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UNICEF (United Nations Childrens Fund) is the driving force that helps build a world where the rights of every child are realized. We have the global authority to influence decision-makers, and the variety of partners at grassroots level to turn the most innovative ideas into reality. 

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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...
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.
ESTADO MUNDIAL DE LA INFANCIA 2004

Estado Mundial de la Infancia 2004

Las Niñas, la Educación y el Desarrollo

Series:
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...
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...
STATE OF WORLDS CHILDREN 2004

The State of the World's Children 2004

Girls, Education and Development

Series:
State of the World's Children
19 Dec 2003
The State of the World’s Children 2004 emphasizes the important role that girls’ education plays in advancing human development. It highlights strategies, programmes and initiatives in place in countries all around the world aimed at promoting girls’ education and improving the lives of all child...
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 ...