Poverty, Children and Policy: Responses for a brighter future

Regional Monitoring Report 3

Poverty, Children and Policy: Responses for a brighter future
  • Format
  • Publisher
    • UNICEF ICDC, Florence
  • Date of Publication
    • 1995
  • Pages
    • 156
  • ISBN
    • 88-85401-22-8
  • IRC Stock Number
    • 51U
  • Publication Cost
    • free
  • Language
    • English
  • Other languages


Despite improved economic performance in Central and Eastern Europe in 1994 and 1995, there was still no clear and comprehensive evidence that the welfare crisis was ending. This third Regional Monitoring Report confirms the social trends observed since 1989, showing in particular that children have suffered disproportionately in the fields of child care, education, adolescent protection and poverty. The Report maintains that untimely, partial, or clearly erroneous policies have contributed to this deterioration in child welfare and proposes a series of policy guidelines for a "transition with a human face". These include the promotion of an employment and self-employment based anti-poverty strategy and some important measures in the fields of health, education and child care.


Thematic area

Countries in Transition   / 


economic development   /  economic transition   /  poverty   /