Land Rights for Women Can Help Ease India’s Child Malnutrition Crisis

JANUARY 20, 2012 — Renee Giovarelli, executive director of the Landesa Center for Women’s Land Rights,  writes in the Guardian about the “South Asian Enigma” and the link between women’s status and child malnutrition. | Link to Guardian article

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