The Gender Nutrition Gap is significant & worsening.
The gender nutrition gap is the way in which women and girls’ unique biological needs, disparities in access to food & services and harmful social norms have a bearing on their health and economic outcomes.
Malnutrition, in its many forms, is robbing women and girls of the lives they deserve – causing death, extreme and normalized fatigue, lower resistance to disease, and poor concentration, impacting them in school, work and at home.
It’s complicated. But it’s also simple. It’s devastating. But it’s also preventable.