Pakistani Children at Risk

In Pakistan, nearly half of children are too short for their age, which means that almost every second child is stunted. With nine out of 20 children stunted, three out of 20 children wasted (underweight and short) and six out of 20 children underweight, Pakistan faces a future adult population with cognitive disabilities and limited economic prospects.

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About Amina Amir 4 Articles
Amina Amir is a reporter with GEO News TV whose major beats are economics and commerce, industries, WTO, textile, production and trade. . Her analysis of poverty data revealed that the government of Pakistan had nearly twice the number of people living under the poverty line than originally reported by the government. Her interest in the program is driven by her desire to analyze and simplify the data for the public to produce stories that have an impact on people.

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