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L’analyse du chevauchement des privations multiples (MODA): Directives étape par étape
L’analyse du chevauchement des privations multiples (MODA) est une méthodologie de l’UNICEF qui propose une approche globale des aspects multidimensionnels ...

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, ...

The Australian Household Stimulus Package: Lessons from the recent economic crisis
As in other developed countries, the recent economic crisis affected the Australian economy. Nonetheless, while the OECD countries recorded a drop of ...

Child Deprivation, Multidimensional Poverty and Monetary Poverty in Europe
The paper focuses on child deprivation in Europe and studies the degree to which it is experienced by children in 29 countries using a child specific ...

Child Poverty and Material Deprivation in the European Union during the Great Recession
This paper investigates the effect of the economic crisis on child poverty and material deprivation across the EU-28 plus Iceland, Norway and Switzerland. ...

Child Poverty in English-Speaking Countries
The paper considers child poverty in rich English-speaking countries - U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, the U.K. and Ireland. It is sometimes assumed ...

Child Well-being in Rich Countries: Comparing Japan (Japanese version)
This report is a Japanese version of the UNICEF Innocenti Report Card 11. In the original report, Japan was not included in the league table of child ...

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 ...

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 ...

Cross-Country MODA Study: Multiple Overlapping Deprivation Analysis (MODA). Technical Note
This technical note refers to a special application of MODA, and applies a multidimensional deprivation analysis to a cross-country setting (CC-MODA). ...

Demographic Impact of Sudden Impoverishment: Eastern Europe during the 1989-94 transition
An alarming drop in population numbers has been observed in many of the transitional countries of Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Bloc since the ...

The Dynamics of Child Poverty in Industrialised Countries
This unique study goes beyond the standard analysis of child poverty based on poverty rates at one point in time and documents how much movement into ...

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 ...

Étude transnationale MODA : Analyse du chevauchement des privations multiples (MODA) - Note technique
Cette note technique fait référence à une application spéciale de MODA et applique une analyse de privation multidimensionnelle à un cadre transnational ...

The Fiscal System, Adjustment and the Poor

Income Distribution, Poverty and Welfare in Transitional Economies: A comparison between Eastern Europe and China

L'infanzia urbana tra povertà ed esclusione sociale
Le città del mondo sono spesso considerate luoghi in cui abbonda la ricchezza e il privilegio. Esse ospitano però centinaia di milioni di bambini per ...

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 ...

Lost (in) Dimensions: Consolidating progress in multidimensional poverty research
This paper reviews the insights of various contributions from research into multidimensional poverty and deprivation and combines them into an internally ...

Macroeconomic Policy, Poverty Alleviation and Long-term Development: Latin America in the 1990s
This Innocenti Occasional Paper examines the social and economic dynamics of poverty in Latin America from the late 1970s onward. The author’s analysis ...

Making the Investment Case for Social Protection: Methodological challenges with lessons learnt from a recent study in Cambodia
The focus in this paper is on non-contributory social transfers which are considered to be the main social protection instruments targeted specifically ...

Measuring Child Poverty: New league tables of child poverty in the world's rich countries
This report sets out the latest internationally comparable data on child deprivation and relative child poverty. Taken together, these two different measures ...

Measuring Household Welfare: Short versus long consumption modules
Consumption expenditure is probably the most common and preferred welfare indicator; however, its measurement is a challenging and time-consuming task. ...

Medición de la pobreza infantil: Nuevas tablas clasificatorias de la pobreza infantil en los países ricos del mundo
En el presente informe se incluyen los datos más recientes comparables a nivel internacional sobre privación infantil y pobreza infantil relativa. Tomadas ...

Mesurer la pauvreté des enfants : Nouveaux tableaux de classement de la pauvreté des enfants dans les pays riches
Le présent rapport présente les dernières données comparables à l’échelle internationale sur les privations et la pauvreté relative des enfants. Réunies, ...

Misurare la povertà tra I bambini e gli adolescenti: Un nuovo quadro comparativo della povertà infantile in alcuni paesi a reddito medio-alto
Questo rapporto presenta gli ultimi dati comparabili a livello internazionale sulla deprivazione materiale e sulla povertà tra i bambini e gli adolescenti. ...

The Outcomes of Teenage Motherhood in Europe
This paper analyses the current situation of women whose first child was born when they were teenagers, across 13 countries in the European Union, based ...

Pobreza y exclusión entre niños urbanos
Las ciudades del mundo a menudo son consideradas como centros privilegiados y de riqueza pero también acogen a cientos de millones de niños para quienes ...

Poverty and Exclusion among Urban Children
The cities of the world are often regarded as hubs of wealth and privilege, but they are also home to hundreds of millions of children for whom poverty ...

Poverty and Exclusion among Urban Children - Arabic version
The cities of the world are often regarded as hubs of wealth and privilege, but they are also home to hundreds of millions of children for whom poverty ...

Poverty, Children and Policy: Responses for a brighter future
Despite improved economic performance in Central and Eastern Europe in 1994 and 1995, there was still no clear and comprehensive evidence that the welfare ...

Poverty, Children and Policy: Responses for a brighter future (Russian version)
Despite improved economic performance in Central and Eastern Europe in 1994 and 1995, there was still no clear and comprehensive evidence that the welfare ...

Social Transfers and Child Protection
The study identifies and evaluates three possible channels through which social transfers can influence child protection outcomes: direct effects observed ...

Step-by-Step Guidelines to the Multiple Overlapping Deprivation Analysis (MODA)
These guidelines present a detailed step-by-step procedure of how to carry out a multiple overlapping deprivation analysis. They aim at providing technical ...

The Consequences of the Recent Economic Crisis and Government Reactions for Children
During the late 2000s, European countries were affected by an economic crisis considered the most severe since the Second World War. However, not all ...

The Transition in Georgia: From collapse to optimism
This working paper documents the economic and social crises in Georgia during the 1990s, their structural causes and the survival strategies adopted by ...

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

Adolescencia, derechos de la niñez y pobreza urbana en Costa Rica
This book was achieved by the joint work of UNICEF and the Proyecto de Fortalecimiento Auto-comunitario (PROFAC)/UNCHS of Habitat in Costa Rica. It concerns ...

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 ...

5th Child in the City Conference
The 5th edition of Child in City Conference will be held in Florence from 27 to 29 October 2010. It will be organized by Child in the City Foundation ...

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 face tight competition for space
[Jakarta, 13 October 2004 - Source: Leony Aurora, The Jakarta Post in City News - October 13, 2004] - One afternoon, a bunch of children were kicking ...

Children in Cities
The migration of middle class families to the suburbs has left central cities with an increasingly poor and less educated population, a declining tax ...

Children in Need of Special Protection Measures (CNSPM)
Children, whose minimum basic needs are not satisfied because of circumstances such as parental poverty, societal neglect and other personal difficulties ...

Cities Alliance
The World Bank and the UN-Habitat have joined forces to launch the Cities Alliance. The initiative aims to create new tools, practical approaches and ...

Cities Alliance for Cities Without Slums
This 'Slum Upgrading Action Plan' addresses the urban side of the world community's poverty reduction mission to ensure a better quality of life for individuals. ...

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 ...

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 empowerment, people's organizations, and the urban poor
The Child Friendly Cities Secretariat organised a seminar on urban poverty on 31 May, 2001, at UNICEF IRC in Florence, entitled "Structural Variation ...

Developing sustainable Human Rights Cities
In December 1999, the city of Nagpur, India, was inaugurated as a Human Rights Sensitive City by The People's Movement for Human Rights Education (PDHRE), ...

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 ...

Economic Growth, Poverty and Children
This paper discusses the different dimensions of poverty, with a particular focus on non-monetary aspects, and describes the limitations and inaccuracies ...

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 ...

Economic, social and cultural rights
The development of the human right to adequate housing as a legal and advocacy tool has gained momentum during the past decade, particularly through the ...

Environmental Justice
The report "Environmental Justice: Rights and means to a healthy environment for all" is the last briefing in a series from the ESRC Global Environmental ...

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 ...

Eradicating Poverty and Reversing Disparities within a Framework of a Rights-Based Culture of Citizenship
Speech of Ximena de la Barra, Senior Urban Adviser, UNICEF in occasion of the International Forum on Urban Poverty Governance and Participation: Practical ...

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 ...

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 ...

Global Campaign for Good Urban Governance
The Habitat Agenda, adopted at the second United Nations Conference on Human Settlements in 1996, commits the UN-Habitat to work towards the establishment ...

Globalization and Gendered Social Transformation: Young People in an Urban Artisan Community in India
Based on fieldwork among a marginalized leather worker community in an urban neighborhood in India, this paper aims to go beyond countering homogenizing ...

How to Make Poverty History
With a particular focus on the Millennium Development Goals Funds, this book highlights the fact that local institutions matter to development. It argues ...

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

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 ...

India: Urban Poverty, Children and Participation
This chapter is based on a study of urban poverty, children and participation in India. The discovery that the urban poor (and their children) can be ...

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 Executive Short Courses on Good Urban Governance and Sustainable Development
Two International Executive Short Courses on "Good Urban Governance and Sustainable Development" have been jointly organized by AusHS, Australia and IHSIndia. ...

International Institute for Environment and Development - IIED
Founded in 1971, as the International Institute for Environmental Affairs in the United States, today the institute has its headquarters in London. It ...

International Workshop on Africa's Urban Poor Child
This is the final report of the International Workshop on Africa's Urban Poor Child, held in Accra, Ghana on 11-13 March 1997. It was organized by UNICEF, ...

Invisible Action
This is a revised and updated version of a book originally published in Portuguese in 1991, which looks at the issue of private social assistance in metropolitan ...

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

Kenya: the Urban Threat for Women and Children
The social and economic conditions of poor Kenyan families and children in rural and urban areas worsened during the 1980s. Larger numbers of poor urban ...

KNN: A TV Magazine made by Filipino Youth
Young people in the Philippines are increasingly beset with complex social problems; which, set against the backdrop of an almost certain expansion of ...

L'infanzia urbana fra povertà ed esclusione sociale
The cities of the world are often regarded as hubs of wealth and priviledge, but they are also home to hundreds of millions of children for whom poverty ...

La pobreza urbana en la Argentina actual
The Statistics Bulletin ‘Instantáneas’ elaborated by the UNICEF-Argentina Office and the Instituto Nacional de Estadistica y Censos - INDEC (The ...

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 ...

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 ...

Mayors as Defenders of Children
The global initiative of Mayors as Defenders of Children began with the First International Colloquium at Dakar in January 1992. This was followed by ...

Meeting of the Mediterranean Cities
The Meeting of the Mediterranean Cities which was held in Monaco from March 31 to April 1st 2003 was jointly organised by The United Nations Development ...

Neglected and forgotten: the human rights of street children
Street children constitute an example of the globally deprived and poor. They are victims of an unequal economic and social system. The case study on ...

New Lease of Life for the Urban Poor Communities
Development has seen the mass movement of people from rural areas to urban centres, with a consequence of overcrowding in cities with many more people ...

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 ...

Philippines: Urban Communities and their Fight for Survival
This chapter identifies the structures and processes that generate and perpetuate CEDC (children in especially difficult circumstances) in Philippine ...

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 ...

Pobreza y exclusión entre niños urbanos
The cities of the world are often regarded as hubs of wealth and priviledge, but they are also home to hundreds of millions of children for whom poverty ...

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 and Exclusion among Urban Children
The cities of the world are often regarded as hubs of wealth and priviledge, but they are also home to hundreds of millions of children for whom poverty ...

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 ...

Poverty, Children and Shelter
The importance of the relationship between housing and poverty, and its particular relevance to the situation of children is not always acknowledged in ...

POVERTY: Child-Led Organisations Launch Global Campaign [news].
[Global Movement for Children, UK. 17 March 2005 - POVERTY: Child-Led Organisations Launch Global Campaign [news]. Source: CRINMAIL 661] 2005 ...

Poverty: the Main Cause of Ill Health in Urban Children
This article describes the status of street children on a global basis. In it, linkages are made between street children and the fact that their status ...

Programming in urban areas in Tanzania: A strategy to reach the unreached
The Government and UNICEF Tanzania entered into the Country Programme of Co-operation 2002-2006 in order to contribute to the fulfilment of the human ...

Progressive realization of the rights of all children in creation of Child Friendly Cities
This paper explores the various aspects of an adequate living environment with a strong housing rights framework and connects it to children’s play ...

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-Friendly Cities Initiative Project, Port Harcourt, Nigeria
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: Sanitation and Child Rights in Hatcliffe Extension and Dzivarasekwa Extension, Harare, Zimbabwe
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 ...

Project review: Water Supply in Poor Urban Townships in Nouakchott, Mauritania
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 ...

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

Reducing Urban Poverty
This paper discusses the institutional constraints that aid agencies and development banks face when trying to address urban poverty. These include their ...

Roads to the Summit
This report looks at progress on sustainable development in six countries and the European Community, and assesses their state of preparation for the ...

Sanitation and Child Rights in Poor Urban Areas
Informal settlements on the outskirts of Harare, the capital of Zimbabwe, have largely been fed by rural-urban migration during the 1990s. Such migration ...

Sistema de Informacion Urbana - Programa de Gestión Urbana, Coordinación Regional para América Latina Y el Caribe - PGU ALC
This initiative is one of the six regionally-based schemes that form part of the global Urban Management Programme Office managed by UN-Habitat. The PGU ...

Slum Futures - 23 minute Life documentary reports on the slum dwellers of Mumbai
For the last programme in 2004 Life series, Slum Futures, TVE has produced a powerful report on the slum dwellers of Mumbai (formerly Bombay), India, ...

Slums and Self Help: Survival in Mega-Cities
This paper was presented at the Conference on Mega-Cities, held on 27 April 1992, in Walberg, Germany, and sponsored by the United Nations Association ...

Slums form 40% of urban housing, UN agency reports
The world's population increasingly favours city life, but 40 per cent of housing in urban areas can now be classified as slums, the United Nations Human ...

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 ...

Streetchildren and gangs in African cities
The problem of street children is well documented in Latin America and South-East Asia. However, in Africa it is a comparatively new phenomenon. Sub-Saharan ...

Structural variation and multiple deprivation in urban poor communities
The CFC Secretariat organised a seminar on urban poverty on 31 May 2001 at UNICEF IRC in Florence, titled "Structural Variation and Multiple Deprivation ...

Sustainable development in a dynamic world: Transforming institutions, growth, and quality of life
This year's Report, the twenty-fifth, is about the growth in income and productivity required in developing countries to eliminate poverty in a way that ...

Sustainable Safety: Municipalities at the Crossroads
The Safer Cities Programme of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT) and eThekwini Municipality organise the International Conference ...

The 'Neighbourhood Doctors' in peripheral Lima
Pampas de San Juan is one of the countless clusters of neighbourhoods in the 15 poor districts of Lima. After people claimed possession of the land and ...

The Ethics of Research Reciprocity:
This paper is part of a series of working papers published by the Young Lives project, a longitudinal study of childhood poverty in Ethiopia, India, Peru, ...

The Innocenti Digest on urban child
The Innocenti Digests are developed by UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre, Florence and are designed to give a concise, authoritative, professional but ...

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 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 scale and nature of urban poverty in low and middle income nations
The Child Friendly Cities Secretariat organised a seminar on urban poverty on 31 May, 2001, at UNICEF IRC in Florence, entitled "Structural Variation ...

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 Spanish Millenium Campaign launches the T8!
The Spanish Millennium Campingn, in collaboration with Fundación “la Caixa”, is running the T8 initiative in Barcelona (Spain), a workshop on MDGs ...

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 State of the World's Cities 2001
'The State of the World Cities Report 2001' of the UN-Habitat (former UNCHS (Habitat)) published in conjunction with the June 2001 Special Session of ...

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 Urban Child in the Third World
Most Third World cities are cities of young people: in poor settlements, it is common for one out of every two inhabitants to be under 14 years of age. ...

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 ...

Urban Basic Services (UBS)
Despite the efforts of Governments at all levels, the number of people living in substandard housing and unhealthy environments is rapidly increasing ...

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 Database
This urban database highlights the problems of increasing urbanization and urban poverty rates in a context of reduced capital investment in urban areas. ...

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 ...

Urban Management Programme (UN-HABITAT)
The Urban Management Programme (UMP) was launched in 1986 as an initiative of UNDP, UN-Habitat, the World Bank and several bilateral partners (currently ...

Urban Violence and Insecurity
This issue of Environment & Urbanization “Urban Violence and Insecurity” seeks to understand better the phenomenon of urban violence and insecurity, ...

Urban violence and insecurity: an introductory roadmap
Violence in cities has reached record levels in many nations, and is having a devastating impact on people’s health and livelihoods and on the economic ...

Using Rapid City Surveys to Inform Municipal Social Policy. An Application in Cali, Colombia
Many developing countries assign local governments increasing responsibilities in fighting poverty. This requires local social policy to go beyond the ...

Wakimbizi, wakimbizi: Congolese refugee boys' and girls' perspectives on life in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
This paper draws on interviews and discussions with 40 Congolese refugee boys and girls who live in Dar es Salaam. It describes their lives and the difficulties ...

Water supply in peri-urban township in Nouakchott (Dar Naim and El Mina)
This programme, initiated in 1996, aims to increase the supply of household drinking water at the household level, and to stabilize water prices at an ...

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 Bank Empowerment Team and Community of Practice website
The World Bank's Empowerment Team and Community of Practice newly updated website features current initiatives on measurement and power relations, information ...

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

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

The Oxfam poverty report

The state of the world's children 1992

The state of the world's children 1994