In Yemen, a child under the age of five dies of preventable causes every ten minutes.
It wasn’t always so, and it doesn’t need to be so. It’s one of the biggest challenges in the Middle East.
For more information about children in Yemen from the time I spent there, see this post on an earlier blog site.
This post is one in a series of short posts including the number 10 in the first sentence, a requirement of the San Diego Writers and Editors Guild anthology submission in 2021.
Image credit: Photo of children in Yemen by KGBBristol, via flickr.com, Creative Commons license CC BY-NC 2.0