocking report titled:  “Unequal Portions. Ending Malnutrition for Every Last Child”.

The report contains information about the 159 million children who are suffering from chronic malnutrition across the world. According to the report, despite a global commitment to eradicate malnutrition by 2030, current trends indicate that there will still be 129 million children under the age of five with stunted growth worldwide.

Katie Ascough spoke with Simona Seravesi, consultant at Save the Children Italy, who first highlighted the main factors which influence child malnutrition.

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“In many countries, malnutrition is linked to poverty, to very low

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