ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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The Nexus of Gender Discrimination with Malnutrition: An Introduction

There is a complex relationship between gender discrimination and malnutrition, mediated by women's empowerment and social status, that needs to be more fully understood in south Asia, a region where progress in raising the nutrition levels has slowed in recent years. The collection of papers in this special issue is based on studies in three sites in India and Bangladesh that sought to find ways in which the health and nutrition status of girls and women could be improved.

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