Poor reach of Underprivileged and Uneducated Mothers- ICDS

Poor reach of Underprivileged and Uneducated Mothers- ICDS

Anganwadi services have a poor reach among key beneficiaries that are the poorest of the poor and uneducated mothers, according to a paper published in a WHO bulletin recently. The government’s Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS) provides a package of six services at anganwadi or child-care centres to young children, pregnant women and lactating mothers. These […]

It’s possible to end poverty in South Asia

It’s possible to end poverty in South Asia

Annette Dixon of the World Bank writes: October 17 is the international day to end poverty. There has been much progress toward this important milestone: the World Bank Group’s latest numbers show that since 1990 nearly 1.1 billion people have escaped extreme poverty. Between 2012 and 2013 alone, around 100 million people moved out of […]