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Teenage Pregnancy and Child Undernutrition in India

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) had undertaken a study to examine links between teenage pregnancy and child undernutrition in India. The highlights of the study are: Child marriage is adding to India s malnutrition burden. 31 per cent married women in India give birth while they are still minors despite the fact that ..



India ranked 100 in 2017 Global Hunger Index (GHI)

India has been ranked 100th out of 119 countries in the 2017 Global Hunger Index (GHI) report, which is released by Washington-based International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). As per report, India’s score (31.4) is at the high end of the serious category, and is one of the main factors pushing South Asia to the ..


Global Hunger Report 2012: India placed 65th

India was ranked at 65th position on the Global Hunger Index released by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Welthungerhilfe, and Concern Worldwide. What was the theme of the report? The theme of the report was “The Challenge of Hunger: Ensuring Sustainable Food Security under Land, Water, and Energy Stresses”. As per the report: ..