The Unabated Global Malnutrition
We measure chronic malnutrition in stunting; children are so underfed that they are much shorter than their peers of the same age. Stunting decreases children's survival chances, with 2.7 million globally dying yearly from malnutrition. Stunted children also develop more poorly and become less productive with a lower income over their entire lifespan.
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