INDIA: Twenty-eight tribal children in two villages have died of malnutrition in the last three months in Madhya Pradesh

INDIA: Twenty-eight tribal children in two villages have died of malnutrition in the last three months in Madhya Pradesh

The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has received information that 28 tribal children have recently been allowed to die of malnutrition. According to a field report by Madhya Pradesh Lok Sanghash Sajha Manch and the Right to Food Campaign Madhya Pradesh, the families of the deceased children have clearly been deprived of their right to food and right to health of the children in particular, due to the failure of government programmes to reach tribal communities. Despite this, the relevant government authorities have not yet taken action to support the victims, or other children in the villages confronting the same situation. Read more about INDIA: Twenty-eight tribal children in two villages have died of malnutrition in the last three months in Madhya Pradesh