UNICEF USA Must Reads
A weekly news roundup highlighting the best of the FieldNotes blog and online coverage of UNICEF issues.
Best of the FieldNotes Blog
SMS for survival
- How text messages save lives in Indonesia
250 million minutes for children
- More than 2.5 million people participated in the UNICEF Tap Project this year. Check out all the results.
Inside South Sudan: The Landing Zone
- Local volunteers step up to help UNICEF deliver emergency aid.
UNICEF Issues in the News
Interactive: World on the move
- A kaleidoscopic rendering of global migration over the last two decades.
A shift in strategy on climate change?
- The Atlantic considers the UN’s change in focus from mitigation to adaptation.
Surprising data on malnutrition
- An economist finds little correlation between economic growth and child nutrition in poor countries, NPR reports.
The case for investing in women
- Big business begins to see the benefits of empowering women, in the GlobalPost.
- After the genocide, “Gender is now part of our political thinking.”
And one more…
Put me in, coach!
- The inspiring story of how soccer is helping to transform the lives of Syrian refugee children—girls and boys.