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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 ...

Changes in Health Care Financing and Health Status: The case of China in the 1980s

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 ...

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 ...

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
The Report provides a review of the first 10 years of transition, exploiting the fact that data are now available on many issues that cover the entire ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

Eradicating Child Malnutrition: Thailand's health, nutrition and poverty alleviation policy in the 1980s

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 ...

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 2003 (Russian Version)
Social Monitor 2003 includes a Statistical Annex covering a broad range of indicators for the years 1989 to 2000-2002, including population trends, births ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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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 ...

Baby Friendly Communities in Gambia
In Sukuta, a rural community in the Gambia, the Baby-Friendly Community Initiative (BFCI) has led community members to acknowledge the need to care for ...

Building Better Cities with Children and Youth
The October 2002 monographic issue of Environment & Urbanization on "Building better cities with children and youth" has been jointly prepared by IIED ...

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 Community Action Kit
This action kit from the NAPCAN Foundation in Australia is intended to build and strengthen child friendly communities in order to reduce and prevent ...

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 ...

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 the 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 and the Mediterranean
"Children and the Mediterranean" intended to raise the awareness of child issues among policy makers and relevant stakeholders. This international Conference ...

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 health and environment: a review of evidence
This publication was prepared by the WHO European Centre for Environment and Health, Rome Operational Division, with support from the European Environment ...

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 Habitat
UNICEF and UNCHS/Habitat convened a diverse international group of officials, practitioners, researchers, and activists on 1 and 2 February 1996 to articulate ...

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 ...

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 ...

Città sane per l'infanzia e l'adolescenza: Povertà, rischio ambientale e salute
The national conference “Città sane per l'infanzia e l'adolescenza: Povertà, rischio ambientale e salute” (Healthy Cities for Children and Adolescents: ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

Commission for Children and Young People Queensland Government
The Commission for children and young people was established in 2000 to protect the rights, interests and wellbeing of all Queenslanders under 18 years ...

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, ...

Development Gateway: Cross-Topic Special Children's Well-Being (web portal)
[Development Gateway – November 2004 Source: CRINMAIL 628: Special Edition on the 15th Anniversary of the CRC - - WORLDWIDE: Cross-Topic Special Children's ...

Environmental Problems in an Urbanizing World
This book describes environmental problems and their effect on human health, local ecosystems and global cycles. It points to the political causes that ...

Environmental Problems in Third World Cities
Environmental factors cause or contribute much to injuries, illnesses and premature deaths among infants, children, adolescents and adults in urban areas ...

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 ...

EPHA Environment Network (EEN)
EPHA Environment Network (EEN) is an international non-governmental organisation advocating environmental protection as a means to improving health and ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Fourth European Ministerial Conference on Environment and Health, Budapest, 23-25 June 2004
Over 1000 ministerial delegates from 52 countries came together during the Fourth Ministerial Conference on Environment and Health, Budapest, June 23-25 ...

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 ...

Healthy Cities Programme in Turku
The Healthy Cities project was an international programme launched by WHO to promote healthy life in cities. The central principles were presented in ...

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 ...

Healthy Urban Planning in Practice: Experience of European Cities
The WHO City Action Group on Healthy Urban Planning was established in 2001 to develop WHO's work in the area with a group of committed European cities. ...

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 ...

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 ...

Increase in childhood asthma in an urbanizing population

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 ...

Inheriting the World: The Atlas of Children's Health and the Environment
More than three million children die every year due to unhealthy environments. This atlas tackles issues as diverse as the devastating and largely unknown ...

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 ...

It's our world, our future too: Young people's voices on Environmental and Health priorities
This video is produced by EPHA Environment Network and made up of the excited but sometimes deeply concerned faces and voices of children in Russia, Belgium, ...

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 ...

Mayors' sensitisation to Youth Friendly Services
This document reports the conference “Mayors’ sensitisation to Youth Friendly Services” held in Vilnius, Republic of Lithuania, on 20 January 2004. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

Our Climate, Our Children, Our Responsibility
This report was written by Emma Black and Catherine Cameron of Agulhas: Applied Knowledge for UNICEF UK. The purpose of the report is to draw attention ...

Our voice, our future.
The Declaration of Commitment (DoC) on HIV/AIDS, adopted by the Member States at the United Nations General Assembly Special Session on HIV/AIDS in June ...

Plight of poor living in Brazil's dump areas
Research indicates that nearly 45,000 children and young persons live and work in dump areas all over Brazil. Many were born in these places, to parents ...

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, ...

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 ...

Qualité et accèss aux soins en milieu urbain
This book shows the result of a close partnership between UNICEF and the French Cooperation, started in 1997 in a meeting in Ivory Coast during which ...

Quality and access to health care in urban settings
This book shows the result of a close partnership between UNICEF and the French Cooperation, started in 1997 in a meeting in Ivory Coast during which ...

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 ...

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 ...

Strategic elements in water supply and sanitation services in urban low-income areas
In many cities and towns in developing countries, access to basic infrastructure services such as water supply, sanitation, solid-waste collection and ...

The Alliance of mayors and municipal leaders on HIV/AIDS in Africa
The Alliance was established to promote an expanded, multisectoral response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic at the local level. During the Xth International ...

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 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 Environment for Children
This book gives a multidisciplinary account of the environmental health hazards threatening children and the range of impacts they can have. It looks ...

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 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 ...

The power of local action: 2003 International Healthy Cities Conference
The conference 'The Power of Local Action' celebrated 15 years of Healthy Cities action, but also aimed to build partnerships, create policies, and build ...

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 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 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 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 ...

UK Committee for UNICEF website
This website is part of the main webpage of the United Kingdom Committee for UNICEF. It includes a variety of information related to child well-being ...

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 ...

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 the Physical Environment
This paper was a refereed paper at the Children and The City conference held in Amman, Jordan, in December 2002. The conference was jointly organized ...

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 ...

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 ...

Water, sanitation and urban children: the need to go beyond "improved" provision
This paper reviews the implications of inadequate provision of water and sanitation for children’s health and general development, especially in urban ...

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

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 ...

Young People's Health and Development (YPHD) programme
The Young People's Health and Development project is directed towards promoting healthy lifestyles among young people and helping to develop innovative ...

Youth Friendly Health Services: Responding to the needs of young people in Europe
The issue of young people’s health, development and protection is of paramount importance to the United Nations (UN). Within South Eastern Europe (SEE), ...

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

Between the guns : children as a zone of peace