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The Guardian view on stunting: malnutrition is holding millions of children back

The World Bank’s president should be commended for his new drive. Children deserve a chance to grow, physically and mentally South Korean women are neither especially diminutive nor remarkably lofty. With a mean height of 162.3cm, they are 12.5cm taller than their Filipina peers, and 7.5cm shorter than Latvian women. But they stand out from the crowd for one reason: they are a full 20cm taller than their ancestors a century ago.
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