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Faith In Future Generations

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A woman and her child from the Nuba Mountains in Sudan wait outside of the Yida refugee camp registration center in Yida, South Sudan, on April 25, 2012. | Getty Images

We are on the front lines of one of the quietest—but most compelling—revolutions in human history. It is not marked by upheaval, bloodshed, frantic news coverage or impassioned debate. In the last 50 years, child mortality has dropped by an astonishing 70 percent globally. This revolution of helping children reach their fifth birthday and beyond has brought about happier parents, smaller, more prosperous households, and children with much brighter futures.

Read the whole story at The Washington Post