The current edition of Outlook contains a series of articles about infant deaths among tribal people in Kerala. The state has the lowest infant mortality in India (with 16 deaths per 1,000 children born alive, its infant mortality rate is comparable to parts of Europe) and the highest literacy rate. The magazine says, though, that a combination of culture, official indifference and land encroachment by non-tribal people has led to a lack of food and medical care for children. Outlook has a reputation for passionate, detailed reporting although it sometimes crosses the line from reporting into advocacy
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