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SOCIAL MONITOR 2003

Social Monitor 2003

Economic Growth and Poverty, External Debt, Refugees and Displaced Persons, Intercountry Adoption, HIV/AIDS - Special Freature, Infant Mortality

Series:
Innocenti Social Monitor
29 Aug 2003
The Social Monitor 2003 looks at the most recent trends in income, population, health, education, crime, poverty, and child protection for 27 countries of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). It also includes 6 analytical articles on some of the major...
CHILDREN IN INSTITUTIONS THE BEGI

Children in Institutions

The Beginning of the End?

Series:
Insight Innocenti
8 Aug 2003
There is a growing global consensus in favour of family-based alternatives to institutional care for children. No residential institution --no matter how well meaning-- can replace the family environment so essential to every child. This Innocenti Insight examines efforts to prevent the instituti...
POVERTY & EXCLUSION AMONG URBAN

Poverty and Exclusion among Urban Children

Series:
Innocenti Digest
14 Mar 2003
This report addresses the reality of millions of poor children living in urban cities worldwide. It highlights the chronic poverty and marginalisation they face, many of them living in conditions of no secure housing, no access to health services and no opportunities for education. However, the ...
ADULT WARS CHILD SOLDIERS

Adult Wars, Child Soldiers

14 Mar 2003
In this report, current and former child soldiers express their ideas, thoughts, feelings, and fears. The report is a record of their voice rather than a search for numbers; it is an attempt by UNICEF to raise awareness and shed light on the specific nature of child soldiering in the East Asia a...
SITUAT DES ENFANTS MONDE 2003

Situation des Enfants Dans le Monde, La

La Participation des Enfants

20 Dec 2002
Le rapport de cette année a pour thème la participation des enfants. Il appelle l'attention du public sur l'importance de la participation active des jeunes à la vie de la famille, de l'école, de la communauté et de la nation. Il présente des exemples qui montrent comment la vie des enfants, des...
THROWING THE STICK FORWARD

Throwing the Stick Forward

The Impact of War on Southern Sudanese Women

24 Jan 2003
This publication is an inspiring insight into the lives of women who overcome the enormous challenge of living in Sudan, a country torn apart by a brutal civil war, to become leaders and peacemakers in their societies. The book provides us with information on the status of women living in areas ...
JOVENES Y EL VIH/SIDA

Jóvenes y el VIH/SIDA, Los

Una Oportunidad en un Momento Crucial

11 Oct 2002
Hay una manera de detener la propagación del VIH/SIDA. Debemos centrarnos en los jóvenes. Más de la mitad de las nuevas infecciones por el VIH que se producen en la actualidad afectan a jóvenes de 15 a 24 años de edad. El presente informe contiene datos e indicios nuevos que demuestran por qué lo...
JEUNES ET LE VIH/SIDA, LES: UNE

Jeunes et le VIH/SIDA, Les

Une Solution a la Crise

11 Oct 2002
La propagation du VIH/SIDA peut être interrompue. Nos efforts doivent se porter sur les jeunes qui représentent la population la plus touchée par les nouvelles infections. Ce rapport contient des données importantes qui mettent en lumière le rôle clé des jeunes pour vaincre l'épidémie. Il soul...
STATE OF THE WORLD

State of the World's Children 2003, The

Child Participation

20 Dec 2002
The State of the World's Children 2003 reports on child participation - the 'right' of every child at every age, the responsibility of governments, organizations and families, ways to promote tolerance and respect for human rights, an appreciation of diversity and peace. The report showcases exa...
INVOLVING PEOPLE EVOLVING BEHAVIOU

Involving People Evolving Behaviour

11 Oct 2002
This book is aimed at people who are involved in designing, implementing and monitoring social sector programmes and projects for developing and disadvantaged communities, anywhere in the world. It is a multi-sectoral and inter-disciplinary synthesis of field experiences and lessons learned, whic...
SOCIAL MONITOR 2002

Social Monitor 2002

Social Trends in Transtion, HIV/AIDS and Young People, Quality of Learning in Schools

Series:
Innocenti Social Monitor
8 Nov 2002
For more than twenty years, the children of Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States have had a strong ally in the MONEE Project. This unique research programme examines the impact of socio-economic transition on the children of the region – their health, their educat...
YOUNG PEOPLE AND HIV/AIDS:

Young People and HIV/AIDS

Opportunity in Crisis

23 Aug 2002
Young people are at the center of the global HIV/AIDS pandemic. They also are the world’s greatest hope in the struggle against this fatal disease. Today’s youth have inherited a lethal legacy that is killing them and their friends, their brothers and sisters, parents, teachers and role models. M...
IMPLEMENT HNDBK FOR THE CONV RIGHT

Implementation Handbook for the Convention on the Rights of the Child

6 Dec 2002
Since its adoption in 1989, the Convention on the Rights of the Child has achieved almost universal ratification. This Handbook is a practical tool for all those involved in implementing the principles and provisions of the Convention. For each article of the Convention, the Handbook records and ...
CHILDREN IN THE NEW MILLENNIUM

Children in the New Millennium

Environmental Impact on Health

16 Jul 2002
Children are directly and intimately involved with the environment. How well children survive, grow and develop depends on how well families can ensure the cleanliness and safety of children's primary environment, the home. It also depends on how well the world safeguards the overall environment....
PARA LA VIDA

Para la Vida

19 Apr 2002
Todos los años, cerca de 11 millones de niños mueren antes de cumplir los cinco años -muchos de ellos durante el primer año de vida-a causa de enfermedades que se pueden evitar. Varios millones más sobreviven, pero sus vidas no son plenas debido a que su situación les impide desarrollar todo su p...
SAVOIR POUR SAUVER

Savoir pour Sauver

19 Apr 2002
Savoir pour Sauver présente, dans un langage clair, des informations pratiques, efficaces, peu onéreuses et qui font autorité sur les façons de protéger la santé et la vie des enfants. Depuis sa première édition, parue en 1989, Savoir pour Sauver est devenu l'un des livres les plus populaires du ...
PROGRES ACOMPLIS DEPUIS LE SOMMET

Progrès Accomplis Depuis le Sommet Mondial pour les Enfants

Satistiques Mises à Jour

21 Feb 2002
Cette publication de grand format a été préparée par l'UNICEF pour la Session extraordinaire de l'ONU consacrée aux enfants. Elle présente les données les plus récentes sur les droits et le bien-être des enfants, rassemblées dans 150 ...
NOSOTROS LOS NINOS Y LAS NINAS

Nosotros los Niños y las Niñas

Cumplir las Promesas de la Cumbre Mundial en Favor de la Infancia

21 Feb 2002
'No hay tarea más importante que construir un mundo en el que todos nuestros niños y niñas puedan crecer y plasmar por completo su potencial en condiciones de salud, paz y dignidad. Recomiendo este informe a todos los participantes en la Sesión Especial en favor de la Infancia y a los millones de...
NOUS LES ENFANTS HONORER LES PROME

Nous les Enfants

Honorer les Promesses du Sommet Mondial pour les Enfants

21 Feb 2002
Faits et chiffres à l'appui, ce rapport présente les progrès accomplis dans la réalisation des objectifs fixés lors du Sommet mondial pour les enfants de 1990. Il souligne à la fois les succès remportés pendant la décennie et les échecs rencontrés. Il énonce les pratiques optimales et les leço...
APROVECHARSE DEL ABUSO

Aprovecharse del Abuso

Una investigación sobre la explotación sexual de nuestros niños y niñas

21 Feb 2002
Este informe presenta las conmovedoras palabras de las propias víctimas, así como las opiniones apasionadas y bien fundamentadas de distinguidas personalidades y autoridades que forman parte de un creciente conjunto de personas comprometidas y elocuentes que se han congregado en torno a esta cand...
A QUI PROFITE LE CRIME?

Qui Profite le Crime, A?

21 Feb 2002
Véritable hommage au courage des nombreux jeunes qui ont été affectés par ce commerce inhumain, ce rapport relaie les émouvantes paroles des enfants eux-mêmes, ainsi que les opinions d'éminentes personnalités ou autorités. Ce rapport évoque les mesures qu'il convient de prendre pour mettre fin à ...
WE ARE ALSO HUMAN BEINGS

We Are Also Human Beings!

A Guide to Children's Rights in Zimbabwe

21 Feb 2002
This book was created for children to inform, persuade and educate both children and adults on the issue of children's rights, and in the process, encourage and motivate them to promote children's rights in Zimbabwe. Although the book can be read individually, it is more beneficial to study the b...
PROGRESS SINCE THE WORLD SUMMIT

Progress since the World Summit for Children

A Statistical Review

21 Feb 2002
The World Summit for Children, with its emphasis on goals to drive development and shape actions, and the corresponding need to monitor progress, had many strengths. One was to transform the way the world collected and processed data on children and women, creating a vital base and baseline for p...
JIM GRANT UNICEF VISIONARY

Jim Grant

UNICEF Visionary

8 Feb 2002
Jim Grant was a visionary leader on a global scale. As Executive Director of UNICEF, the United Nations Children's Fund, from 1980 to 1995, he launched a worldwide child survival and development revolution. The practical result was that by 1995, 25 million children were alive who would otherwise ...