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World in Progress: The silent killer of drowning

May 16, 2018

Drowning is the world's third largest leading cause of preventable death in children — after malnutrition and diarrhea. Malini Mehra has set out to change that. The Indian civil society activist in climate change and an adviser to the head of the UN office of Disaster Risk Reduction founded the "Teach a Girl to Swim" campaign last year.



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