News: Infancy and adolescence
Infancy and adolescence - Wed May 05 2004
World Youth Report 2003
Overall, young people today are better off than previous generations, but many are still severely hindered by a lack of education, poverty, health risks, unemployment and the impact of conflict, a new UN report on the global situation of youth revealed.
Human Rights /Infancy and adolescence - Thu Apr 22 2004
Fragile Childhood
This report documents the worst of the daily abuses suffered by Palestinian children at the hands of Israeli forces in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
Infancy and adolescence /Media - Tue Apr 20 2004
Improving media content for children
2,000 researchers, educators, media representatives and producers are participating in the Fourth World Summit on Media for Children and Adolescents that is being held from 19-23 April in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Human Rights /Infancy and adolescence - Thu Mar 18 2004
Child Rights at the Sixtieth Session of the Commission on Human Rights
This page offers links and resources on the child rights issues that are going to be dealt with in the session of the UN Commission on Human Rights that is being held in Geneva from 15 March - 23 April 2003.
Infancy and adolescence - Tue Jan 13 2004
Child rights at the WSF
For the first time, children's rights issues are going to be raised at the WSF.
Migration /Infancy and adolescence - Mon Dec 29 2003
Children migrating north
According to this article, the economic situation in Central America is such that many youth consider migration to be their only option for survival.
Infancy and adolescence - Thu Oct 02 2003
Committee on the Rights of the Child
The 34th session of the this body, that monitors how well States are meeting their obligations under the Convention on the Rights of the Child, is taking place from 15 September to 3 October in Geneva.
Infancy and adolescence - Fri Aug 08 2003
World breastfeeding week
As part of the celebration of World Breastfeeding Week 2003, UNICEF called for continued commitment to protect, promote and support breastfeeding.
Human Rights /Infancy and adolescence - Wed Mar 26 2003
Sudan: children ravaged by Sudan's war
Sudan's children, who have never known peace during the last two decades, suffer widespread rights abuses, including assault, rape, forced displacement, forced starvation, forced underage recruitment, slavery, killing and burning of villages, schools, churches and hospitals, according to the Watchlist on Children and Armed Conflict report (pdf format).
Health /Infancy and adolescence - Tue Feb 04 2003
A haven for AIDS orphans
As the Aids pandemic continues to take its toll on Zambians, a local NGO is striving to better the lives of children orphaned by the deadly scourge.

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