India: tackling undernutrition in Madhya Pradesh (15 images)

With over 75 million inhabitants, Madhya Pradesh is the second largest state in India. Under-nutrition rates amongst young children in rural areas here are worryingly high; half of all children in Madhya Pradesh are underweight, and one million suffer from severe acute malnutrition.

Eliminating under-nutrition in pregnant women and young children can help break the cycle of poverty. The state government of Madhya Pradesh runs a network of village 'Anganwadi' (nutrition) centres,...
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