According to the report, “As primary caregivers, women play a pivotal – if not the most crucial – role in whether children are eating well, yet far too many women are excluded from decision-making.”
A GHI score has been calculated for all the countries on the basis of the proportion of a country’s child population that is undernourished, share of children under five years of age who have insufficient weight for their height or whose height is not commensurate to their age, and the mortality rate of children of under five years of age.
In a diverse country like India, the officials say, the same parameters cannot be used for measuring the stunted growth as anthropology differs for children from state to state.
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