Enhancing nutrition results

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The case for a women's resources approach

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Kathleen M. Kurz, Charlotte Johnson-Welch

Women often are the primary caregivers in their families. How can their ability to carry out their roles be strengthened so they can improve and sustain the nutritional status of their family members? This report from ICRW’s archives shows that the key to achieving better family nutrition is to ensure that women have the resources they need to carry out their primary caretaker role, including the decision-making authority to use those resources to the family’s optimal benefit.