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View Resource Stolen Children: Abduction and Recruitment in Northern Uganda

Authored and researched by individuals who work for the Human Rights Watch Organization, this 31-page report documents the tragic situation faced by children in Uganda. Since 1986, members of the Lord's Resistance Army in northern Uganda have abducted close to 20,000 children, often forcing them to serve as soldiers, laborers, and sexual slaves. The report estimates that since June of 2002, almost...

https://www.hrw.org/reports/2003/uganda0303/uganda0403.pdf
View Resource World Health Organization: Child and Adolescent Health and Development

Along with groups such as the United Nations and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the World Health Organization's Child and Adolescent Health and Development (CAH) division is concerned with the health and well-being of those who range in age from the newly born to age nineteen. It is, as they point out on their website, a rather large group of individuals, and all told, it comprises...

http://www.who.int/maternal_child_adolescent/topics/adolesce...
View Resource UNICEF Video/Audio

UNICEF is known throughout the world for their focus on the health, education, equality and protection of children. They produce a number of helpful research reports and policy briefs, and as visitors to this site will find out, a good deal of audio and visual material in the form of podcasts, video news reports, and radio programs. Visitors to the UNICEF Radio area will find a wide range of radio...

https://www.unicef.org/videoaudio/
View Resource National Institute of Child Health & Human Development

As part of the National Institutes of Health, the National Institute of Child Health & Human Development (NICHD) was created "to investigate the broad aspects of human development as a means of understanding developmental disabilities." Today, NICHD conducts and supports research on all the stages of human development. Their homepage is a model of accessibility, as the information available here...

https://www.nichd.nih.gov/Pages/index.aspx
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