Undernutrition in South Asia: Persistent and emerging challenges

Indian Bengali tribal mother is feeding her baby on her lap in a rural background. Credit: Abir Bhattacharya/ Shutterstock Childhood stunting—or being too short for one’s age—is one of the most significant barriers to human development and affects about 162 million children under five across the world. The good news is that several countries in the region, Nepal, India and Sri Lanka, are progressi...