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Author: Mark Dennis
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: estimates, program, strategies, orphan, report, brink, joint, children
Number of Pages: 224
Published: 2008-04-01
ISBN-10: 1428988564
ISBN-13: 9781428988569

Contents: Introduction; The Pandemicżs Toll on Children; Impacts on Children, Families, & Communities; Strategies to Assist Children; Statistical Tables; Methods to Estimate & Project the Impact of HIV/AIDS on the Number of Orphaned Children; Principles for Programming; & Selected Electronic Resources. Charts, tables & illustrations.

Author: Carol Bellamy
Publisher: UNICEF
Keywords: children, world, state
Number of Pages: 103
Published: 2001-11
ISBN-10: 9280636677
ISBN-13: 9789280636673

This issue of The State of the World's Children calls for leadership from all continents and all sectors of society. It illustrates the many and varied ways that people have shown their commitment to children's welfare. The Report emphasizes the need to give children the best possible start in life, to ensure that every child completes a basic education, and to involve children - adolescents in particular - in the decisions that affect their lives. The State of the World's Children notes that no single government or organization can achieve those goals on their own, but together we can build a

Author: William J. Scanlon
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: state, outreach, strategies, suggest, children, demographics, nonenrolled, medicaid
Number of Pages: 48
Published: 1998-06
ISBN-10: 0788181394
ISBN-13: 9780788181399

In 1996, 10.6 million children in the U.S. did not have health insurance. Congress committed more than $20 billion to fund state expansion of children's health insurance, but many uninsured children who are eligible for Medicaid are not enrolled. This report: (1) examines the demographic & socioeconomic characteristics of children who qualify for Medicaid, & identifies groups in which uninsured children are concentrated & to whom outreach efforts might be targeted; (2) determines the reasons why these children are not enrolled in Medicaid; & (3) identifies strategies that states & communities

Author: Unicef
Publisher: UNICEF
Keywords: immunization, card, report, children, progress
Number of Pages: 32
Published: 2005-08
ISBN-10: 9280639129
ISBN-13: 9789280639124

"Immunization does not simply raise the chances that children will resist disease: it virtually guarantees that they will. But millions of children remain unimmunized, and each year 1.4 million children under five die from diseases that are entirely preventable. This volume of Progress for Children reports on immunization, a key to the Millennium Development Goal of reducing child mortality."--Index page for publication in UNICEF website (as viewed Dec. 1, 2009).

Author: Caleb Gattegno
Publisher: Educational Solutions
Keywords: parents, book, children
Number of Pages: 228
Published: 2010-03-24
ISBN-10: 087825191X
ISBN-13: 9780878251919

Parents love their children, but how well do they understand them? This book is a contribution to making the general public aware that children can be understood if grown-ups do what is required - that is, try to make sense of what children do with their time to change it into experience. What children do varies with their ages. The different tasks of different periods is what we shall explore in this three-part book. The first part focuses on babies, the second part on young children, the third part on adolescents. Insights into each of these stages are expanded in Gattegno's age-specific tri

Author: Glenn A. Fine
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: crimes, children, combat, efforts, bureau, investigation, federal
Number of Pages: 144
Published: 2009-09
ISBN-10: 1437916600
ISBN-13: 9781437916607

Each year thousands of children are subjected to violent crimes such as sexual abuse and kidnappings. The U.S. Dept. of Justice (DoJ) considers protecting children from victimization a top priority. The FBI is the DoJŋs primary component that investigates crimes against children, primarily through two major investigative units: the Innocent Images National Initiative Unit, and the Crimes Against Children Unit. This audit examined the FBIŋs efforts to address various crimes against children such as: (1) cyber-based child pornography; (2) child abductions; and (3) non-cyber sexual exploitation

Author: Patricia Moccia
Publisher: UNICEF
Keywords: child, protection, card, report, children, progress
Number of Pages: 52
Published: 2009-08-31
ISBN-10: 9280644394
ISBN-13: 9789280644395

Undernutrition contributes to the deaths of about 5.6 million children under five in the developing world each year. It can lead to poor school performance and dropout, it threatens girls' future ability to bear healthy children and it perpetuates a generational cycle of poverty. This volume of Progress for Children reports on the world's performance in improving nutrition in young children, a crucial step towards meeting the Millennium Development Goals.
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