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AIDS, Public Policy and Child Well-being
This study addresses one of the greatest challenges of our time: the damage caused by HIV and AIDS to the well-being of children and families. The book ...

Exploring Alternative Approaches to Combating Child Labour: Case studies from developing countries

Learning or Labouring? A compilation of key texts on child work and basic education
'Learning or Labouring' samples current thinking on the critical relationship between child work and basic education and should provide busy programme ...

Not There Yet: Canada's implementation of the General Measures of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child
This report reviews the implementation in Canada of the general measures of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. It recalls the recommendations ...

The Philippines: A case study in local planning for children
The 1990 World Summit for Children set in motion the development of what were called ‘National Programmes of Action’ in a number of countries. In the ...

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A Comparison of Children's Autonomous Mobility and Environmental Participation in Northern and Southern Europe
This publication is a commentary for a special issue of the "Journal of Community and Applied Psychology" on ‘The Modern City as a Community’ (Dec. ...

Action for better cities
The Urban Governance Initiative (TUGI) of the United Nations Development Programme has undertaken the task of compiling a set of 13 exemplary tools and ...

Action research with children
The ability to evaluate environmental issues critically to serve as a guide to action is basic to the development of competent, responsible, environmental ...

Adapting during a time of great change
This chapter is an excerpt from the book "Growing up in an urbanising world", edited by Louise Chawla, and published by the UNESCO MOST Programme (Management ...

Australian youth
This chapter is an excerpt from the book "Growing up in an urbanising world", edited by Louise Chawla, and published by the UNESCO MOST Programme (Management ...

Best Practices Database
The Best Practices Database is a joint initiative from UN-Habitat and The Together Foundation, supported by Dubai Municipality, the Best Practices Partners ...

Between fences: living and playing in a California City
This chapter is an excerpt from the book "Growing up in an urbanising world", edited by Louise Chawla, and published by the UNESCO MOST Programme (Management ...

CFC Research workshop
Within the framework of the Child Friendly Cities (CFC) research initiative, the workshop “Assessing and Monitoring Child Friendly Communities and Cities ...

Child and Youth Friendly Abbotsford Community Strategy
This report describes the Child and Youth Friendly Abbotsford Community Strategy, highlighting the context in which the project has emerged, the key elements ...

Child rights for urban poor children in child friendly Philippine cities: views from the community
This paper is an appraisal of the government and civil society actions that form child friendly city programmes in 27 neighbourhoods of five cities in ...

Child-Friendly Cities: Canadian Perspectives
This article highlights a research project entitled, Child-Friendly Cities and Participatory Planning and Design in Canada. The article describes a graduate ...

Children in a South African squatter camp gain and lose a voice
This chapter is an excerpt from the book "Growing up in an urbanising world", edited by Louise Chawla, and published by the UNESCO MOST Programme (Management ...

Children's Participation
This book is an attempt to explore the relationship between two concerns of growing international importance: the environment, as now understood by the ...

Children's Participation - Evaluating Effectiveness
PLA Notes enable practitioners of participatory methodologies from around the world to share their field experiences, conceptual reflections, and methodological ...

Children's participation in local urban planning networks. Exploring the literature on international experiences
About 10 in-depth case study descriptions of children's participation projects in the field of urban planning were analysed in this research paper. The ...

Children's Perception of Urban Environment
This thesis aimed to study cognitive description of Indonesian children, particularly those living in urban area in Kwitang Sub District in Central Jakarta. ...

Children's space-time activity behaviour: A case study for Gent
Activity spaces enlarge as children grow up, but in the last couple of decades social and urban developments changed the time-space behaviour of children. ...

Children, Childhood and Political Participation
In the past 10 years there has been the steady if desultory build up of structures that involve children and young people in political decision-making ...

Cities for Human Development
This chapter is an excerpt from the book "Growing up in an urbanising world", edited by Louise Chawla, and published by the UNESCO MOST Programme (Management ...

Cities with Children
The study describes the evolution of the culture of childhood in Italy and the emergence of a new culture of the city. As in other countries, the Child ...

Climate Change and Children
This policy review was developed by the UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre (IRC) for the Foreign Ministry of the Government of Greece as chair of the Human ...

Contested worlds
This chapter is an excerpt from the book "Growing up in an urbanising world", edited by Louise Chawla, and published by the UNESCO MOST Programme (Management ...

Cooperation entre l'UNICEF et les administrations municipales
This publication describes the cooperation between UNICEF and local administrations in the following diverse sectors: the improvement of basic health ...

Creating Better Cities with Children and Youth
This book is a practical manual on how to conceptualise structure and facilitate the participation of young people in the community development process. ...

Creating Child-Friendly Environments
The aim of this article is to discuss the literature on children's participation, and to analyse what planners, educators and researchers can learn from ...

Cremona dei bambini
This publication is based on three years of experience by the local government in Cremona, Italy, which led to the development of the initiative "Cremona ...

Environmental planning, design and construction by children
This chapter is an excerpt from the book "Children's Participation" by Roger Hart, co-authored by Maria Fernanda Espinosa , Selim Iltus and Raymond Lorenzo. ...

Equity and access to quality care in urban areas
Launched in 1997, the Project on Urban Health stems from collaboration between UNICEF and French Co-operation. It aims to improve access to quality care ...

Etude exploratoire: quelles modalites de collaboration possibles entre les conseils d’enfants et de jeunes et le contrat de ville
In 1999 ANACEJ (Association Nationale des Conseils d'Enfants et de Jeunes - National Association of Children and Youth Councils) and DIV (Délégation ...

Extracts from "The Children’s Clubs of Nepal: a democratic experiment"
This article is part of the special issue of PLA Notes n. 42. PLA Notes enable practitioners of participatory methodologies from around the world to share ...

Femme, villes et environnement
This publication is the result of the international symposium "Femmes, villes et environnement" held in Geneva, Switzerland on February 1995. It was organized ...

Growing Up in an Urbanising World
This volume marks the revival of the UNESCO project Growing Up in Cities, pioneered in the 1970s by the influential urban planner Kevin Lynch, which is ...

Growing Up in Cities
Under UNESCO sponsorship, research team in Argentina, Australia, Mexico and Poland have looked at the way small groups of young adolescents use and value ...

Growing Up in Cities - Argentina
Growing Up in Cities is a global effort to address issues affecting urban children and youth. It provides models of interdisciplinary, inter-sectoral ...

Growing Up in Cities - Lebanon
Growing Up in Cities is a global effort to address issues affecting urban children and youth. It provides models of interdisciplinary, inter-sectoral ...

Growing Up in Cities - Sweden
Growing Up in Cities is a global effort to address issues affecting urban children and youth. It provides models of interdisciplinary, inter-sectoral ...

Growing Up in Cities: The Mexican sites
Growing Up in Cities is a global effort to address issues affecting urban children and youth. It provides models of interdisciplinary, inter-sectoral ...

Guiding cities
The Urban Management Programme (UMP) is a global technical assistance programme designed to strengthen the contribution that cities and towns in developing ...

Healthy city projects in developing countries
The 'healthy city' initiative, which began in 1987 with World Health Organization (WHO) support, is a development activity that seeks to put health on ...

How Crazy Can it Be? An Assessment, Three Years Later, of Outcomes from a Participatory Project with Children in Johannesburg
This paper provides a follow-up, three years later, to a promising CFC initiative by the city of Johannesburg; this initiative aimed to incorporate child ...

I bambini trasformano la città
This third volume documenting the project “Le Città sostenibili delle bambine e dei bambini” (Sustainable cities for children) resulted from the ...

Imagine Chicago
Imagine Chicago is a non-profit organization, created in 1992, and dedicated to cultivating hope and civic commitment. It enlists young people, and others ...

Implementing Children's Rights in a Federal State
The protection of children from abuse and neglect has been a longstanding principle of Canadian public policy and law. This has been reflected historically ...

Implementing the Habitat Agenda
The Habitat Agenda was adopted at the second United Nations conference on Human Settlements 'The City Summit' in Istanbul in 1996, when governments of ...

India: the Forgotten Children of the Cities
This publication represents the fifth report resulting from an extensive case study on India, one of the five countries selected as the first project ...

Innovative Policies and Programmes: Lessons Learned
This chapter refers to five studies of Brazil, the Philippines, India, Kenya and Italy. These reports have documented the growing numbers of urban children ...

Italia: più tempo e spazio ai bambini
This publication documents an extensive case study on Italy which was one of the five countries selected for inclusion in the first project of the Urban ...

Italy: too little Time and Space for Childhood
This publication represents the fifth report resulting from an extensive case study on Italy, one of the five countries selected as the first project ...

Kenya: Child Newcomers in the Urban Jungle
This publication represents the fifth report resulting from an extensive case study on Kenya, one of the five countries selected as the first project ...

La città con i bambini
The study describes the evolution of the culture of childhood in Italy and the emergence of a new culture of the city. As in other countries, the Child ...

La città dei bambini
This book describes cities as hostile areas without solidarity and acceptance, planned only for the average citizen who is stereotypically cast as a masculine ...

La guida alle città sostenibili delle bambine e dei bambini
This user-friendly guide to the Italian project Città sostenibili delle bambine e dei bambini (Sustainable cities for girls and boys) was produced by ...

Large but not unlimited freedom in a Nordic city
This chapter is an excerpt from the book "Growing up in an urbanising world", edited by Louise Chawla, and published by the UNESCO MOST Programme (Management ...

Le bambine e i bambini trasformano le città
This publication presents the results of a biennial experience of the award "Città sostenibili delle bambine e dei bambini" (Sustainable Cities for Girls ...

Local Rule: Decentralization and Human Rights
Local governments run services that are vital to the quality of people's lives: schools, health centres and hospitals, water supply, sanitation, roads, ...

Making children’s participation in neighbourhood settings relevant to the everyday lives of young people
This article is part of the special issue of PLA Notes n. 42. PLA Notes enable practitioners of participatory methodologies from around the world to share ...

Making cities work
Cities around the world are facing severe environmental challenges; many have high levels of air and soil pollution, overcrowding, poor sanitation and ...

Meaningful youth participation in international conferences
This paper is intended to contribute to the growing understanding of youth participation by sharing both the practical and philosophical approaches taken ...

Metropolitan City Governance in India
This book is based on a study of urban local government and it takes a long look at city management in the four metropolitan cities of Delhi, Madras (Chennai), ...

Municipalities and community participation
Governments and donors are increasingly advocating the participation of poor communities in the delivery of urban services and infrastructure. Yet local ...

New models for involving children and new institutional alliances
This chapter is an excerpt from the book "Children's Participation" by Roger Hart, co-authored by Maria Fernanda Espinosa, Selim Iltus and Raymond Lorenzo. ...

Opening Minds, Opening Up Opportunities: Children's Participation in Action for Working Children
Published by the International Save the Children Alliance in March 2004, this 37-page report was written to capture Save the Children's experience with ...

Opportunities and Constraints of "Internet-Assisted Urban Planning" with Young People
Several studies on children's participation in urban planning in Finland, Norway, Switzerland and Italy have demonstrated that young people are sharp ...

Our neighbourhood is like that!
This chapter is an excerpt from the book "Growing up in an urbanising world", edited by Louise Chawla, and published by the UNESCO MOST Programme (Management ...

Participación ciudadana y gestión local
This publication includes the speeches of the workshop "Participaciòn Ciudadana y Gestiòn Local", held in Lima on 12-13 October 1995 and organized by ...

Participation and Sustainability in Social Projects
This paper describes the work of the Local Development Programme (PRODEL) in eight cities in Nicaragua where it provided small grants for infrastructure ...

PARTICIPATION: Including Children in Developing Child Labour Policies [publication]
[DHAKA, 8 December 2004 – Source: CRINMAIL 635 - PARTICIPATION: Including Children in Developing Child Labour Policies [publication] - Save the Children ...

Participatory Budgeting in Brazilian cities
This paper describes participatory budgeting in Brazil, where citizen assemblies in each district of a city determine priorities for the use of a part ...

Philippines: Children of the Runaway Cities
This publication represents the first report resulting from an extensive case study on the Philippines, one of the five country studies selected as the ...

Programming for Child Rights with Cities and Communities: Strategies for Local Analysis and Action
This Working Paper outlines strategies for linking UNICEF programmes with municipal authorities and communities to make a difference for women and children ...

Putting child rights and participatory monitoring and evaluation with children into practice: some examples in Indonesia, Nepal, South Africa and the U.K.
This article is part of the special issue of PLA Notes n. 42. PLA Notes enable practitioners of participatory methodologies from around the world to share ...

Reaching the Poorest
This book describes some of the experiences of ATD Fourth World and the Permanent Forum on Extreme Poverty in the World in reaching marginalized communities ...

Rhetoric, Reality and Resilience: Overcoming Obstacles to Young People's Participation in Development
This paper describes the difficult relationship experienced between two bodies implementing an action research project with children in a low-income settlement ...

Seven Realms of Children's Participation
Children's participation in city planning and design has enjoyed increased interest among policy makers, designers, and researchers. This activity builds ...

Some Comparative Urban Trends: Street, Work, Homelessness, Schooling and Family Survival Strategies
This chapter refers to five studies of Brazil, the Philippines, India, Kenya and Italy, in which five Country Teams analysed some of the circumstances ...

Sustainable communities in Europe
Clear objectives were set at the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro in 1992 for local authorities to prepare, implement and monitor a Local Agenda 21: a strategic ...

Tales from truth town
This chapter is an excerpt from the book "Growing up in an urbanising world", edited by Louise Chawla, and published by the UNESCO MOST Programme (Management ...

The child participation principle in child protection law in New South Wales
One of the most frequently cited principles of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child is Article 12, which provides that a child shall be provided ...

The creative city
This book describes a new method of strategic urban planning and examines how people can think, plan and act creatively in the city. It outlines the fundamental ...

The Earthscan Reader in Sustainable Cities
This collection brings together the most outstanding contributions from leading experts on the issues surrounding sustainable cities and urban development. ...

The Philippines: a Case Study in Local Planning for Children
The 1990 World Summit for Children set in motion the development of what were called 'National Programmes of Action' in a number of countries. In the ...

The Poor Die Young
This book highlights the very high levels of ill-health and premature death among lower-income groups in urban centres of the Third World. The book concentrates ...

Toolkit to support participatory urban decision-making
UN-Habitat's "Toolkit to support participatory urban decision-making" aims to respond to some important queries regarding urban governance from urban ...

Toward better cities for children and youth
This chapter is an excerpt from the book "Growing up in an urbanising world", edited by Louise Chawla, and published by the UNESCO MOST Programme (Management ...

UMP Project reviews: Niños, niñas y jóvenes construyendo democracia participativa en ciudades latinoamericanas y caribeñas
There are a number of innovative actions initiated in the context of UN-Habitat / UNDP's UMP Programme in cities of the Latin American and Caribbean region ...

Una città con i bambini
This book describes the projects and experiences of the Laboratory at Fano, Italy. The entire city of Fano became an experimental laboratory open to making ...

UNICEF Cooperation with Municipal Governments
This publication describes the cooperation between UNICEF and local administrations in different sectors: improvement of health basic services, welfare ...

Urban Children in Distress
Based on field work in five nations, Brazil, Philippines, India, Kenya and Italy, this volume uncovers the desperate situations facing street children, ...

Voices of Hope
This publication highlights the helpful, analytical and compassionate comments they made on UNICEF's Voices of Youth website. On 30 December 2004, four ...

We know something someone doesn't know: children speak out on local conditions in Johannesburg
This article summarizes the findings of a four-site study of children’s needs and priorities, part of the process to transform Greater Johannesburg ...

Youth involved in the Millennium Development Goals
[New York, USA – 20 December 2004 - Youth involved in the Millennium Development Goals. Source: UN Youth Flash ] ...

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Parents, children complicit in human trafficking—Report
Child trafficking to Saudi Arabia is mostly done with the agreement of parents and their children, according to a new study by the Yemeni Center for Social ...

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Alptraum ohne Ende : Kinder und Krieg

Bambini in guerra

Children at war

I diritti del bambino

An end to silence : a preliminary study on sexual violence, abuse and exploitation of children affected by armed conflict

Restoring playfulness : different approaches to assisting children who are psychologically affected by war or displacement

The rights of the world's children : a development education kit