July 18, 2014

A weekly roundup of UNICEF issues in the news.

Best of the UNICEF blogs

Adelia’s story
How UNICEF helped eliminate malaria on an island in Indonesia.

Protecting young migrants
UNICEF raises its voice for children caught in a humanitarian crisis.

“Mothers here, like moms everywhere, are fighting to keep their children safe”
UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Mia Farrow on her fourth trip to the Central African Republic.

UNICEF Issues in the News

Multimedia: New research on the link between sanitation and malnutrition
The New York Times explores how India’s sanitation crisis is affecting children of all backgrounds.

Voices from the other side
Rare interviews with the children at the heart of our border crisis, in Politico.

Baby boom to bust?
A fascinating analysis from Vox of the latest world population data.

“We have not gotten this close to getting rid of polio before”
Reuters reports on the quick-response mobile units from Rotary International’s Nigeria PolioPlus Committee.

A new commitment to Haiti
U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on the “moral duty” to help fight Haiti’s cholera epidemic.

Infographic: The world’s youngest countries
Striking visualizations of the global under-15 population, from Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty.

And one more...

Remembering Nadine Gordimer
The Guardian honors the woman whose work inspired Nelson Mandela.