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Brazil: The fight for childhood in the city

Brésil: la lutte pour l'enfance dans la ville

Childhood and Urban Poverty in Brazil: Street and working children and their families

India: The forgotten children of the cities
In India, as in other countries, the rise in the number of street and working children is associated with the phenomenon of rapid urban growth, especially ...

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 ...

Kenya: Child newcomers in the urban jungle
The ICDC research study into the situation of urban children in Kenya focussed on the country's three main cities: Nairobi, the capital, Kisumu on Lake ...

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 - 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 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 ...

Street and Working Children: Global Seminar Report, 1993

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Adopts Conclusions on Reports from Brazil, Botswana, Croatia, Kyrgyzstan, Equatorial Guinea, Angola and Antigua and Barbuda
The Committee on the Rights of the Child concluded on 1st October 2004 its thirty-seventh session and issued its conclusions and recommendations on the ...

Association marocaine d'aide aux enfants en situation précaire
The founding members of AMESIP observed in the years prior to 1996, when action was taken, that the number of school-aged children roaming the streets ...

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 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 at Risk in the Baltic Sea Region
The Baltic States (Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, the Russian Federation and Sweden) established the ...

Children in need of Special Protection (CNSP) Programme - Street children programme
Street children support and prevention is part of the Children in need of Special Protection (CNSP) Programme, which aims to promote new approaches and ...

Children's Participation in Action Research
This publication contains practical and easy-to-follow instructions that introduce practitioners to methods for carrying out research with, rather than ...

Conflict in the Neighborhood

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, ...

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), ...

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 ...

Methods of research with street and working children

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 ...

Philippines: Children of the Runaway Cities
This publication represents the first report resulting from an extensive case study on the Philippines, one of the five country studies selected as the ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Street Children in Egypt
This paper draws on interviews with children on the street, in corrective institutions and in low-income households to describe the pressures that eject ...

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 ...

Supporting street children to enjoy their rights
The European Network on Street Children Worldwide (ENSCW) unites non-governmental, governmental, multilateral and international organizations that are ...

The Disadvantaged Urban Child in India
This report provides a detailed analysis of specific categories of at-risk children, such as working children, street children and other disadvantaged ...

Urban Children
This article deals with children in especially difficult circumstances (CEDC a term used by UNICEF in the middle of the 1980'). In particular it analyzes ...

Urban Children in Distress
Based on field work in five nations, Brazil, Philippines, India, Kenya and Italy, this volume uncovers the desperate situations facing street children, ...

Urban poverty alleviation in Morocco
The Pilot Programme for Poverty Alleviation in Urban and Peri-Urban Areas (1998-2001) is being implemented in three cities - Casablanca, Marrakech and ...

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 ...

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Bambini fra guerra e pace : il caso di Eritrea ed Etiopia : uno studio sui bambini che hanno bisogno di particolari misure di protezione

Broken promise : the world of endangered children

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 in especially difficult circumstances in Honduras

International symposium on the protection of children, Amman, Jordan

Rethinking childhood : perspectives on children's rights

Revisiting children's rights : 10 years of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

Situation analysis : Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Programme