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Gender inequality and maternal and child nutrition in Northern Nigeria

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This summary provides an overview of how gender inequality impacts maternal and child nutrition in Northern Nigeria. The research had two main purposes: (1) to increase understanding of the pathways by which gender inequality is linked with poor maternal and child nutritional outcomes and (2) to formulate a set of gender-related questions which the Operations Research and Impact Evaluation (ORIE) research project will address in order to provide information on how to address gender-related issues that influence maternal and child nutrition and the uptake of health and nutrition services.