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DECADE OF TRANSITION

Decade of Transition, A

Series:
Regional Monitoring Report
21 Feb 2002
This report focuses on the 410 million people who live in the 27 countries of Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). It looks at trends in their well-being between 1989 and 1999: a decade of transition that closed their countries' prolonged experiment with co...
ESTADO MUNDIAL DE LA INFANCIA 2002

Estado Mundial de la Infancia 2002

Capacidad de Liderazgo

Series:
Estado mundial de la infancia
21 Sep 2001
El Estado Mundial de la Infancia exhorta a que en cada continente y en cada sector social se manifieste una capacidad de liderazgo. El informe contiene numerosos ejemplos que ilustran las distintas maneras en que centenares de personas han demostrado su compromiso con el bienestar de la infancia....
SITUAT DES ENFANTS MONDE 2002

La situation des enfants dans le monde 2002

Prendre l'initiative

Series:
Situation des enfants dans le monde
21 Sep 2001
Ce rapport lance un appel à la mobilisation de tous les pays sur tous les continents et de toutes les catégories sociales en vue d'améliorer la situation des enfants dans le monde. Il souligne à quel point il est nécessaire de donner aux enfants le meilleur départ possible dans la vie, afin que c...
WE THE CHILDREN MEETING THE PROM

We the Children

Meeting the Promises of the World Summit for Children

21 Feb 2002
This report demonstrates with facts and figures how the 1990 World Summit for Children was systematically followed up and rigorously monitored, resulting in impressive achievements. Part one reviews the commitments made to children in 1990 at the World Summit for Children. Part two summarizes the...
INDEPENDENT INSTITUTIONS PROTECTI

Independent Institutions

Protecting Children's Rights

Series:
Innocenti Digest
21 Sep 2001
This publication focuses on independent human rights institutions for children. It points out the urgent need to create such institutions in every country to protect, promote, and monitor children's rights. The publication evaluates the effectiveness and impact of existing institutions, examines ...
FOR EVERY CHILD

For Every Child

8 Mar 2002
This book comprises fourteen of the most pertinent rights, which have been retold in a simple and evocative text that can be understood by every child. Each right has been interpreted in a stunning double-page spread by some of the world's most acclaimed artists.
PROFITING FROM ABUSE

Profiting from Abuse

21 Feb 2002
The commercial sexual exploitation of children assumes many forms and has many faces. Children are enslaved by a chain of actors, all of whom profit in some way. The chain can be long, linking a child to an abuser sometimes thousands of miles away through intermediaries that include recruiters, t...
ADOLESCENCE TIME THAT MATTERS

Adolescence

A Time That Matters

9 Aug 2002
This substantive report examines the situation of young people and the challenges they face. Containing a wealth of data and including the latest research on brain development in these critical years, it is an excellent source on a crucial stage of development. The report also contains the words ...
OUT OF WAR TRUE STORIES FROM FRONT

Out of War

True Stories from the Front Lines of the Children's Movement for Peace in Colombia

8 Feb 2002
Civil war has raged in Colombia for more than forty years, touching millions of lives with despair. Colombia's children have lost their parents and homes, their schools and security. Yet today young Colombians are among the leaders of efforts to end the fighting. Nominated three times for the Nob...
IMPACT WAR ON CHILDREN

Impact of War on Children, The

8 Mar 2002
This book contains stories and images that are both challenging and tragic. It provides personal accounts of how children have been maimed, killed, displaced or exploited as a result of armed conflicts. This book also showcases programmes that have been put in place since 1996 that have made a re...
INTL CHILDREN

International Children's Rights Thesaurus

4 May 2001
The International Children's Rights Thesaurus consists of a core of several hundred terms that express the specific concerns of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. The Thesaurus has been created for use in libraries and documentation centers as a tool for indexing and retrieving documents ...
CHILDREN

Children's Rights Bibliography

4 May 2001
This Bibliography is divided into 2 parts and provides a selection of largely juridical material relating to the Convention. The first part is a general bibliography on the Convention as a human rights instrument. The second part is an article-by-article bibliography of material containing specif...
CHILDREN

Children's Rights Glossary

24 Aug 2001
This Glossary is published as a companion volume to the International Children's Rights Thesaurus. It aims to provide a detailed key to the specialized terminology used in the field of children's rights, and particularly in the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC). The Glossary concludes w...
PROMOT CHILDREN

Promoting Children's Participation in Democratic Decision-Making

Series:
Insight Innocenti
4 May 2001
Listening to children and considering seriously what they have to say has not been a widely adopted practice throughout the world. Since the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), 'child participation' has received much attention. National and local governments, UN agencies,...
TWO FACES OF EDUCATION IN ETHNIC

Two Faces of Education in Ethnic Conflict, The

Towards a Peacebuilding Education for Children

Series:
Insight Innocenti
4 May 2001
This publication challenges a widely-held assumption - that education is inevitably a force for good. While stressing the many stabilizing aspects of good quality education, the book shows how education can be manipulated to drive a wedge between people, rather than drawing them closer together. ...
EARLY MARRIAGE CHILD SPOUSES

Early Marriage

Child Spouses

Series:
Innocenti Digest
4 May 2001
Throughout the world, marriage is regarded as a moment of celebration and a milestone in adult life. Sadly, as this Digest makes clear, the practice of early marriage gives no cause for celebration. The Digest looks at the reasons for the perpetuation of early marriage and examines the harmful im...
STATE OF WORLDS CHILDREN 2002

The State of the World's Children 2002

Leadership

Series:
State of the World's Children
21 Sep 2001
This issue of The State of the World's Children calls for leadership from all continents and all sectors of society. It illustrates the many and varied ways that people have shown their commitment to children's welfare. The Report emphasizes the need to give children the best possible start in li...
ESTADO MUNDIAL DE LA INFANCIA 2001

Estado Mundial de la Infancia 2001

Primera Infancia

Series:
Estado mundial de la infancia
15 Dec 2000
Todo lo que ocurre durante los primeros años de la vida de un niño, desde el nacimiento hasta los tres años, ejerce una enorme influencia en la manera en que se desarrollo después la infancia y la adolescencia. Sin embargo, esta época fundamental pasa a menudo desapercibida en las políticas, prog...
SITUAT DES ENFANTS MONDE 2001

La situation des enfants dans le monde 2001

La petite enfance

Series:
Situation des enfants dans le monde
15 Dec 2000
La situation des enfants dans le monde 2001 décrit la vie quotidienne des parents et des personnes qui s'occupent des enfants et qui, confrontés à la guerre, à la pauvreté et à l'épidémie de VIH/SIDA, se battent pour défendre les droits de ces jeunes et répondre à leurs besoins. Huit tableaux reg...
STATE OF WORLDS CHILDREN 2001

The State of the World's Children 2001

Early Childhood

Series:
State of the World's Children
15 Dec 2000
What happens during the very earliest years of a child's life, from birth to age 3, influences how the rest of childhood and adolescence unfolds. Yet, this critical time is usually neglected in the policies, programmes and budgets of countries. Drawing from reports the world over, The State of th...
YOUNG PEOPLE IN CHANGING SOCIETIES

Young People in Changing Societies

Series:
Regional Monitoring Report
12 Jan 2001
Young People in Changing Societies examines the transition generation - the 65 million young people aged 15-24 in Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States. They are putting the reforms of the last decade to the test as the first generation to complete their education,...
HOLDING CORPORATIONS ACCOUNTABLE

Holding Corporations Accountable

Corporate Conduct, International Codes, and Citizen Action

8 Mar 2002
It is now over a quarter of a century since NGOs first broke the scandal of how infant formula companies tried to persuade Third World women to abandon breastfeeding and buy breast milk substitutes. This book examines how transnational corporations are circumventing the code of practice, revealin...
PROGRESO DE LAS NACIONES 2000

Progreso de las Naciones, El

21 Jul 2000
Llegará un día en que el progreso de las naciones no se medirá por su poder militar o económico, ni por el esplendor de su capital y sus edificios públicos, sino por el bienestar de sus pueblos: por sus niveles de salud, nutrición y educación; por sus oportunidades de obtener una remuneración dig...
PROGRES DES NATIONS 2000

Progrès des Nations, Le

21 Jul 2000
Le Progrès des Nations décrit ce à quoi aboutissent les Nations lorsqu'elles s'investissent dans le bien être des enfants et dans la protection de leurs droits. Les Enfants sont à présent moins exposés au déficiences mentales, conséquences de carences en iodes; le taux de scolarisation est beauco...
PROGRESS OF NATIONS 2000

Progress of Nations, The

21 Jul 2000
The Progress of Nations describes what becomes possible when nations invest in children's well being and protect their rights. Children are now less likely to be left mentally impaired because of iodine deficiency; more children are enrolled in school now than 10 years ago; polio is on the verge ...
CITIES FOR CHILDREN CHILDREN

Cities for Children

Children's Rights, Poverty and Urban Management

9 Jun 2000
Cities for Children is intended to help urban authorities and organizations to understand and respond to the rights and requirements of children and adolescents. It looks at the responsibilities that authorities face, and discusses practical measures for meeting their obligations in the context o...
BREAKING THE EARTHENWARE JAR

Breaking the Earthenware Jar

Lessons from South Asia to End Violence Against Women and Girls

15 Sep 2000
Breaking the Earthenware Jar is a story of courage and hope. The incidence of domestic violence in South Asia is among the highest in the world, and the efforts of 'activists' against it are compelling and instructive. This book turns spotlight on disturbing trends in the region, and poses challe...
WOMEN IN TRANSITION

Women in Transition

12 May 2000
The countries of Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union are going through immense changes, and the people who are most affected by these changes are the women and children of the region. This publication provides information on the social and economic trends affecting children and...
DEV WITH A HUMAN FACE EXPERIENCES

Development with a Human Face

Experiences in Social Achievement and Economic Growth

10 Nov 2000
Development with a Human Face examines the successful health and educational advances of 10 developing countries whose social achievements outpaced the majority of other developing countries - many of their social indicators being comparable with those of industrialized nations. The book provides...
SITUAT DES ENFANTS MONDE 2000

La situation des enfants dans le monde 2000

Series:
Situation des enfants dans le monde
28 Jan 2000
Le rapport La situation des enfants dans le monde 2000 dresse un tableau des conditions de vie des enfants à la fin du XXe siècle et lance un appel pressant à la communauté internationale afin qu'elle intervienne pour faire respecter les droits de chaque enfant, partout dans le monde. Le rapport...