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GENDER ACHIEVEMENTS & PROSPECTS

Gender Achievements and Prospects in Education

The GAP Report

27 Jan 2006
The Gender Achievements and Prospects in Education (GAP) report, a multimedia project, is more than a wake-up call. Building on the knowledge and observations of people who work in development and education, it is designed to assess progress towards gender parity in education by 2005 and universa...
INVESTING IN THE CHILDREN

Investing in the Children of the Islamic World

27 Jan 2006
This landmark joint report gives a unique insight into the opportunities and challenges facing 600 million children across the Islamic world. The report, a background document for the First Ministerial Conference on the Child, reviews the situation of children in 57 Muslim countries. It assesses ...
CALL TO ACTION CHILDREN THE MISS

Call to Action, A

Children - The Missing Face of AIDS

27 Jan 2006
AIDS is threatening children as never before. Millions of them are missing their childhood, medicines, education, information and a host of other essentials due to the disease. Yet they are often overlooked in AIDS programmes, policies and budgets. This publication argues that the world must take...
ESTADO MUNDIAL DE LA INFANCIA 2006

Estado Mundial de la Infancia 2006

Excluidos e Invisibles

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Estado mundial de la infancia
16 Dec 2005
El informe de este año se centra en la experiencia de millones de niños y niñas que no se han beneficiado de los avances logrados hasta ahora, aquellos que han quedado excluidos o son ‘invisibles’. A medida que el mundo sigue impulsando las estrategias, la financiación y los programas necesarios...
SITUAT DES ENFANTS MONDE 2006

La situation des enfants dans le monde 2006

Exclus et invisibles

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Situation des enfants dans le monde
16 Dec 2005
Chaque année, la publication phare de l'UNICEF, La situation des enfants dans le monde, examine de près un problème principal affectant les enfants. Le rapport comprend des données justificatives et des statistiques et est disponible en versions anglaise, française et espagnole.
STATE OF WORLDS CHILDREN 2006

The State of the World's Children 2006

Excluded and Invisible

Series:
State of the World's Children
16 Dec 2005
This year’s report highlights the needs of the millions of children who have not been the beneficiaries of past gains, the ones who are excluded or ‘invisible’. As the world presses ahead with the strategies, initiatives and financing needed to realize the vision of the Millennium Declaration, it...
IMMUNIZATION SUMMARY 2006

Immunization Summary 2006 (Includes CD-ROM)

24 Mar 2006
This booklet presents detailed statistics on the performance of national and local immunization systems for 193 countries and territories, using data through 2004. The reference book also provides a quick overview of key aspects of immunization systems and of global progress on immunization; maps...
VOICES OF HOPE ADOLESCENTS

Voices of Hope

Adolescents and the Tsunami

21 Oct 2005
Adolescents and young people have repeatedly proven that they can provide innovative solutions in the midst of complex humanitarian crises. Soon after the December 2004 tsunami they mobilized, helping to distribute aid, assisting with clean-up and rebuilding, and caring for those younger than the...
EMERGENCY FIELD HNDBK GUIDE

Emergency Field Handbook

A Guide for UNICEF Staff (Includes CD-ROM)

7 Oct 2005
This new version of the Emergency Field Handbook has been developed as a practical tool for UNICEF field staff to meet the needs of children and women affected by disasters. It is the result of extensive consultation and is an essential reference tool for use by UNICEF staff and partners. The acc...
MANUAL APLICAC CONVENC DERECHOS

Manual de Aplicación de la Convención sobre los Derechos del Niño

Edición Enteramente Revisada (Incluye CD-ROM)

3 Jun 2005
Desde su aprobación, en 1989, la Convención sobre los Derechos del Niño ha sido ratificada por casi todos los países del mundo. El propósito de este Manual es ser una herramienta para todos aquellos que velan por el cumplimiento de los principios y disposiciones de la Convención, y por que los de...
GIRLS HIV/AIDS & EDUCATION

Girls, HIV/AIDS and Education

8 Apr 2005
Providing good-quality basic education and skills-based prevention education is fundamental to reversing the spread of HIV/AIDS, particularly for girls. Girls are at greater risk of contracting the disease, bear a disproportionate share of its burden and comprise the majority of new infections gl...
VERS UN MONDE DIGNE DES ENFANTS

Vers un Monde Digne des Enfants

Rapport sur le Suivi de la Session Extraordinaire de l'Assemblée Générale des Nations Unies Consacrée aux Enfants dans les Pays de l'Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie

14 Jan 2005
SOCIAL MONITOR 2004

Social Monitor 2004

Economic Growth and Child Poverty in the CEE/CIS and the Baltic States

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Innocenti Social Monitor
19 Nov 2004
The Social Monitor is an annual regional report examining the well-being of children in the transition countries of Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States. The report finds that millions of children in the region still live in poverty despite economic progress in ev...
ESTADO MUNDIAL DE LA INFANCIA 2005

Estado Mundial de la Infancia 2005

La Infancia Amenazada

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Estado mundial de la infancia
10 Dec 2004
El informe de este año se centra en cómo la pobreza, los conflictos y el VIH/SIDA amenazan la idea de la infancia como período en el que los niños y las niñas crecen y se desarrollan hasta alcanzar su pleno potencial.
SITUAT DES ENFANTS MONDE 2005

La situation des enfants dans le monde 2005

L'enfance en péril

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Situation des enfants dans le monde
10 Dec 2004
Chaque année, la publication phare de l'UNICEF, La situation des enfants dans le monde, examine de près un problème principal affectant les enfants. Le rapport comprend des données justificatives et des statistiques et est disponible en versions anglaise, française et espagnole.
STATE OF WORLDS CHILDREN 2005

The State of the World's Children 2005

Childhood under Threat

Series:
State of the World's Children
10 Dec 2004
The 2005 edition of UNICEF’s State of the World’s Children focuses on how poverty, conflict and HIV/AIDS threaten the idea of childhood as a period of time for children to grow and develop to their full potential. In several regions and countries, some of the gains made since the adoption of the ...
MEETING THE MDG DRINK WATER & SANI

Meeting the MDG Drinking Water and Sanitation Target

A Mid-term Assessment of Progress

10 Dec 2004
The combination of safe drinking water and hygienic sanitation facilities is a precondition for health and for success in the fight against poverty, hunger, child deaths and gender inequality. In adopting the Millennium Development Goals, the countries of the world pledged to reduce by half the p...
ASEGURAR LOS DERECHOS DE LOS NINOS

Asegurar los Derechos de los Niños Indígenas

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Innocenti Digest
30 Apr 2004
En todo el mundo, tanto en las áreas rurales como en las urbanas, los niños indígenas a menudo constituyen uno de los grupos más desventajados y sus derechos (el derecho a la sobrevivencia y al desarrollo, al mejor nivel posible de salud, a una educación que respete su identidad cultural, y a la ...
CHANGING MINDS POLICIES & LIVES

Changing Minds, Policies and Lives

Improving Protection of Children in Eastern Europe and Central Asia - Redirecting Resources to Community-based Services

14 May 2004
This publication provides guidelines for redirecting monetary resources by changing financing flows primarily towards support for families at risk and family-based alternatives. It is part of the project Changing Minds Policies and Lives, a project strategy focused on developing knowledge and too...
GATEKEEPING SERVICES FOR VULNERABL

Changing Minds, Policies and Lives

Improving Protection of Children in Eastern Europe and Central Asia - Gatekeeping Services for Vulnerable Children and Families

14 May 2004
This publication provides an analytical framework defining and explaining the gate-keeping approach to decision making, a technique that guides the effective targeting of social services to children. It is part of the project Changing Minds Policies and Lives, a project strategy focused on develo...
IMPROVING STANDARDS OF CHILD PROTE

Changing Minds, Policies and Lives

Improving Protection of Children in Eastern Europe and Central Asia - Improving Standards of Child Protection Services

14 May 2004
This publication makes an assessment of the current set standards in the child and family welfare system and provides guidelines for the development of new criteria for service provision and performance outcomes. It is part of the project Changing Minds, Policies and Lives, a project strategy foc...
HUMAN RIGHTS APPROACH TO DEV

Human Rights Approach to Development Programming

16 Apr 2004
The Eastern and Southern Africa region has had considerable experience in the area of community capacity building. However, little has been done to develop the human rights basis of development programming. This study provides a framework and procedures for integrating human rights approach into ...
ENSURING THE RIGHTS OF INDIGENOUS

Ensuring the Rights of Indigenous Children

Series:
Innocenti Digest
30 Apr 2004
This report presents and evaluates the most effective ways to promote the rights of indigenous children taking into consideration their unique and rich cultural heritage. It pays particular attention to children's health and nutrition, education, cultural support and participation in the decision...
ESTADO MUNDIAL DE LA INFANCIA 2004

Estado Mundial de la Infancia 2004

Las Niñas, la Educación y el Desarrollo

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Estado mundial de la infancia
19 Dec 2003
El Estado Mundial de la Infancia 2004 está dedicado a la educación de las niñas y sus vínculos con otras metas para el desarrollo y con la campaña Educación para Todos. La publicación sostiene que la inversión en la educación de las niñas permite asegurar los derechos de los niños y las niñas e i...
SITUAT DES ENFANTS MONDE 2004

La situation des enfants dans le monde 2004

Les filles, l'éducation et le développement

Series:
Situation des enfants dans le monde
19 Dec 2003
Chaque année, la publication phare de l'UNICEF, La situation des enfants dans le monde, examine de près un problème principal affectant les enfants. Le rapport comprend des données justificatives et des statistiques et est disponible en versions anglaise, française et espagnole.
END POLIO GLOBAL EFFORT END DESEAS

End of Polio, The

A Global Effort to End Disease

24 Oct 2003
In a world convulsed by war and hatred, the Global Polio Eradication Initiative stands as a rare and inspiring example of what can be done when countries across the globe work together against a common enemy. Internationally acclaimed photographer Sebastiao Salgado uses numerous eye-catching phot...