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Unless More Effort Made, Child Malnutrition Will Persist Beyond 2030, Save The Children Report Says

The Guardian: Malnutrition will not end by 2030, warn campaigners
“Millions of children will continue to suffer far into the next century from physical and mental stunting as a result of undernutrition, Save the Children has found, despite world leaders pledging last year to eradicate all forms of malnutrition by 2030…” (Hodal, 8/5).

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Child hunger here to stay unless world ‘dramatically changes course’ — charity
“…On current trends, by 2030 there will be 129 million children under five whose growth is stunted by lack of food, according to research published by Save the Children ahead of an international summit on nutrition in Rio on Thursday. Groups most likely to miss out on progress in curbing hunger include children from ethnic minorities, those in disadvantaged regions of their country, disabled children, and children affected by war, Save the Children said…” (Whiting, 8/4).

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