UNICEF Must Reads

A weekly news roundup highlighting the best of the FieldNotes blog and online coverage of UNICEF issues.

Best of the FieldNotes Blog

Fighting Ebola
  • UNICEF is helping to contain an outbreak in Guinea that has killed at least three children.
“Like the sky was angry with the people below.”Water in emergencies

UNICEF Issues in the News

Worth every penny
  • A provocative argument in Quartz, on why the billions devoted to eradicating polio are well spent.
Before it returnsMultimedia: A new look at tuberculosisBig data, big trouble
  • Social scientists crunch the numbers to predict civil unrest and mass violence. In the New York Times.
No lost causes
  • How Sierra Leone transformed itself from a conflict-plagued state into a model of peacekeeping.
Jimmy Carter speaks out on gender violence

And one more…

Building a better toilet