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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 MOST Clearing House on Linguistic Rights

The MOST (Management of Social Transformations) Clearing House (discussed in the November 18, 1997 Scout Report for Social Sciences ) has added a section on linguistic rights. The Clearing House on Linguistic Rights supplies legislators, decision-makers, researchers, and other representatives of both governmental and non-governmental organizations with information related to the development of...

http://www.unesco.org/new/en/social-and-human-sciences/theme...
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 Civilrights.org

Billing itself as the "definitive source for civil rights on the net," this Website "aims to serve as a central repository and trusted intermediary for information on a variety of civil and human rights issues." The site provides information on recent policy issues and legislation, a civil rights library, which includes materials on the 2000 Census, and a section devoted to supplying support and...

https://civilrights.org/
View Resource United Nations Millennium Declaration

The UN has posted the End of Millennium Summit Final Declaration signed by over 150 heads of state who attended the Millennium Summit earlier this month in New York (see the September 5, 2000 Scout Report for the Social Sciences). The document articulates 32 points, expressing the goals of the UN for peace and prosperity in the coming century. Among the more substantive statements are a commitment...

http://www.un.org/millennium/declaration/ares552e.htm
View Resource 2000 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices

In early 2001 the US State Department released the 25th edition of its Country Reports on Human Rights Practices. The report cites continued abuses in countries that have long been noted for human rights violations, including Iraq, North Korea, Cuba, and Afghanistan. It also notes a worsening in China's human rights record, perhaps signalling a tougher stance towards the world's most populous...

https://www.state.gov/j/drl/rls/hrrpt/2000/
View Resource Center of the Storm: A Case Study of Human Rights Abuses in Hebron District

Recently released by Human Rights Watch (HRW), this 82-page report is the product of a five-week investigation in Hebron in November 2000 and February 2001. Human Rights Watch researchers interviewed over 180 victims of and witnesses to abuses, Israeli and Palestinian officials, international observers, medical and educational personnel, and Israeli settler representatives. The report documents...

https://www.hrw.org/reports/2001/israel/
View Resource Indonesia the War in Aceh

This 41-page report from Human Rights Watch (HRW) covers the conflict in Aceh, on the northern tip of Sumatra in Indonesia. The war has been marked by human rights violations on both the part of the Indonesian security forces and GAM (an acronym for the Free Aceh Movement), and HRW here reports on both sides' infractions. To gather information for the report, HRW met with and interviewed military...

https://www.hrw.org/reports/2001/aceh/index.htm
View Resource Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor

Maintained by the US Department of State's Office of International Information Programs (OIIP), formerly the USIA, this site is among the four US Policy topics covered in depth on the OIIP site. The Democracy and Human Rights site contains fewer resources than the International Security site, and in fact, the first headline links to the latter. The site offers access to several journals off the...

https://www.state.gov/j/drl/
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/
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