What you missed this week

We are always on the lookout for interesting content that often gets overlooked.  We search the web for stories from under-reported regions and articles that will make you think of children’s rights and development issues in a way you haven’t before. Here are our top picks for this week – It doesn’t make headlines, but every… Read more

Ending Violence in School in Indonesia

Fifth-grade teacher Darius Naki Sogho has been a teacher for 24 years, and for most of those years, he taught with an iron fist—and a rattan rod. “I used to hit my students when I thought they were being bad, or when they weren’t paying attention,” he says. Over the last year, however, Mr. Naki Sogho has been learning to contain… Read more

Nuruddin Farah on education and conflict

On 16 January UNICEF launched a groundbreaking new TV series, entitled Breaking Views with UNICEF. The series of 26 interviews began airing on prime time television from Thursday 16 January, on E News Channel Africa, (ENCA), across East and Southern Africa, and on BSkyB in the UK. The 7 minute TV interviews – with leading… Read more