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An Analysis of the Role of Social Safety Net Scholarships in Reducing School Drop-Out during the Indonesian Economic Crisis
Accompanying the dramatic decline in Indonesia’s economic fortunes in the late 1990s was an appropriate concern for the social impact of the crisis - ...

Bambini e adolescenti ai margini. Un quadro comparativo sulla disuguaglianza nel benessere dei bambini nei paesi ricchi
Questa Report Card presenta una prima panoramica sulle disuguaglianze nel benessere dei bambini in 24 dei paesi più ricchi del mondo. Vi si prendono in ...

Basic Education: A vision for the 21st century. Global Seminar Report, 1998
The ninth Innocenti Global Seminar took as its theme: Basic Education: A Vision for the 21st Century. The Seminar addressed the urgent need for improved ...

Child Well-being in Eastern Europe and Central Asia: A multidimensional approach
After two decades of transition the countries of Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States face an increasingly diverse mix ...

Child Work and Education: Five case studies from Latin America
In recent years research, as well as the results of practical programmes, has lead to a clearer understanding of the relationship between child work and ...

Childhood Poverty and Education in Bangladesh: Policy implications for disadvantaged children
This paper offers a theoretical understanding of childhood poverty and educational exclusion, building on the empirical findings of fieldwork carried ...

Children in Immigrant Families in Eight Affluent Countries: Their family, national and international context
During recent decades most affluent countries have experienced large increases in the number and diversity of immigrants, and accordingly it is anticipated ...

Children in Immigrant Families in Switzerland: On a path between discrimination and integration
Special Series on Children in Immigrant Families in Affluent Societies Public debate on immigration tends to be polarized in Switzerland ...

Children in Immigrant Families in the Netherlands: A statistical portrait and a review of the literature
Special Series on Children in Immigrant Families in Affluent Societies Of the total population of the Netherlands about 19 per cent are foreign ...

The Children Left Behind: A league table of inequality in child well-being in the world's rich countries
This Report Card presents a first overview of inequalities in child well-being for 24 of the world’s richest countries. Three dimensions of inequality ...

The Children of Immigrants in France: The emergence of a second generation
Special Series on the Situation of Children in Immigrant Families in Affluent Societies In 2005, 4.9 million immigrants were residing in metropolitan ...

Children, Education and Reconciliation
This paper examines truth and reconciliation commissions that have made reference to a longer-term role for education in coming to terms with the past ...

Una classifica comparata dello svantaggio educativo nei paesi industrializzati
Questo nuovo rapporto del Centro di Ricerca Innocenti dell'UNICEF riguarda l'efficenza del sistema di istruzione pubblica nei paesi economicamente avanzati. ...

Comparing Child Well-Being in OECD Countries: Concepts and methods
This paper is produced alongside Innocenti Report Card 7 Child Well-being in Rich Countries. It provides more detail on how the indicators were chosen ...

Comparing Inequality in the Well-being of Children in Economically Advanced Countries: A methodology
This paper tries to respond to the complex challenge of going beyond a research approach into child well-being based on averages and proposes a complementary ...

As crianças que ficam para trás: Uma tabela classificativa da desigualdade no bem-estar das crianças nos países ricos
O presente Report Card apresenta uma primeira visão global das desigualdades no bem-estar das crianças em 24 dos países mais ricos do mundo. São examinadas ...

A Decade of Transition (Russian)
The fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 paved the way for changes in every aspect of life in this region. New opportunities and new risks emerged for all ...

Early Childhood Development Revisited: From policy formulation to programme implementation
This is the report on an inter-agency workshop convened by the Education Cluster of UNICEF New York. The meeting undertook a detailed analysis of three ...

Early Marriage: Child Spouses
Research into early marriage has tended to concentrate on its impact on reproductive health, school drop-out and rising population figures, and there ...

Une école pour des enfants qui ont des droits
Tout enfant a droit à l'éducation. Cela est affirmé dans la Convention relative aux droits de l'enfant proclamée par les Nations Unies. Le but de l'éducation ...

Education and the Market: Which parts of the neo-liberal solution are correct?

Education and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child: The challenge of implementation

Education for All?
The fifth Regional Monitoring Report continues the Centre's pioneering work of emphasizing the social side of the transition in Central and Eastern Europe ...

The Education of Children with Special Needs: Barriers and opportunities in Central and Eastern Europe
Children with disabilities and many others who experience difficulties in learning are often marginalized within or even excluded from school systems. ...

Education Rights and Minorities
Educational rights for minority groups may be included in states' education systems and also enshrined intheir statutes. However, states' laws, their ...

Education, Inequality and Transition
Evidence is considered on differences in access to education and in learning achievement within the countries of Central and Eastern Europe and the former ...

Education, Skills and Industrial Development in the Structural Transformation of Africa

Education, Urban Poverty and Migration: Evidence from Bangladesh and Vietnam
Despite the acknowledged importance and large scale of rural-urban migration in many developing countries, few studies have compared education outcomes ...

Les enfants laissés pour compte : tableau de classement des inégalités de bien-être entre les enfants des pays riches
Le présent Bilan présente un premier aperçu des inégalités en termes de bien-être infantile dans vingt-quatre des pays les plus riches du monde. Trois ...

La escuela y los derechos del niño
Todo niño tiene derecho a la educación. Esto es lo que establece la Convención de las Naciones Unidas sobre los Derechos del Niño. El objetivo de la educación ...

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

I giovani nelle società in trasformazione - Sintesi
'I giovani nelle società in trasformazione' analizza le esperienze della 'generazione della transizione', i 68 milioni di giovani tra i 15 e i 24 anni ...

L'impact de la hausse des prix des produits alimentaires sur la pauvreté des enfants et les reponses politiques au Mali
Depuis 2006, le Mali subit de plein fouet les effets de la crise alimentaire mondiale avec des augmentations de prix allant jusqu'à 67%. Cette étude propose ...

The Impact of Social Protection on Children: A review of the literature
Based on an extensive analysis of the existing evidence on the impact of social protection programmes in the developing world, this paper aims to assess ...

The Impact of the Indonesian Financial Crisis on Children: An analysis using the 100 villages data
This paper examines the impact of the Asian crisis on children in Indonesia. School attendance dropped slightly after the onset of the crisis but has ...

Innocenti Social Monitor 2002
Social Monitor 2002 reviews recent socio-economic developments in the 27 countries of Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States. ...

Innocenti Social Monitor 2002 (Russian version)
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Innocenti Social Monitor 2009. Child Well-being at a Crossroads: Evolving challenges in Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States
The evolving and diverging challenges for the well-being of children after two decades of transition are examined. Following a long period of sustained ...

A League Table of Educational Disadvantage in Rich Nations
This new report from the UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre considers the effectiveness of public education systems across the rich nations of the industrialised ...

Le mariage précoce
Les recherches sur le mariage précoce n’ont le plus souvent considéré que certains aspects spécifiques de l’impact du phénomène, comme ses répercussions ...

Il Matrimonio Precoce
Questo numero di Innocenti Digest affronta il tema del matrimonio precoce, la pratica di far sposare bambini ed adolescenti al di sotto dei 18 anni d'età, ...

Matrimonios prematuros
Este número del Innocenti Digest se ocupa de los matrimonios prematuros, es decir de los matrimonios de niños y jóvenes menores de 18 años, desde un punto ...

Los niños dejados atrás: una tabla clasificatoria de la desigualdad respecto al bienestar infantil en las naciones ricas del mundo
Esta Report Card presenta un primer panorama general de las desigualdades respecto al bienestar infantil en 24 de los países más ricos del mundo. Se examinan ...

Overview of Child Well-Being in Germany: Policy towards a supportive environment for children
Children’s opportunities to develop according to their talents and competencies and to establish trust in the adults with whom they live, their neighbourhoods, ...

Poverty, Inequality and Policy Affecting Vulnerable Groups in Moldova
This paper analyzes the changes that have intervened in the field of income poverty and human poverty since the onset of the transition in Moldova. With ...

Promoting Children's Participation in Democratic Decision-Making
This Insight makes a strong case for listening to children, outlining the implications of failing to do so and challenging many of the arguments that ...

Promouvoir la participation des enfants au processus decisionnel democratique
Dans cet Insight Innocenti, Gerison Lansdown examine l’article 12 de la Convention relative aux droits de l’enfant, selon lequel les enfants ont le droit ...

Promuovere la partecipazione dei ragazzi per costruire la democrazia
In questa Indagine Innocenti, Gerison Lansdown prende in esame il significato dell'articolo 12 della Convenzione sui diritti dell'infanzia, nel quale ...

The Relationship between Education and Child Work
Millions of children throughout the developing world work. Not all child work should be cause for concern. Some work activities develop practical knowledge ...

Review of the Circumstances among Children in Iimmigrant Families in Australia
Special Series on the Situation of Children in Immigrant Families in Affluent Societies There were about 1.5 million children 0 to 17 years ...

A School for Children with Rights: The significance of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child for modern education policy
The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child affirms that every child has a right to education. The purpose of education is to enable the child to develop ...

School-related Economic Incentives in Latin America: Reducing drop-out and repetition and combating child labour
This paper examines the barriers to educational achievement presented by child labour and the formal education systems of Latin America. Parents put pressure ...

Simulation of the Effects of the Economic Crisis and Response Policies on Children in West and Central Africa: The Case of Burkina Faso
Burkina Faso’s hard earned economic gains in recent years have been eroded by the 2008-09 world financial and economic crisis. The country will particularly ...

The Situation among Children of Migrant Origin in Germany
Special Series on the Situation of Children in Immigrant Families in Affluent Societies Germany may be described as a country of immigrants. ...

The Situation of Children in Immigrant Families in Italy: Changes and challenges
Special Series on Children in Immigrant Families in Affluent Societies According to 2001 census data more than 900,000 children aged 0-17, ...

The Situation of Children in Immigrant Families in the United Kingdom
Special Series on Children in Immigrant Families in Affluent Societies The foreign-born population in the United Kingdom reached 4.9 million ...

A Sorting Hat that Fails? The transition from primary to secondary school in Germany
Germany ranks lowest regarding educational equalities among OECD countries, as the recently published PISA ‘Programme of International Student Assessment’ ...

The Subterranean Child Labour Force: Subcontracted home-based manufacturing in Asia
Child labour is widespread in home based manufacturing activities in the informal sector in most developing countries. This form of child labour will ...

El Trabajo Infantile y la Educación Básica en America Latina y el Caribe

The Two Faces of Education in Ethnic Conflict: Towards a peacebuilding education for children
The Two Faces of Education in Ethnic Conflict challenges a widely-held assumption - that education is inevitably a force for good. While stressing the ...

Understanding Governance of Early Childhood Development and Education Systems and Services in Low-Income Countries
This initial exploratory study examines the governance and finance of Early Childhood Services (ECS) in three countries (Cambodia, Kenya and Lao People's ...

The Urban Divide: Poor and middle class children’s experiences of school in Dhaka, Bangladesh
Children living in urban slums in Dhaka, Bangladesh, often have poor access to school and attend different types of school than students from middle class ...

La violencia doméstica contra mujeres y niñas
Este número del Innocenti Digest afronta el tema de la violencia doméstica, una de las formas de violencia contra mujeres y niñas más difundidas a nivel ...

What is the Effect of Child Labour on Learning Achievement? Evidence from Ghana
This paper analyzes the links between child labour and poor school performance, using data gathered in Ghana in recent years. The author examines the ...

What Works for Working Children?
The current upsurge of international concern about exploitative child labour has focused new attention on fundamental questions regarding children's work ...

Young People in Changing Societies
This seventh Regional Monitoring Report focuses on the experiences of young people during the transition. It examines the advantages and the obstacles ...

Young People in Changing Societies (Russian Version)
The Report focuses on the experiences of young people during the transition. It examines the advantages and the obstacles youth encounter as they grow ...

Young People in Changing Societies - Summary
Young People in Changing Societies focuses on the experiences of the ‘transition generation’ - the 65 million young people aged 15-24 in Central and Eastern ...

Zur Lage der Kinder in Deutschland: Politik für Kinder als Zukunftsgestaltung
Die Chancen von Kindern, sich in ihrer Lebensumwelt entsprechend ihren Fähigkeiten und Kompetenzen entwickeln zu können und Vertrauen zu den Erwachsenen ...

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WWW.CHILDFRIENDLYCITIES.ORG
A Brazil Fit for Children
UNICEF and Abrinq Foundation led a coalition of 27 organizations including national and international NGOs (such as Save the Children, Plan International ...

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. ...

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 città
This article describes the project developed by the Cooperative, "Progetto Città", together with some nursery schools in Bari, Italy, which was created ...

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 Città 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 Città dei Bambini ...

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

Buenos Aires Ciudad Amiga de los Niños
"Buenos Aires, Ciudad Amiga de los Niños" (Buenos Aires, Child-Friendly City) is a project established by the municipality of Buenos Aires, Argentina, ...

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 ...

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 ...

Chal Bitia school: urban community partnership for primary education
Building community partnership is the cornerstone of the UNICEF Community Convergent Action (CCA) approach. In Varanasi, one of three cities with more ...

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 ...

Charting the Mediterranean Child
This report was designed and edited by Lynkeus. An initial draft of data and analysis was produced by CENSIS on the basis of the original scheme developed ...

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 Learning Environments
An increase in compulsory education from 5 to 8 years in 1997 has resulted in a dramatic increase in school enrolment rates. This has put a major strain ...

Child Friendly Pistoia
This project marked the beginning of a major campaign to improve road safety for children and to lessen the levels of pollution caused by traffic. The ...

Child Friendly School Initiative in Nigeria
This Power Point Presentation contains 24 slides describing the Child Friendly School Initiative in Nigeria. It defines Nigeria’s interpretation of ...

Child Poverty in Perspective: An Overview of Child Well-Being in Rich Countries
This report is the seventh in a series of report cards coordinated by UNICEF’s Innocenti Research Centre. The report cards were designed to monitor ...

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, ...

Children and the City
This paper was prepared for the second MedChild Report: Charting the Mediterranean Child 2005 by The Arab Urban Development Institute. The purpose of ...

Children and Youth’s Councils: experiences of children and youth’s participation in the community life
A training course on the Children’s and Youth’s Councils (Consigli Comunali dei Ragazzi - CCR) has been organized by the Province of Milan in collaboration ...

Children as Citizens

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'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 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 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 understanding of well-being
This report documents a study done by the Centre for Health Promotion Studies, Department of Health Promotion, National University of Ireland, Galway ...

Città dei Bambini - Progettazione partecipata / Child Friendly Citites - Participated Planning
The Anfione Research Institute is a scientific research workshop. It deals with urban, social and educational topics related to childhood and citizens ...

City Farm
This article documents the "city farm" experiment in Pavia, Italy. In Pavia, a centre of environmental education for children was created in which they ...

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 ...

Climate Change and Urban Children
This paper was prepared for the work on Adapting Urban Centres to Climate Change in Low- and Middle-income Nations with a Strong Pro-poor Focus that IIED’s ...

Community participation in girls' education in Uganda
In Uganda, the National Strategy for Girls' Education was developed in 1997 to accelerate implementing policy for girls’ and women’s education. The ...

Consejo de los Derechos de Niñas, Niños y Adolescentes
Buenos Aires, Ciudad Amiga de los Niños (Buenos Aires, Child Friendly City) is a project established by the municipality of Buenos Aires, Argentina, ...

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 ...

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 Childrens' Councils
Children can make the case for their rights very powerfully. Letting children be their own advocates has proved effective in creating change and is central ...

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

Developing Sustainable Human Rights Cities
The People's Movement for Human Rights Education (PDHRE) is a nonprofit international organization founded in 1989. In the last twelve years it developed ...

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 ...

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

European Cities Against Child Poverty Network
This website documents the projects implemented within the framework of the European Cities Against Child Poverty, a EU -wide partnership led by GLE (Greater ...

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 ...

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 ...

Fano: Il laboratorio "Città 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 ...

Ferrara: Città bambina
The project "Città Bambina" (Child City) was established in 1993 as a cultural challenge to rethink the city from the children’s point of view, from ...

Fourth Forum of the World Alliance of Cities Against Poverty
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) organised the 4th Forum of the World Alliance of Cities Against Poverty, which was held in Rome from 31 ...

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 ...

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 ...

I Certamen sobre Derechos de Infancia y Política Municipal
In 2002, FEMP (Federación Española de Municipios y Provincias) and the Spanish National Committee for UNICEF organised for the first time a competition ...

Ideas for Action - Making Urban Areas Child-Friendly
The Malaysian Child-friendly Cities Initiative complements the International CFC Initiative which was launched during the International Workshop on Children's ...

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 Città in collaboration with the Province ...

Implementing the Convention on the Rights of the Child
This book considers one of the main umbrella articles of the Convention on the Rights of the Child: Article 4. It dealing with the concept of the obligations ...

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 ...

Indicadores municipales de aplicación de la Convención sobre los Derechos del Niño
This document contains a questionnaire with questions to make a local situation analysis on children and youth. This information feeds into the Child ...

Insight, creativity and thoughts on the environment: integrating children and youth into human settlement development
This paper discusses the benefits of involving children in planning and managing human settlements both for the children themselves, as they learn the ...

International Association of Educating Cities
The International Association of Educating Cities is an association of cities with the common goal of working together on projects and activities to improve ...

International Healthy Parks Healthy People Congress
The Inaugural International “Healthy Parks Healthy People” Congress will be held in Melbourne on April 11-16, 2010. It is organized by Parks Victoria ...

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 città
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'iniziativa Città amiche dei bambini in Italia
This paper reviews the strengths and limitations of different child friendly cities initiatives in Italy and the many measures by national, regional and ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Local Development Programme, Bello, Colombia
A Local Development Programme was launched in 1998 in the municipality of Bello, focusing on three strategic lines of action: social management, communication ...

Local Development Programme, Bogotá, Colombia
UNICEF’s Local Development Programme (LDP) was launched in Bogotá in 1996, in five boroughs that house a population of around three million: San Cristóbal. ...

Local Index of Child Well-Being 2009
England’s Communities and Local Government commissioned the Social Policy Research Unit (SPRU) at the University of York and the Social Disadvantage ...

Mapa da Criança e do Adolescente 2001
The Child-Friendly Mayors’ programme initiated by the Abrinq Foundation supports municipal administrations that plan and implement integrated public ...

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 ...

Mobile Crèches
Mobile Crèches is an impulsive gesture of a woman's sensitivity towards infants lying in the dust and rubble and toddlers trailing behind mothers carrying ...

Municipal Tool Kit for a Child and Youth Friendly Community
This toolkit was developed by the Society for Children and Youth of British Columbia to promote the concept of Child and Youth Friendly communities. The ...

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 ...

New issue of Children, Youth and Environments on line
The new issue of Children, Youth and Environments contains 12 papers (five articles; two research notes; and five field reports) on a range of topics ...

New proposal of accreditation of Child Friendly Municipalities (MAN) in the Dominican Republic
The Inter-institutional Technical Committee for Decentralization, with the support of UNICEF, recently held a workshop to review the initiative Child-Friendly ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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

Poor Urban Governance
Africa's cities are in crisis. The majority of urban dwellers live in densely populated and unplanned shanty-towns without basic services such as water, ...

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 ...

Premio Città sostenibili delle bambine e dei bambini
The Project "Città sostenibili delle bambine e dei bambini" (Sustainable Cities for Boys and Girls) was started in 1996 by the Ministry of Environment ...

Project review: Basic Education for the Hard to Reach Urban Child, Bangladesh
The International Secretariat for Child Friendly Cities has been undertaking a review of Child Friendly City strategies from around the world, adopting ...

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: Città 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: Local Development Programme (LPD), Colombia
The International Secretariat for Child Friendly Cities has been undertaking a review of Child Friendly City strategies from around the world, adopting ...

Project review: National Children’s Strategy, Ireland
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 Cosmético’s Programs, seeks to improve the quality of public schools in 12 ...

Quality education and child-friendly schools
This guide offers a set of guidelines to develop and implement a child-friendly school system. It briefly describes the main elements which promote quality ...

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 ...

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 ...

Report on the Commission White Paper on a new impetus for European Youth
On 23 November 1999, Commissioner Viviane Reding announced for the first time that the European Commission intended to prepare a White Paper on the subject ...

Report on the implementation of the 'Youth' programme (2000/2316 (INI)
The 'Youth' programme was adopted by the European Parliament on 13 April 2000 and runs from 1 January 2000 to 31 December 2006. The programme is aimed ...

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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 ...

Sexual Counseling in Schools
In 2001 the Municipal Secretariat of Education and Culture of Paulo Afonso, Bahia, formed a partnership with GAPA/BA (Grupo de Apoio à prevenção à ...

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 ...

Space and Quality of Life for Children
The seminar "Space and Quality of Life for Children" was held in Madrid on November 27-28, 1992. There were 38 participants, from six member states in ...

State of the World’s Cities 2008/2009 - Harmonious Cities
This report by UN-HABITAT is the fourth edition of the State of the World’s Cities, concentrating on harmonious urbanization. The purpose of the data ...

The Child Friendly Cities Initiative in Italy
This paper reviews the strengths and limitations of different child friendly cities initiatives in Italy and the many measures by national, regional and ...

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 and the rights of its people
International Association of Educating Cities, through its regional Office, South America Delegation, located in Rosario Municipality, Argentine Republic, ...

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 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 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 Sociological Context of Girl's Schooling
This paper seeks to study the special circumstances which foster schooling among Indian girls from poor households. It questions why some girls from impoverished ...

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 ...

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 and Youth in the MENA Region: Addressing Priorities in Education
An international conference “Urban Children and Youth in the MENA Region: Addressing Priorities in Education" is organized by the Arab Urban Development ...

Urban Youth Policy in the Netherlands
The author of this paper is working at the Association of Dutch Municipalities (Vereniging van Nederlandse Gemeenten – VNG) as Head of the department ...

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

Who are the Street Children?
This educational kit aims to disseminate information on the phenomenon of street children and explain the causes thereof and to encourage discussion on ...

World Youth Report 2005
[New York, USA – 20 December 2004 - World Youth Report 2005 available. Source: UN Youth Flash ] - The advance ...

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 ...

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National Plan of Action Against Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children
In 1996, Sweden hosted the first World Congress against Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children, during which the participating states pledged to draw ...

Campaign aims to fight modern-day slavery
Police officers and social workers will undergo training to help find people who were lured to the United States with the promise of jobs and then forced ...

Nigeria: Federal Goverment Sets Up Centres for Victims of Human Trafficking
The federal government is to establish six centres for the rehabilitation of victims of human trafficking. Women Affairs Minister, Rita Akpan told the ...

Parents urged to provide good education for their children
The building, comprising three classrooms, two workshops, a conference room, a library, an office and a store, was financed by the Songhor Salt Project ...

PAKISTAN: Civil society role central to combat human trafficking
The IOM is holding a series of seminars across the country under its ongoing project, entitled: "Development of a Conceptual Framework and Strategies ...

Conference to launch human trafficking prevention program
Present at the conference was Deputy Prime Minister Pham Gia Khiem and representatives from relevant ministries, sectors and some international organisations. ...

Anti-human trafficking campaign visible in Finnish capital
Anti-human trafficking campaign visible in Finnish capital 21.10.2005 at 13:28 A poster campaign opposing human trafficking is spreading over ...

WOCON, ILO educate Lagosians on Child Labour, HIVAIDS
WOCON, ILO educate Lagosians on Child Labour, HIVAIDS By Margaret Odeyemi Posted to the Web: Thursday, December 22, 2005 As ...

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After the fall : the human impact of ten years of transition

Bambini che sopravvivono alla guerra

Caught in the cross currents : what's happened to children - and people who work for children - in the ten years since the International Year of the child

Children and development in the 1990s : a UNICEF sourcebook : on the occasion of the World Summit for Children, 29-30 September 1990 000563

Children on the front line : the impact of apartheid, destabilization and warfare on children in Southern and South Africa

Children's rights as a mirror of Dutch society : NGO report on the implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child in the Netherlands

National programme of action of the Netherlands

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

Situation analysis of Lebanese children and women, 1987

A situation analysis of Palestinian children in the West Bank and Gaza : June 1992 - May 1993 : report

The state of the world's children 1992

The state of the world's children 1994

The two faces of education in ethnic conflict : towards a peacebuilding education for children