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The State of the World's Children 2006 : Millions of excluded and invisible children

 - SOWC 2006 cover page

The State of the World's Children is UNICEF's annual flagship publication. It is the most comprehensive survey of global trends affecting children and provides the most thorough almanac of up-to-date statistical data on children. SOWC is used globally by governments, NGOs, and academic institutions as the authority on childhood. Data tables from the report are fully searchable at
This year, the launch of SOWC officially kicks off UNICEF's 60th anniversary. UNICEF is the world's leader for children, working on the ground in 158 countries to help children survive and thrive, from early childhood through adolescence. Media release