Forest Lanterns

One behalf of UNICEF, OneWorld Foundation India is bringing out a collection of essays on solutions for nourishing tribal children in India. The book is being published by Penguin Random House.

The book includes 7 cross cutting themes that impact the nutritional status of tribal children and 46 articles on the Tribal Situation, Household Food Security, Integrated Child Development Services, Health Outreach & Referral, Drinking Water and Sanitation, and Creation of an Enabling Environment etc. This publication is intended for academia, media, policy makers and aims to fuel the discussion on the disparities between tribal and non tribal children and offer solutions and influence policy at various implementation levels to promote child development.

The book will bring together the experiences and learnings of frontline workers, NGOs, policy makers, state and district officials from Departments of Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe, Women and Child Development, representatives from the Tribal Research Institutes, etc. The book will also carry pictures, voices from the field, anecdotes, factsheets and graphics such as maps, tables, statistical data etc.