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मातृत्व पर पोषण का बोझ : क्या बच्चों को दिया जाने वाला मध्याह्न भोजन उनकी माताओं के स्वास्थ्य परिणामों में भी सुधार ला सकता है?

मध्याह्न भोजन बच्चों को पोषण सुरक्षा जाल प्रदान करता है और उनके अधिगम परिणामों तथा स्कूलों में उनकी उपस्थिति में सुधार लाता है। निकिता शर्मा तर्क देती हैं कि मध्याह्न भोजन प्राप्त करने वाले बच्चों की ...

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Nutritional penalty of motherhood: Can midday meals for children also improve their mothers’ health outcomes?

Midday meals provide a nutritional safety net for children and improve their learning outcomes and attendance. Nikita Sharma argues that spillover benefits might also exist for mothers of the children...

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In extremity and externality: Need for policies to protect children from environmental crises

Despite the undeniable threats of climate change, little consideration has been given to creating social safety nets for the vulnerable or engendering resilience in institutions disrupted by extreme c...

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How cleaner cookstoves and fuels could benefit women’s health and the environment

With lesser access to financial resources and greater domestic responsibilities, women face the brunt of the climate change crisis. In particular, women are more affected by indoor air pollution cause...

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Matter of mobility: Barriers to women’s work and education, and the dangers at home

As countries across the world implemented lockdowns to mitigate the spread of Covid-19, both women and men have been largely confined to their homes but with differential impacts. In this post, Nikita...

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