Basic Services for All?
There is a general consensus that basic social services are the building blocks for human development. Indeed,they are now accepted as fundamental human ...
Des services de base pour tous?
Il y a un déséquilibre de 80 milliards de dollars par an entre ce qui est dépensé et ce qui devrait l'être pour garantir l'accès universel aux services ...
¿Servicios básicos para todos?
Existe un déficit que alcanza los 80 mil millones de dólares por año entre lo que se gasta y lo que se debería gastar para asegurar el acceso universalizado ...
A participatory water and sanitation project to protect the rights of children living Kibera informal settlement of Nairobi City
This programme, launched in October 1996, aims to ensure that children live in a protective and clean environment, with access to clean, potable water. ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 IIEDâ€™s ...
Integrated sanitation and housing improvement in low-income communities in Argentina
Chaco Province, located in the northeast part of the country, is one of the poorest parts of Argentina. The crisis further worsened the living conditions ...
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 ...
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, 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 Worldâ€™s Cities 2008/2009 - Harmonious Cities
This report by UN-HABITAT is the fourth edition of the State of the Worldâ€™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 effects of water supply and sanitation on childhood mortality in urban Eritrea
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 shift to poor urban areas
An archipelago of volcanic islands off the Atlantic coast of West Africa, Cape Verde has a population of approximately 417,000 people (1998). About 50 ...
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 ...
Water and Sanitation: What will deliver the improvements required for urban areas?
Around 800 million urban dwellers lack the sustainable access to safe drinking water that the Millennium Development Goals prioritize, and close to 1 ...
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 childrenâ€™s health and general development, especially in urban ...
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