Soap opera puts stunting in the spotlight
A television soap opera is teaching parents in Laos how to protect their children from stunting.
Chronic under-nutrition is a major issue in the Asian country, resulting in half the children there being too short for their age.
The soap opera was developed through a project by the government and the UN’s International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).
Christopher Larsen reports on how it is providing villagers with food for thought.