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Half the World's Children: A Diary of UNICEF at Work in Asia


reviewed by David G. Scanlon — 1958

coverTitle: Half the World's Children: A Diary of UNICEF at Work in Asia
Author(s): Spurgeon M. Keeny
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
ISBN: , Pages: , Year:
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Of the various agencies associated with the United Nations there are few that have caught the imagination and the support of the people throughout the world as much as the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund. In the United States children in many communities forego the usual harassing of neighbors on Halloween to collect money for UNICEF. The medium of television, using the genius of Danny Kaye, has helped to explain what UNICEF is and what it is undertaking throughout the world. There are official reports with statistical charts pointing out, for example, the success of campaigns to eradicate yaws and there are brochures published by the agency that give brief accounts of specific projects. Half the World's Children tells the story of the first seven years of UNICEF and its attempt to establish food and medical programs in Asia. The author is Asia Regional Director of UNICEF. As 40 per... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 59 Number 5, 1958, p. 306-306
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 4476, Date Accessed: 12/10/2017 9:24:18 PM

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