Nepal is among the poorest and least-developed countries in the world. Half the population of Nepal comprises of children below 18 years. Children are more vulnerable, particularly when combined with poverty, as they can fall prey to abuse, exploitation and neglect.
Infant and under-five mortality rates are 46 and 54 deaths per 1,000 live births, respectively.
Exposure to infectious diseases, malnutrition, and poor hygiene and sanitation and lack of a healthy environment affects the health of children. Still many...