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Published Nov. 11, 2008 2:27 PM

The State of the World's Children 2007 examines the discrimination and disempowerment women face throughout their lives - and outlines what must be done to eliminate gender discrimination and empower women and girls. The report argues that investment in women's rights will ultimately produce a double dividend: advancing the rights of both women and children.  

Published Nov. 10, 2008 11:52 AM

The quarterly Child Rights Monitor produced by DCI/PS and Save the Children UK provides up-to-date information on the rights of Palestinian children affected by armed conflict in the occupied Palestinian territory, indicates trends, and makes recommendations. Each issue includes a special thematic focus. All information is drawn from UN agencies and NGO sources used by the UN in its reporting.

Published Nov. 3, 2008 2:00 PM

The study of the research centre demonstrates the important work having been done since 2003, by the centres for child migration in Burkina Faso, Ghana, Bangladesh and India. During the research the centre encounters a great gap between the experience of children and the representation thereof. In order to counteract this gap they have highlighted children’s perspectives in their work, as well as a better understanding of their difficulties concerning their status as migrants.

Published Nov. 3, 2008 1:33 PM

This research project carried out in-depth studies in three Latin American countries on specific sectors which are labelled as a worst form according to ILO Convention 182. This Convention explicitly calls for immediate and effective measures to secure the prohibition and elimination of those forms of child labour that pose a direct threat to the physical and moral health of children.

Published Oct. 23, 2008 4:57 PM

Website resources includes journal articles, news, foum and book reviews, the world's leading publication for the latest news on children, youth and their environments. Endorsed by UN-Habitat and guided by a distinguished Editorial Advisory Board, the Journal is a one-stop online resource, which supports the sharing of knowledge across disciplinary and national boundaries.  

Published Oct. 9, 2008 1:55 PM

Memory work provides the tool to break through the barriers of discrimination and stigma caused by HIV and AIDS by building strong bridges of communication among children, family members and the wider community. This publication shares learning from the memory work that Healthlink Worldwide, along with six other non-governmental organisations across sub-Saharan Africa, have developed in response to the HIV epidemic.  

Published Sep. 29, 2008 2:37 PM

Report commissioned by the Oak Foundation Child Abuse Programme, Geneva which explores current experiences of projects working on recovery and reintegration. The report considers that there is considerable untapped capacity for supporting the recovery and reintegration of child victims within communities, families and the children themselves. Consequently, the long-term policies and strategy for combating and addressing the causes and effects of child trafficking and sexual exploitation in sustainable ways may lie in directing more effort and funding to unlocking that capacity. 

Published Sep. 26, 2008 2:10 PM

The African Journal of AIDS Research published a special issue based on the proceedings at the session on Children Growing Up in an Era of AIDS at the Childhoods 2005 Oslo Conference.

Published Sep. 4, 2008 1:17 PM

This book aims at examinig the theoretical and ethical issues that aries in researching children's experience and at providing examples of how reserachers from a variety of social science perspectives have set about carrying out research into children's experiences.

Published Aug. 18, 2008 3:21 PM

The official Journal of the International Society for Child Indicators: Child Indicators Research is an international, peer-reviewed quarterly that focuses on measurements and indicators of children's well-being, and their usage within multiple domains and in diverse cultures. The Journal will present measures and data resources, analysis of the data, exploration of theoretical issues, and information about the status of children, as well as the implementation of this information in policy and practice. It aims to explore how child indicators can be used to improve the development and well-being of children.

Published July 7, 2008 4:09 PM

The 2008 version of TransMONEE database is now available for immediate download. TransMONEE contains information on social and economic issues relevant to the well-being of children and young people in the countries of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). The data are updated annually through an ongoing collaboration between the National Statistical Offices in the CEE/CIS countries, the UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre and the UNICEF Regional Office for CEE/CIS.  

Published July 7, 2008 12:07 PM

The MONEE project Regional Monitoring Report of the UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre is a unique source of information on the social side of the transition taking place in Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States. Each year's Report contains an update on the social and economic trends affecting children and families in the region, in-depth analysis of a particular theme and a detailed Statistical Annex.