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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 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 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/
View Resource International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour

The aim of the International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour is "to work towards the progressive elimination of child labour by strengthening national capacities to address child labour problems, and by creating a worldwide movement to combat it." The prime target groups for the Programme are bonded child laborers, children in hazardous working conditions, working girls, and children...

http://www.ilo.org/ipec/lang--en/index.htm#a2
View Resource When They Were Young: A Photographic Retrospective of Childhood

Culled from the thousands of photographs and negatives contained within their collections, the Library of Congress has created this loving and multifaceted online exhibit of over 70 images that capture the experience of childhood as it is connected across time, different cultures, and diverse socioeconomic backgrounds. Interspersed with quotations from the Pulitzer-Prize winning author Robert...

http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/young/
View Resource State of the World's Children 1997

The United Nations Children's Fund recently released the 1997 version of State of the World's Children. This publication discusses a single topic related to children's welfare. This year's issue (available on the web in Adobe Acrobat [.pdf] format only) concerns child labor. There are two chapters: "The Convention on the Rights of the Child: A new era for children," and "Children at risk: Ending...

https://www.unicef.org/sowc97/
View Resource The State of the World’s Children 2006

Known around the world for their work on behalf of children, UNICEF recently issued the latest version of their annual “State of the World’s Children” report. While the entire report is worthy of review, visitors who may be pressed for time should first consider the executive summary. In brief, the summary notes that certain inequities among groups of children across the world may be best...

https://www.unicef.org/publications/files/SOWC_2006_English_...
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...

https://www.unicef.org/publications/files/The_State_of_the_W...
View Resource Human Development Reports

“People are the real wealth of a nation.” So began the first United Nations Development Programme’s Human Development Report almost a quarter century ago. Issued annually, subsequent reports have included such themes as Sustainability and Equity (2012) and Cultural Liberty in Today’s World (2004). The 2014 report, Sustaining Human Progress: Reducing Vulnerabilities and Building Resilience, argues...

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