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Myanmar’s Ongoing Reforms Not Yet Benefiting Children, UNICEF Alert Says

The Guardian: Up to 150 children under five die each day in Aung San Suu Kyi’s Myanmar
“As many as 150 children die every day in Myanmar before they reach their fifth birthday, the U.N. children’s agency said on Tuesday, in a report calling for the government to end blocks on humanitarian access to conflict areas. Despite reform and reconciliation efforts undertaken by the one-year-old government headed by Aung San Suu Kyi, children affected by widespread fighting and poverty are not reaping the benefits, UNICEF added…” (Holmes, 5/23).