ERIC Number: ED357835
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Children Worldwide, 1992.
Lejeune, Genevieve, Ed.
Children Worldwide, v19 n1-3 1992
Each of the three journal issues comprising volume 19 (1992) of "Children Worldwide" focuses on a specific theme. Issue 1 contains six articles about refugee children, including essays about a community self-help approach in Pakistan, unaccompanied minors in Hong Kong, and refugee families raising children in a new culture; guidelines for working with psychologically distressed children; and a summary of recommendations from the International Catholic Child Bureau (ICCB) Seminar on the Well-Being of Refugee Children. Issue 1 also contains articles about children in Iraq and Latin America, child rights and family life, and evangelization. Issue 2, which deals with the sexual exploitation of children, includes articles about the rehabilitation of sexually exploited children in the Ivory Coast, Mauritania-Senegal, Kenya, Brazil, Colombia, Thailand, India, and the United States; abuse prevention strategies used in Thailand and Belgium; a survey conducted in Ecuador about sexual abuse; the End Child Prostitution in Asian Tourism campaign; the United Nations recommendations on child prostitution; the ICCB's role in coalition building; the mass media and sexual exploitation; and legal and juridical issues. Issue 3 focuses on children in intercultural contexts and contains articles on the effects of poverty and marginalization on child development; child abandonment in Eastern Europe; intercultural dynamics between Western and local values in Asia; the challenges of intercultural education in Europe and North America; the culture of urban poverty in Latin America; the effect of Middle Eastern fundamentalism on children; disabled children; parenting; forced migration; ethnic music; and oral traditions. In addition, articles on children's rights, sexual exploitation, and culture are included. (AC)
Descriptors: Acculturation, Child Neglect, Child Welfare, Children, Cultural Influences, Cultural Pluralism, Developing Nations, Foreign Countries, Periodicals, Poverty, Refugees, Sexual Abuse, World Problems
International Catholic Child Bureau, 63, rue de Lausanne, CH-1202 Geneva, Switzerland (Annual subscription, $22).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Catholic Child Bureau, Geneva (Switzerland).