All over the globe UNICEF, the United Nations Children’s Agency, is working to lift children out of desperation and poverty. At this very moment UNICEF is on the frontlines of today’s largest humanitarian emergencies, aiding children in war-torn Syria, Yemen, Iraq, and South Sudan.

The origins of UNICEF go all the way back to the World War II era. Dr Jennifer Morris, a professor at Mount St. Joseph University (MSJU), takes us inside this history in her new book The Origins of UNICEF.

In the following interview Dr. Morris talks about how she developed this work on the history of this famous humanitarian organization.

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