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Approaches towards Inequality and Inequity: Concepts, measures and policies
This paper analyses the different concepts of inequality, in particular differentiating individual, or vertical, and group, or horizontal, inequality, ...

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 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 ...

Becoming a child and family friendly city
This report presents the findings from the Child and Family Friendly Consultation Project. The Child and Family Friendly City consultation is a specific ...

Building a Child Friendly Community
The research is an overview of the results of Building a Child-Friendly Community children’s research workshops which was held in August 2006 in Bendigo. ...

Can you hear me?
This paper makes the case for children’s participation and discusses how it can be put into practice and measured. Participation enhances children’s ...

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 & Family Friendly Recommendations
The following 5 child-and-family-friendly-principles emerged from understanding how people in Ballarat define child and family friendliness and identification ...

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 Impact Assessment
International cooperation is important for the realization of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. Every country has something to learn from ...

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

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 Community Indicators
This report was commissioned by the NSW Commission for Children & Young People in 2007 from the Urban Research Program at Griffith University as part ...

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 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 ...

City Region 2020
This book builds on the research, which was undertaken during the early 1990s by the Town & Country Planning Association's Sustainable Development Group. ...

Ciudades Amigas de la Infancia
The Spanish Committee of UNICEF is made up of 18 Regional Committees, 38 Provincial Delegations and 32 Local Delegations, all of which are governed by ...

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 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 ...

Evaluating children’s participation: seeking areas of consensus
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 ...

Experiencias en Buenas Practicas
The publication edited by the Spanish Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, collects different CFC projects and experiences which were presented in ...

Fundamentos del Programa - Ciudades Amigas de la Infancia
To implement the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) at municipal level, the programme Ciudades Amigas de la Infancia focuses on the following ...

Globalism, localism & identity
Global economic and social forces are affecting everyone, everywhere. However, their influence is shaped by local communities' interpretation of these ...

Guía de Buenas Prácticas sobre Planes y Consejos de Infancia en el Ámbito Municipal Español
This document presents the research for the creation of a “Guía de Buenas práctica sobre Planes de Infancia y Consejos de Infancia en el ámbito municipal ...

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 ...

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 ...

Improving community safety in Waitakere City
Waitakere City Council's landmark adoption of its First Call for Children Principle in 1993 firmly established it as a national leader in putting children ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Mainstreaming Child Rights in Local Development Planning, a Guidebook
Planning tools for Local Development Plan for Children. The guidebook describes a set of planning tools that has been developed at national level to support ...

Making your Community more Child and Youth Friendly
The Society for Children and Youth of British Columbia (SCY) is a provincial advocacy organization dedicated to improving the well-being of children and ...

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 ...

Motivating Municipal Action for Children
This paper describes how municipalities in the state of Ceará (Brazil) were encouraged to compete to obtain a Municipal Seal of Approval, based on their ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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: 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: 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: Ciudades Amigas de la Infancia (Child Friendly Cities), Spain
The International Secretariat for Child Friendly Cities has been undertaking a review of Child Friendly City strategies from around the world, adopting ...

Project review: The UNICEF-Municipal Seal of Approval, Ceará, Brazil
The International Secretariat for Child Friendly Cities has been undertaking a review of Child Friendly City strategies from around the world, adopting ...

Projeto Municipio Amigo da Criança
The Conselho Nacional de Secretarios Municipais de Saude (CONASEMS) in partnership with UNICEF is working towards the implementation of the Iniciativa ...

Quality of Life Indicators in Jacksonville
The Jacksonville Community Council Inc. (JCCI) is an open membership NGO that works through 750 volunteers and aims to promote the informed participation ...

Selo Prefeito Amigo da Criança
The Mayor for Children Seal (Selo Prefeito Amigo da Criança) serves as a monitoring and evaluation tool that allows the municipalities to evaluate their ...

Selo UNICEF: Municipio aprovado
The project Selo UNICEF: Municipio aprovado (UNICEF Certificate – Approved Municipality) was developed to be a strengthening agent of child and adolescent’s ...

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

The Millenium Development Goals and Local Processes
This publication focuses attention on the local processes that can deliver the MDGs with regard to poverty reduction and sustainable resource use. Improved ...

The Participation Rights of Adolescents: A Strategic Approach
This paper aims to stimulate discussion and serve as a resource for policy makers, programmers, advocates and activists interested in promoting the meaningful ...

The State of the World's Children 2003
This year "The State of the World's Children" focuses on the responsibility of adults to seek out the perspectives and opinions of children and to take ...

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

Towards an Urban Atlas
The goal of this report is to disseminate the first results of a research project dedicated to measuring and assessing urban dynamics through the creation ...

Towns and Districts Friends of Children
The project "Towns/Districts - Friends of Children" was proposed to the UNICEF Croatian Office by the Union of Societies Nasa djeca (DND), Croatia, and ...

Urban Livelihoods and Food and Nutrition Security in Greater Accra, Ghana
This study is a collaborative effort of the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR) of the University of Ghana, the International Food ...

What Barangay Officials can do to set up a Child-Friendly Locality
The Child-Friendly Movement has energized many parts of the Philippines. But many communities remain uncertain how to make the movement work for them. ...

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