The Children and the Nations

The human face of trying to build a better future for children.

A girl receives a glass of milk


The Children and the Nations, by development historian Maggie Black, describes the evolution of ideas on how to attack hunger and poverty in the third world, the heroic efforts made and the triumphs and disillusionments of their well-intentioned practitioners. Reaching beyond the growth of UNICEF and international aid, it presents the human face of all the energy, goodwill, science and work that goes into building a better future for children the world over.

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