Hunger Threatens 500 Million Children By Paul Vallely, The Independent UK
15 February 12 http://www.readersupportednews.org/news-section2/328-121/9990-hunger-threatens-500-million-children
[excerpt] "A quarter of young children around the world are not getting enough nutrients to grow properly, and 300 die of malnutrition every hour, according to a new report that lays bare the effects of the global food crisis.
There are 170 million children aged under five whose development has been stunted by malnutrition because of lack of food for them and their breastfeeding mothers, and the situation is getting significantly worse, according to research by the charity Save the Children..."
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