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Food Insecurity's Socio-Emotional Impacts on Children

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Roger Thurow speaks at the Child Youth Forum on food insecurity’s impact on the socio-emotional health, development, and wellbeing of young people.
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Nenad Stojkovic

Nearly one quarter of the world's children under five years old is stunted in some manner. Senior Fellow Roger Thurow gives opening remarks for a panel at the Child Youth Forum about the importance of nutrition in the first 1,000 days of a child's development, and the impact which food insecurity can have on the socio-emotional wellness of young people. Hosted by UNICEF and organized by the Islamic Food and Nutrition Council of America.