Starving children will be affected in adulthood by the trauma

Brains, emotional development can be stunted, with many trapped in cycle of poverty forever


Starving children suffer two kinds of mental ravages — their brains may be stunted, or their future behaviour may be bizarre or self-harming...

This article is reserved for DispatchLIVE subscribers.

Get access to ALL DispatchLIVE content from only R45.00 per month.

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.

Already registered on HeraldLIVE, BusinessLIVE, TimesLIVE or SowetanLIVE? Sign in with the same details.

Questions or problems? Email or call 0860 52 52 00.