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The Decline of Infant Mortality in Europe, 1800-1950: Four national case studies
The basic facts about the secular decline of infant mortality in Europe have been known for nearly a century. Regristration series show that the levels ...

The Evolving Capacities of the Child
The Convention on the Rights of the Child introduces for the first time in an international human rights treaty, the concept of the ‘evolving capacities’ ...

Implementing the Convention on the Rights of the Child: Resource mobilization in low-income countries
This title focuses on the implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child as it relates to children's basic economic and social rights ...

Implementing the Convention on the Rights of the Child: Resource mobilization in low-income countries. Summary
This title focuses on the implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child as it relates to children's basic economic and social rights ...

Les capacités évolutives de l'enfant
La Convention relative aux droits de l’enfant introduit le concept des ‘capacités évolutives’ de l’enfant. Ce principe établit que l’acquisition de compétences ...

Positive Indicators of Child Well-being: A conceptual framework, measures and methodological issues
This paper highlights a number of frameworks for positive indicator development which examine the positive well-being of children. Based upon this review, ...

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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. ...

A World Fit for Children
This is the official text of the outcome document approved at the Special Session of the General Assembly on Children on 10 May 2002. For more information ...

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 ...

African museum of games and traditional toys for children
A project to create an African museum of games and traditional toys for children made by local recycling material is sponsored by ASTOJEU (Association ...

Ashdod - A UNICEF and Child Friendly City
The concept of Ashdod as a city friendly to children and to UNICEF was born in the summer of 2000. It was the result of a local initiative designed to ...

Bambini di cittĂ 
This book describes the city as an important centre for education, a friendly place and a cultural meeting point. The author outlines an educational path ...

Bangladesh: Basic Education for Hard to Reach Urban Children
Launched in 1996, the Hard to Reach pilot project is specifically designed to provide 351,000 working children with two years of schooling by 2003. UNICEF ...

Belluno CittĂ  dei bambini
In 1991 Belluno became the first provincial capital in Italy to set up a municipal council open to the younger generation. The Belluno CittĂ  dei Bambini ...

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 ...

Boston Schoolyard Initiative
Educational opportunities are incorporated within the Boston Schoolyard Initiative to encourage and support, at every stage, schoolyards are used as a ...

Calcutta's deprived urban children
More than 130 million children worldwide do not attend school and more than half of those children are Indians. There is an urgent need to provide quality ...

Campaign for Listening to Young People in the UK
The Big Listen is a week dedicated to listening. It features activities designed to encourage more adults and organisations to listen to young people. ...

Celebrating 40 years of Reggio Emilia
On February 2004, the city of Reggio Emilia, Italy celebrated the 40th anniversary of the opening of the first municipal early childhood centre. For since ...

Changing Schools
The Office of the Children's Rights Commissioner for London (CRCL) is a 3-year project demonstrating the value of a Children's Rights Commissioner for ...

Child and Youth Participation Resource Guide
This annotated resource guide presents resources on child and youth participation from Asia, Europe, North America, Latin America, Africa, Australia and ...

Child friendly housing
The purpose of this guide is to inform housing professionals and decision-makers of children's needs and to make information available so that families ...

Child Friendly Space Initiative
The overall goal of the Child Friendly Space Initiative (CFSI) is to provide a safe, friendly and conducive environment for the healthy physical and psychosocial ...

Child in the City 2006
The Child in the City Foundation organizes the third European conference on 16, 17 and 18 October 2006 at the City Hall of Stuttgart, Germany. The purpose ...

A Child Well-Being Report on Community Indicators in Miami-Dade County
This report was published by The Children’s Trust in collaboration with the Urban Institute and Child Trends. Its purpose is to heighten awareness, ...

Child-Friendly Spaces
Between March and May 1999, more than 400,000 persons from Kosovo found refuge in Albania. Among these refugees, it is estimated that 50% were children ...

Childhood's Domain

Childhoods 2005 - Oslo
A group of Norwegian researchers of the University of Oslo (UiO), the Norwegian Social Research (NOVA) and the Childwatch International Research Network ...

Children and Childhood in Metropolitan Cultures
This special issue of International Journal of Anthropology collects a selected papers which were initially presented in a scientific session in Bejing, ...

Children as citizens. Towards a contemporary notion of child participation
Due to changing social conditions active citizenship becomes a dynamic process rather than a standard, clear-cut set of rights and responsibilities. Furthermore, ...

Children in a changing climate research
The report illustrates the different ways in which climate change may impact (direct and indirect) on children’s lives and highlights that children ...

Children in need of Special Protection (CNSP) Programme - Street children programme
Street children support and prevention is part of the Children in need of Special Protection (CNSP) Programme, which aims to promote new approaches and ...

Children of the Cities
This book is a thorough account of the abuse of exploitation experienced by the urban young worldwide. It is critical of policy makers who have neglected ...

Children's access to local environments: a case study of Christchurch, New Zealand
This article provides a case-study of variability in children's independent access to their local environments in the New Zealand city of Christchurch. ...

Children's and Young People's Participation Learning Network
The Children’s and Young People’s Participation Learning Network seeks to stimulate thinking, policy and practice concerning children’s and young ...

Children's Citizenship and Participation Models
Participation by children in environmental change represents a very important strategy for the sustainable development of cities, and many governments ...

Children's City
Based on the vision and commitment of the Emirate of Dubai to provide all means of comfort and leisure for every person living in Dubai, in order to encourage ...

Children's competence and the ecology of communities: a functional approach to the evaluation of participation
Initiatives to involve children and adolescents in assessing, planning and managing their local environments are increasing around the world. How these ...

Children's developing capacity to participate
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. ...

Children's Environmental Rights
This booklet is part of a programme develops at Save the Children Sweden focusing on children's rights to a healthy physical environment. Seven reports, ...

Children's Experience of the Physical Environment in Poor Urban Settlements and the Implications for Policy, Planning and Practice
This paper describes how children's needs are routinely ignored or misunderstood by urban development policy, plans and practices - and the very high ...

Children's independent mobility in urban, small town and rural environments

Children's Landscape
The website 'Children's Landscape, Norway' focuses on the interests of children and youth in planning processes. The site provides many ideas for modifying ...

Children's Parliament - Tilonia, Rajasthan, India
The Children's Parliament in rural Rajasthan, India is an effort to use communication for children's empowerment. Organised by the Tilonia-based Barefoot ...

Children's Parliament on Environment
Since 2000, the “Children’s Parliament” has been an annual event, involving 11 year olds from 10 borough Primary schools each year. It is a joint ...

Children's Participation
With the growth of children's rights we recognise, with ever-greater frequency, that children have the ability to speak out for themselves. While children's ...

Children's Participation in Action for Working Children [report]
[20 May 2004 - Source: CRINMAIL 576] In the Indian state of Maharashtra, the village education committee is holding a meeting. A proposal is put to 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 right to a good physical environment
This booklet is part of a programme develops at Save the Children Sweden focusing on children's rights to a healthy physical environment. Seven reports, ...

Children's rights and the physical environment
This publication is part of the preparation for a programme focusing on the rights of children to a healthy physical environment. Their housing, the water ...

Children's Rights Centre
The Children's Rights Centre – as its name implies – is an association concerned with children's rights. As a non-profit organisation working in Durban ...

Children's rights from an environmental perspective
This publication is part of the preparation for a programme focusing on children's rights to a healthy physical environment. Their housing, the water ...

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, Cities, and Psychological Theories
This book aims to make explicit the premises and research practices of twelve widely popular theoretical orientations in psychology, and to test their ...

Children, Youth and Environments
The journal Children, Youth and Environments (CYE) brings free access to the latest peer-reviewed research on environments for young people right to your ...

The Children’s Plan (Municipal Early Years Plan) 2009-2013
In Australia, the Hobsons Bay City Council has launched a four-year plan (2009-2013) to promote and guide initiatives addressed to children under 8 years ...

Children’s Services Outdoor Play Design Brief
The aim of this project is to promote play and its value. The current project is set to update the Outdoor Play – a Design Guide for Children's Services ...

Chronic residential crowding and children's well-being

Cities for Children
This book is intended as a source of information for local authorities and their partners as they work to make their cities better places for children ...

City Farms and Community Gardens: Growing Opportunities
City farms and community managed gardens, allotments and parks are increasingly recognised as examples of how local people can make a real difference. ...

Ciudades para la niñez
To face the increasing urban growth in Latin American cities, the more urbanized region in developing countries, UNICEF Offices for Latin America and ...

Containing children: some lessons on planning for play from New York City
This paper relates the history of playground provision in New York to changing conceptions of childhood, and specifically to a felt need to ‘contain’ ...

Core indicators for monitoring childhood well-being (Monitoring Child Well-Being: A South African rights-based approach)
Abstract: This publication is a set of 14 Core Indicator Sets used to monitor children’s well-being in South Africa, researched by HSRC’s Child, Youth, ...

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 Cities
This document contains the preliminary findings of research and consultations with stakeholders led by the Commission for Children and Young People and ...

Creciendo en el barrio: percepciones del entorno
Growing Up in Cities was originally conceived by the urban planner Kevin Lynch in 1970, and revived by an international team of planners, architects and ...

Crescere in Emilia-Romagna
This report, promoted by the Osservatorio regionale infanzia e adolescenza (Regional Observatory for Childhood and Adolescence) of the Emilia-Romagna ...

Curiosando nel tempo e nello spazio
This book-game, which includes drawings, stories, photos by children is entirely prepared for and with children in their second year of primary school ...

Developing Sustainable Human Rights Communities in Sudan
Human rights education in Sudan was established in 1994 as part of the People's Decade of Human Rights Education (PDHRE). The activities have been carried ...

Does Inadequate Housing Perpetuate Children's Poverty?
This article draws on ethnographic research to speculate on the significance of unsuitable housing for the long-term capacity of children to break out ...

Drogheda as a Child Friendly Town
This study was produced for the Louth Council Community and Enterprise Department and the Committee for a Child – Friendly Community as a response to ...

Economic Status, Community Danger and Psychological Problems among South African Children
An extensive literature links community violence and poverty in the US to psychological difficulties in children. To test the cross-national generality ...

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. ...

Enviroschools Programme
The City of Hamilton began the long-term Enviroschools Programme in 1993, because it was recognized that environmental education could be successful in ...

Escola Vai Ă  Rua - Escola Municipal de Ensimo Fundamental dos Meninos e Meninas de Rua de JoĂŁo Pessoa
The project Escola Vai Ă  Rua (School goes to the street) was proposed in 2001 by the municipality of JoĂŁo Pessoa (Prefeitura Municipal de JoĂŁo Pessoa), ...

Estrategia municipios y departamentos por la infancia, la adolescencia y la juventud. Estrategia Hechos y Derechos
Since the launching of the “Facts and Rights” strategy in 2005 (see Example of CFC initiative section on this website), the Colombian government has ...

Examples of national and local initiatives working towards creating healthy environments for children
HECANET is an international mailing list dedicated to promoting healthy environments for children. The list provides updates on the activities of the ...

Exploring citizenship through London's archives, libraries and museums
ALM London is the strategic development agency for archives, libraries and museums in London, and is core funded by the Museums, Libraries and Archives ...

Exploring youth and community relations in Cali, Colombia
This paper describes the findings of four youth groups in Cali, Colombia who conducted exploratory qualitative research in their marginalized and violent ...

Extending and Augmenting Scientific Enquiry through Pervasive Learning Environments
The authors of this article are interested in designing pervasive learning environments to enhance students’ ability to practice scientific enquiry. ...

Fano: Il laboratorio "CittĂ  dei bambini"
In 1991 in Fano, the type of action called “La città dei Bambini” (Children’s City) was born, combining, in one overall innovative structure, various ...

Girls' education in Bihar
Piloted by UNICEF over 10 years ago, the Bihar Education Project (BEP) accepted statewide and now on the national agenda, is a good example of a success ...

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: 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 ...

Helping children cope with urban environment stresses in developing countries

Housing, local environment and the rights of young children
This report illustrates London's housing and planning crisis and its effects upon children, particularly young children that have been largely ignored. ...

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 per cambiare le cittĂ 
This article considers a simple but radical proposal. It highlights the importance of adopting the child as a new parameter for changing cities. A city ...

Il bambino e l'ambiente urbano e naturale
The programme Il bambino e l'ambiente urbano e naturale (the child and the urban environment) is realized with the financial resources of the Law 285/97 ...

Il bullismo a scuola e nei luoghi di aggregazione: progettare e gestire interventi per promuovere il benessere
A training course on the phenomenon of bullism in schools has been organized by the Italian Cooperativa sociale AB CittĂ  in collaboration with the Province ...

Il futuro visto dai bambini
The methodology adjustments by the Fondazione IDIS - CittĂ  della Scienza are an evolution of the European Awareness Scenario Workshop (ESAW). The European ...

Inclusive Environments? The Expansion of Out-of- School Child Care in the United Kingdom
In the UK, out-of-school care is becoming an increasingly significant environment for children, and is integral to the government’s commitment to eradicate ...

Interpreting and supporting participation rights: Contributions from sociocultural theory
This paper looks at how sociocultural theories of development can contribute to understanding and developing effective ways to enhance children’s participation ...

Investing in teacher/community empowerment pays dividends for schools in Ganjam
Ganjam district lies on the Orissa-Andhra border and is one of the largest in Orissa. It has a mixed population of tribal, non-tribal and fishermen. Unlike ...

Io e la mia cittĂ 
This CD-ROM details a project undertaken by the Laboratory at Fano, Italy, in the scholastic year of 1994-1995 called “A scuola ci andiamo da soli” ...

L'enfant et la dynamique urbain

L'enfant intérieur et la ville

La capitale del Friuli
This article documents some initiatives for children in the city of Udine, Italy. Amongst its several projects, the municipality promoted the "Objective ...

La cittĂ  dei bambini
This article contains the interview with Francesco Tonucci, researcher at the Psychology Institute of CNR in Rome, Italy. From this interview, a new way ...

La cittĂ  dei ragazzi
The project "CittĂ  dei Ragazzi" sponsored by the municipality of Molfetta, Italy, has won, three times consecutively, the national award for "child-friendly ...

La ciudad de los niños
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 ville en tant qu'environnement d'expériences pour l'enfant

Laboratorio Cremona dei Bambini
Laboratorio Cremona dei Bambini (Laboratory of Child Friendly Cremona) started in 1996 with the first expressive workshops that offered children and parents ...

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 ...

Learning Life Skills with Children in Moldova
Since 1998 The Centre for Information and Documentation in Child Rights in Moldova has promoted children’s rights through: a) Spreading information ...

Los medios de comunicaciĂłn y la ciudad educadora
This article shows how mass media, especially the radio, helps social actors and educators to meet each other within the framework of Educating Cities ...

Making London better for all Children and Young People
More than a decade after the almost universal international ratification of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, children are receiving a higher ...

Making Sense: Playwork in Practice
This book has come about as part of PLAYLINK's Wonderful Places to Play project, funded by Bridge House Estates Trust. PLAYLINK works with local communities ...

MEDITERRANEAN: First MedChild Award for Best Practices [call for applications]
[Rome, October 2004 - Source: CRINMAIL 620 - MEDITERRANEAN: First MedChild Award for Best Practices [call for applications] The Fondazione Istituto Mediterraneo ...

Modena: la cittĂ  delle bambine e dei bambini
"Modena, La Città delle bambine e dei bambini" (Modena, the City of Girls and Boys). Modena’s project, an initiative from the local city council, sought ...

More Space - Play Space for Children. Pilot Project Leopoldstadt (Vienna)
Children in Vienna are spending les and less time outdoors. Various factors are responsible: the growing provision of regimented afternoon childcare, ...

Municipios y departamentos por la infancia y la adolescencia
This guidebook aims to support the efforts of municipal and departmental authorities involved in the “Facts and Rights” Strategy (see Example of CFC ...

National Social Rehabilitation Centre
In the past, in Bulgaria, people with disabilities were placed in isolated 'social care homes' and young people with disabilities were ignored by society. ...

Nature School
The main objective of Naturskolan (Nature School) - The Outdoor / Environmental Education Unit in Lund - is to act as a source of inspiration and support ...

Novellara: La Tavola Rotonda
One particularly significant children’s town council is in Novellara (Reggio Emilia). Called La Tavola Rotonda (The Round Table), it is the municipality’s ...

On the Way to Reach Self-Government Fit for Children
This presentation “On the Way to Reach Self-Government Fit for Children” was delivered by Ina Behmane, Executive Director on Social Issues, Saldus ...

One False Move

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 ...

Percezioni, immagini, mappe mentali della cittĂ  dei bambini

Pesticides and inner-city children

Places for Play
This publication was written by Sandra Melville for PLAYLINK. It draws on the ideas, values and principles which PLAYLINK has developed since its inception ...

Play as Culture
This guide has been researched and written by Playlink, commissioned by the Children’s Play Policy Forum and funded by Department for Culture, Media ...

Play: Learning for Life
IPA was founded in 1961 and has members in about 40 countries around the world. Its target is to implement and to realize the “Child’s Right to Play”, ...

Playlink
Playlink is a national charity that works with local communities to support provision of high quality opportunities for children's play that are stimulating, ...

PolĂ­ticas educativas e inclusiĂłn social
The ‘Secretaría Municipal de Educación de Porto Alegre’ has been working for many years for a democratic, qualitative state school. It purses its ...

Portsmouth City Local Plan
The Portsmouth City Local Plan has been prepared by the City Council under the provisions of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990. It covers the whole ...

Poverty reduction within the perspective of the child’s right to education
The child’s right to education has evolved along with the child’s inherent human rights. Although it took several years for the international community ...

Project review: Child and Youth Friendly Communities Initiative, Canada
The UNICEF International Secretariat for Child Friendly Cities has been undertaking a review of Child Friendly City strategies from around the world, ...

Project review: Children and Young People’s Strategy, London, UK
The International Secretariat for Child Friendly Cities has been undertaking a review of Child Friendly City strategies from around the world, adopting ...

Project review: CittĂ  sostenibili delle bambine e dei bambini (Sustainable cities for girls and boys), Italy
The International Secretariat for Child Friendly Cities has been undertaking a review of Child Friendly City strategies from around the world, adopting ...

Project review: La città dei bambini (Children’s City), Italy
The International Secretariat for Child Friendly Cities has been undertaking a review of Child Friendly City strategies from around the world, adopting ...

Project Review: MĂŒnchen, Stadt fĂŒr Kinder (Munich, City for Children), Germany
The International Secretariat for Child Friendly Cities has been undertaking a review of Child Friendly City strategies from around the world, adopting ...

Project review: Shikshalaya Prakalpa, Education for ALL Calcutta's Children, India
The International Secretariat for Child Friendly Cities has been undertaking a review of Child Friendly City strategies from around the world, adopting ...

Projeto Chapada
Projeto Chapada, linked to Fundação Abrinq’s Crer para Ver and Natura CosmĂ©tico’s Programs, seeks to improve the quality of public schools in 12 ...

Quality of the city for children: chaos and order
In the last decades not only the social experiences of children changed, but spatial experiences too. This is so because in the course of city development ...

Raccontare segni, coltivare sogni
This article documents a successful project which has been active for five years in the area of Reggio Emilia, Italy. In ten, small areas a network of ...

RĂ€dda Barnen - Save the Children, Sweden
RĂ€dda Barnen (Save the Children, Sweden) has 85.000 members. It is a non-governmental organisation, independent of political party or religion. It works ...

Ready to learn? An assessment of needs and programs for children ages 4-6 in Jordan
In 2001, the Government of Jordan formulated an Accelerated Social and Economic Development Plan. The government has requested support form the World ...

REMAR - Rede Margaridas pro-Crianças e Adolescentes de João Pessoa
The project REMAR – Rede Margaridas pro-Crianças e Adolescentes de João Pessoa. (Daisys Network in favour of children’s and adolescents in João ...

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 ...

Russia: Izhevsk has joined the UNICEF Global Initiative “Child Friendly Cities”
On September 29, 2009 the Mayor of the city of Izhevsk and the UNICEF Representative in the Russian Federation signed a Memorandum of Cooperation which ...

SĂșgradh. Celebrating the right's child to play
SĂșgradh is a registered charity providing support and a national forum for the promotion of play opportunities for children in Ireland. SĂșgradh provides ...

Se i bambini dicono: adesso basta
The author addresses two questions throughout this book: why do children say 'enough'?; what are we able to do after hearing this protest? The children ...

Se i bambini vanno a scuola da soli
This article focuses on children going to school alone. A sustainable city is an urban space where people can walk and meet safely in the street. The ...

Shikshalaya Prakalpa: A school for every child, every child in school
Kolkata, the most populous city in Eastern India, groans under the weight of unchecked urbanisation and a population 14 million people. Living facilities ...

Sort it Out!
This research is an in-depth analysis of information gathered in a consultation carried out by the Office with nearly 3,000 young Londoners between August ...

Space for Children

Street life: youth, culture and competing uses of public space
This paper examines city streets and public space as a domain in which social values are asserted and contested. The definitions of spatial boundaries ...

Swiss National Committee for UNICEF - Schweizerisches Komitee fĂŒr UNICEF
The Swiss Committee for UNICEF was founded in 1959 as an association with offices in Zurich. It supports projects in 18 countries (the current activities ...

The Children's Council of Rome
This research concerns the meetings of the Children's Council in Rome held in its first year of founding, 2001-2002 and the initiatives realized by the ...

The Children's Museum of Denver
Denver's best hands-on experience for children newborn to age eight and their grown-ups is both educational and just plain fun. Programs and playscapes ...

The children's strategy study
The Christchurch City Council Children's Strategy was initiated by the Mayor, Vicki Buck, in February, 1995. The CCC's Strategy for Children refers to ...

The City as a Playground
This guide to the city and district has been compiled by children, young people and families for Derry Children’s Commission and Yes! Publication. Derry ...

The City at their Fingertips - Current Projects with Children and Youn People in Sweden
This booklet is published by the Swedish Urban Environment Council to inform of interesting projects, in which children and young people in collaboration ...

The Disadvantaged Urban Child in India
This report provides a detailed analysis of specific categories of at-risk children, such as working children, street children and other disadvantaged ...

The influence of psychosocial and urban factors on children's independent mobility and relationship to peer frequentation

The Palestinian Ministry of Youth and Sports: a case study of gender integration
In the Occupied Palestinian Territory, where the population density is among the highest in the world, the young constitute demographic force and also ...

The Physical Environment and the Development of the Child

The Play for Development Project - Thailand
The Foundation for Child Development's (FCD) Play Project is based in a traditional Thai wooden house in the centre of Bangkok. Close to this house there ...

The rights of the child and the physical environment
This publication is part of the preparation for a programme focusing on children's rights to a healthy physical environment. Their housing, the water ...

The secret of point zero
In January 1997, a Strategy for Children in the City of Perth was launched. The document recommended the initiation of a number of projects, of which ...

The Society for Children of Youth of British Columbia (SCY)
The Society for Children of Youth of British Columbia was formed in 1974 through the amalgamation of the Children's Aid Society (CAS) and the B.C. Committee ...

The State of London's Children Report
The first State of London's Children report has been produced by the Office of the Children's Rights Commissioner for London, established in 2000 to promote ...

The Struggle for Peace (Luta pela Paz)
Luta pela Paz (Struggle for Peace) is a social project and a boxing academy, registered with the Brazilian Boxing Federation, where training is provided ...

The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child reporting system and the physical environment
This publication is part of the preparation for a programme focusing on children's rights to a healthy physical environment. Their housing, the water ...

The UNICEF child-friendly cities project
To ensure a comprehensive approach in the protection of the rights of children more directly exposed to the armed conflict, in 2002 UNICEF re-started ...

The Universal Forum of Cultures - Barcelona 2004
The Universal Forum of Cultures - Barcelona 2004 commenced on May 9 2004, coinciding with the Europe Day. This unprecedented event converted Barcelona ...

The young child from urban poor communities in India
This paper aims to provide better understanding of the situation of the children from urban disadvantaged communities in India and increase sensitivity ...

Towards a Child-Friendly London
The draft strategy sets out a vision for a child-friendly London. It also provides specific proposals for the changes that move this vision towards realisation. ...

Tuguegarao City. Most Child-Fiendly Component City. Hall of Fame Award (2000, 2001 and 2002)
Tuguegarao City has metamorphosed from a sleepy, dusty town in Northeast Philippines into a bustling metropolis, serving not only the needs of the city, ...

UNICEF Sweden: We help children to grow
This set of photos illustrates an interesting campaign organized by UNICEF Sweden to better spread UNICEF’s work to the Swedish population. Despite ...

Urban Stress and its Effects on Children's Lifestyles and Health in Industrialized Countries
Numerous studies have linked urban stress, defined as an incongruence between the individual and the urban environment, to deterioration in children's ...

VIII International Congress of Educating Cities
In May 1998, the Governments of the European Union designated Genoa "European Capital of Culture" for 2004, an important recognition for our city that ...

Vitrinas de innovaciĂłn
The Faculty of Education of the Peruvian University Cayetano Heredia was established in 1998. It works on the field of research innovation and improvement ...

We've Got the Right
This video looks at the Rights of the Child from the perspective of children living in Northern Ireland. The video was made by children from the Fountain ...

Young Councillors in Hong Kong
The UNCRC – Child Ambassadors Scheme was introduced in 2000, jointly organised by the Hong Kong Committee on Children’s Rights, Against Child Abuse ...

Young Dubliners Speak Out
This programme is designed to help teachers and youth workers to develop greater understanding among their pupils about ‘local democracy’ in Dublin ...

Young People in Changing Societies
This is a guide for a unique generation – the first generation of young people to grow up in 27 countries that moved from communism to capitalism following ...

Youth Participation in Evaluation and Research as a Way of Lifting New Voices
Although youth participation in community evaluation is increasing in scope and quality, and its initiatives represent a new way of knowing about the ...

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