Childhood under threat [electronic resource] /
Carol Bellamy.
New York, NY : UNICEF, c2004.
151 p. : ill., port.
9280638173, 9789280638172
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New York, NY : UNICEF, c2004.
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Table of Contents
With a forewordp. vii
p. 1
p. 15
p. 39
p. 67
p. 87
Referencesp. 99
Statistical Tablesp. 103
Contentsp. 103
General note on the datap. 104
Under-five mortality rankingsp. 105
Basic Indicatorsp. 106
Nutritionp. 110
Healthp. 114
HIV/AIDSp. 118
Educationp. 122
Demographic Indicatorsp. 126
Economic Indicatorsp. 130
Womenp. 134
Child Protectionp. 138
Summary Indicatorsp. 140
Introduction to Table 10p. 141
The Rate of Progressp. 142
Indexp. 146
Glossaryp. 151
UNICEF Officesp. 152
Childhood Under Threat
Summaryp. 1
The world comes to recognize the importance of childhoodp. 2
The terms of childhood: Children's rightsp. 4
The protective environmentp. 6
Failure to achieve the Millennium Development Goals: Implications for childhoodp. 8
Poverty, armed conflict and HIV/AIDS threaten child survivalp. 10
When 1+1 is More Than 2p. 12
Children Living in Poverty
Summaryp. 15
Poverty deprives children of their rightsp. 17
Operational definitions of deprivation for childrenp. 19
Children's welfare and mother's property, a special contribution by Bina Agarwalp. 24
Opportunidades: A poverty-reduction programme that worksp. 32
Severe deprivation among children in the developing world, by different deprivationsp. 19
Severe deprivation among children in the developing world, by regionp. 21
Severe deprivation among children in the developing world, by country income groupp. 23
Child poverty in OECD countriesp. 28
Social expenditure and child poverty in OECD countriesp. 35
Childhood Under Threat: Povertyp. 36
Children Caught Up in Conflict
Summaryp. 39
Girl soldiers: The untold storyp. 42
Uganda's 'night commuter' childrenp. 48
The Anti-War Agenda, 1996p. 50
Truth and reconciliation in Sierra Leone: Giving children a voicep. 51
Reintegrating child soldiers: Initiatives across Africa and Asiap. 53
UNICEF's core commitments to children in conflict and unstable situationsp. 56
Back to school: Safeguarding education during complex emergenciesp. 59
Dangerous assignment: Going to school despite ongoing violence in Iraqp. 60
Participation in emergency situations: Children lead the wayp. 62
Conflicts of high intensity, 1945-2003p. 40
Where the major armed conflicts arep. 41
Main causes of food emergencies, 1986-2003p. 44
Landmines: The global picturep. 46
Childhood Under Threat: Conflictp. 64
Children Orphaned or Made Vulnerable by HIV/AIDS
Summaryp. 67
The global threat of HIV/AIDSp. 68
The 'feminization' of HIV/AIDSp. 70
Children with HIV/AIDSp. 74
Antiretroviral treatment: Prolonging the lives of adults and children living with HIV/AIDSp. 76
Going to school and thinking about the future: Not an easy feat in Mozambiquep. 78
The Global Campaign for Orphans and Children made Vulnerable by HIV/AIDSp. 81
Newly diagnosed HIV infections in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, 1993-2003p. 69
Children orphaned by AIDS in sub-Saharan Africap. 70
Grandparents are increasingly shouldering the burden of care for orphansp. 72
Sub-Saharan Africa, epicentre of the HIV/AIDS pandemic, is the only region where orphan numbers are increasingp. 73
Challenges facing children and families affected by HIV and AIDSp. 73
Access to antiretrovirals, by region, as of end-2003p. 75
Childhood Under Threat: HIV/AIDSp. 84
A Childhood for Every Child
Summaryp. 87
Child trafficking, a special contribution by H.M. Queen Silvia of Swedenp. 90
The human rights-based approach to development: Examples from Latin Americap. 92
China's 'digital divide'p. 94
A willing world can end child poverty, a special contribution by Joseph E. Stiglitzp. 96
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