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View Resource The State of the World's Children 1996: 50th Anniversary Edition

UNICEF (United Nations Children's Fund) has made its "The State of the World's Children 1996" available on the Internet. Included are sections on Children in War, Anti-War Agenda, Fifty Years for Children, and Regional Spotlight. Also included are statistical tables dealing with such variables as nutrition, health, education, basic indicators, demographic indicators, and women, among others. ...

https://www.unicef.org/sowc96/
View Resource The State of the World's Children 1998: Focus on Nutrition

This United Nations Children's Fund report on the world's children focuses on nutrition. The report contains a forward by UN Secretary-General Kofi A. Annan and sections addressing the scale of malnutrition, successful approaches to combatting child hunger, and scientific breakthroughs in nutrition. Additional features include statistical tables, special issue panels, spotlights, text figures,...

https://www.unicef.org/sowc98/
View Resource National Data Archive on Child Abuse and Neglect

The National Data Archive on Child Abuse and Neglect acquires, preserves and disseminates high quality datasets relevant to the study of child abuse and neglect. The Archive facilitates secondary analysis by distributing data in ready-to-use formats for microcomputers and mainframes, providing technical support to data users, and sponsoring training programs for researchers.

https://www.ndacan.cornell.edu/
View Resource The State of the World's Children 2000

This UNICEF State of the World's Children report (last reviewed in the December 11, 1998 Scout Report) includes an appeal for a new international coalition on behalf of children. The report also summarizes progress made since the 1990 World Summit for Children and the challenges that remain. Included in the report are a number of photographs, maps, tables, and a glossary. A summary, features (a...

https://www.unicef.org/sowc00/
View Resource The State of the World's Children 1999: Education

About one billion people, two-thirds of them women, will enter the next century unable to read or write according to this year's UNICEF State of the World's Children report (described in the December 19, 1997 Scout Report). The report focuses on education and predicts that illiteracy levels will continue to rise, primarily because only one in four children in impoverished countries are in school....

https://www.unicef.org/sowc99/
View Resource League Table of Child Poverty in Rich Nations

In mid-June, UNICEF's Innocenti Research Center released a data report on child poverty in the industrialized world. The report offers statistics on the number of children in developed countries who live in relative and absolute poverty -- the first defined by living in a household with an income of below 50 percent of the national median, the second defined by the now 35-year-old formula first...

https://www.unicef-irc.org/publications/pdf/repcard1e.pdf
View Resource The State of the World's Children 2002

UNICEF has released this year's State of the World's Children report (the 2000 report is discussed in the December 17, 1999 Scout Report). As with previous reports, this year's covers progress made since the 1990 World Summit for Children and goals that have yet to be met. UNICEF tells us, for example, that since the summit, under-five mortality has dropped fourteen percent, but in sub-Saharan...

https://www.unicef.org/sowc02/