150 Children Under Five Die Each Day In Aung San Suu Kyi’s Myanmar

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As many as 150 children die every day in Myanmar before they reach their fifth birthday, the UN 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.

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