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In pictures: Feeding the world

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Good nutrition is key to child development, but Unicef is warning 5.6m children will die of malnutrition each year.

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Here in Dhaka, Bangladesh, a woman feeds her malnourished child at a Unicef project.

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Weighing infants regularly is one way of ensuring problems are detected early.

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Unicef says people need to be educated about foods, such as vegetables, which will provide the nutrients they need.

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Group talks, street theatre and peer education are used to inform teenagers about eating well.

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New mothers at a centre in Nabinagar, Bangladesh, are given blended food to supplement their diet.

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Unicef says better nutrition allows children to learn well and grow up to play a key role in their communities. All photos by Unicef.




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