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View Resource The Progress of Nations 1999: UNICEF Annual Report

UNICEF (United Nations Children's Fund) has once again posted its annual report, The Progress of Nations, online. This year's report places special focus on the debt crisis of the world's poorest nations, the AIDS emergency, the campaign to eradicate polio, and a new Child Risk Measure League Table, which ranks the risks to children in countries around the world on a scale of 0 to 100. The report...
View Resource The State of the World's Children 2005

December 2004 saw the release of The State of the World's Children 2005 report from the international organization UNICEF, and it contained some rather troubling findings. Based on the material in this report, more than one billion children are denied the healthy and protected upbringing promised by 1989's Convention on the Rights of the Child, which is the world's most widely adopted human rights...
View Resource The State of the World's Children 2008

UNICEF has been intimately involved with the wellbeing of the world's children since its founding, and the release of their annual report on such affairs is a highly anticipated event. This heavily detailed 164-page report looks into the world of children in five chapters that include "Child Survival: Where we stand" and "Lessons learned from evolving health-care systems and practices". Within...
View Resource Children in urban areas around the world continue to face tremendous challenges

Make children the cornerstone of urban decision-making, urges UNICEF Cities are failing children, UNICEF warns World's slum children in desperate need, UNICEF...