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Explained: Children Suffer as Govt. Fails to Ensure Nutrition During Lockdown

Right to Food activist Dipa Sinha talks about the present as well as future implications of the lockdown on the most invisibilised group - children and women from marginalised communities.

The world’s two biggest child nutrition programmes – the Integrated Child Development Scheme and the Mid-day Meal programme – run by the Government of India suffered a severe jolt in March and April this year as it failed to provide the allocated foodgrain to these schemes during the sudden and ill-conceived nationwide lockdown. In this video, Right to Food activist Dipa Sinha talks about the present as well as future implications of the lockdown on the most invisibilised group - children and women from marginalised communities.

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