Articles

Balagamwala, M.; Gazdar, H.; Mallah, H.B. Women’s Agricultural Work and Nutrition in Pakistan: Findings from Qualitative Research. (2015). LANSA Working Paper No 2, 39pp.

This paper explore the pathways associated the women’s participatin in agriculture work and it impact on nutritional status. The study finds out that women’s work in agriculture can lead to pro-nutrition change but not only through their purchasing power. Nutrition inputs and outcomes also depend on norms regarding various aspects of care even if there is a great deal of variation around these norms.

Nisbett N,Gillespie S, Haddad L, Harris J. Why Worry About the Politics of Childhood Undernutrition? (2014) World Development, Volume 64, Pages 420-433.

This review paper discuss the politics of nutrition, the politics of knowledge and evidence, the politics of actors and interests, the politics of human and financial resources, finally the paper identify the research gaps in this area.

Mukhopadhyay S.The Intersection of Gender, Caste and Class Inequalities in Child Nutrition in Rural India.(2015) Asian Population Studies, 11:1, 17-31, DOI: 10.1080/17441730.2015.995150.

This paper examines examines how the children who are disadvantaged caste, gender, and class identity can derive any positive benefits from other advantageous identities and shows that class inequality dominates caste inequality and caste inequality dominates gender inequality in rural North India for all levels of stunting. In contrast, caste inequality dominates class inequality which in turn dominates gender inequality for severe stunting in rural South India

Van de Poel E, Hosseinpoor AR, Speybroeck N, Van Ourti T, Vega J. Socioeconomic inequality in malnutrition in developing countries.(2008) Bulletin of the World Health Organization;86(4):282-291. doi:10.2471/BLT.07.044800.

Using DHS data from 47, this paper analyses the socio economic inequality in child undernutrition. The finding from the study highlights that the better-off suffer less from malnutrition and that the resultant inequality is much more pronounced for stunting than for wasting.

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