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Child Welfare in India Improves as Mothers Participate in Peer Support Groups

New research in India has demonstrated that children receive better nutrition when their mothers are empowered, educated and mobile. The researchers found that participation in a vocational training program empowered women at home, significantly increasing their children’s consumption of rice and dairy products.   A vocational program in southern India called Mahila Samakhya brings groups of women together to form local support networks. A study by researchers at the University of...

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