Research Institutions and Networks:
Gapminder World is a non-profit venture promoting sustainable global development and achievement of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals by increased use and understanding of statistics and other information about social, economic and environmental development at local, national and global levels.
NGO and IGO Resources:
- Childinfo - Monitoring the situation of children and women - by assisting countries in collecting and analyzing data, helping to develop methodologies and indicators, maintaining global databases, disseminating and publishing data.
- The Child Development Index - Save the Children UK
- Children Count – Abantwana Babalulekile is a project aimed at monitoring the situation of children in South Africa by developing, presenting and tracking child-centered statistics to a wide range of audiences. These statistics and commentary on their meaning, as well as their data sources, are available online at childrencount.ci.org.za
The African Report on Child Wellbeing 2008: How child-friendly are African governments? reviews and compares the performance of 52 African governments using a common set of indicators and an innovative Child-friendliness Index. Statistical Annexes provide detailed data on the wellbeing of children in Africa . The report was developed and launched by The African Child Policy Forum in November 2008.