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COVID-19 will worsen the already abysmal state of nutrition among women

India women and girls

By Mini Varghese, Country Director, India A few weeks ago, Twitter was in awe of the resilience of 15-year-old Jyoti Kumari who bicycled all the way to Bihar, covering 1,200 kilometres with her wounded father. Like many other migrant workers, Jyoti and her father had no money or food left to cope during the nationwide
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Nutrition International, Girl Effect, celebrate partnership at Women Deliver 2019

Vancouver, Canada – Nutrition International and Girl Effect hosted an event during the 5th Global Women Deliver Conference on June 4 to celebrate their partnership to improve girls’ nutrition by increasing knowledge and access through technology. The reception brought together conference participants from a variety of sectors, who heard about how the two organizations are
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Nutrition International welcomes Canada’s commitment to increase funding for women and girls health

Group of three Pakistani women

Nutrition International welcomes Canada’s commitment to increase funding for women and girls health and rights to $1.4 billion dollars annually by 2023, announced today at Women Deliver. This commitment recognizes the need for urgent action and the lead role Canada intends to play in delivering on the Sustainable Development Goals. Canada is recognized around the
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Nutrition International at the Women Deliver Conference 2019

Nutrition International is pleased to sponsor the 5th Women Deliver Global Conference in Vancouver, Canada, from June 3 to 6, 2019. The main theme of the conference this year is power, and how it can drive – or hinder – progress and change. Participants will explore three different levels: an individual’s power, structural power, and
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Nutrition key to building a global skilled “GirlForce”

Poor nutrition and food insecurity can keep girls out of school, but anaemia can also hold girls back even when they are in the classroom. Read More…

Nutrition International launches behaviour change intervention strategy to improve health of pregnant women in Bangladesh

NI launches BCI strategy to improve health of pregnant women in Bangladesh

NI, in collaboration with Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, has recently launched a new BCI Strategy to change attitudes and behaviours around nutrition amongst mothers-to-be, pregnant mothers, and their family. Read More…

Mothers need more support to provide the best foundation for their babies

women breastfeeding

The benefits of breastfeeding are well-recognized. However, the global status of breastfeeding policies and programs tell us that we need to do more to protect and promote breastfeeding and support mothers to breastfeed and provide the best foundation of life. Read More…

Nutrition International, the University of Saskatchewan partner to fortify lentils to reduce iron deficiency at scale

Nutrition International is partnering with the University of Saskatchewan to support a trial aimed at establishing the efficacy of iron-fortified lentils in reducing iron deficiency. Read More…