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UNICEF: African Children at Dire Risk

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UNICEF: African Children at Dire Risk

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UNICEF: African Children at Dire Risk

UNICEF: African Children at Dire Risk

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UNICEF releases a report on the five major challenges facing children in 2004: child mortality, AIDS, war, child exploitation and the lack of investment by governments in children. Nowhere are the social, economic and health indicators more grim than in Africa. NPR's Jason Beaubien reports.