ERIC Number: ED394623
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
The Progress of Nations: The Nations of the World Ranked According to Their Achievements in Child Health, Nutrition, Education, Family Planning, and Progress for Women, 1995.
Progress of Nations, 1995
This report brings together the latest available statistics on national achievements in child survival, health, nutrition, education, family planning, and progress for women. Each section contains a commentary, a presentation of related statistics, and a discussion on achievement and disparity. The sections are: (1) Introduction, "Social Goals and Economic Reality" (Richard Jolly); (2) Health, "Ending Polio--Now or Never?" (Jong Wook Lee); (3) Nutrition, "A Bridge Too Near" (Alfred Sommer); (4) Education, "More of the Same Will Not Be Enough" (Victor Ordonez); (5) Family Planning, "A New Family Planning Ethos" (Judith Bruce and Anrudh Jain); (6) Child Rights, "A Conventional Approach" (Hoda Badran); (7) Progress for Women, "Discrimination Not the Problem" (Frene Ginwala); and (8) Aid, "A Shameful Condition" (Gro Harlem Brundtland). The report also includes a section, "National Performance Gaps," that provides additional statistical data on the progress of nations. This section presents the national performance gaps for all countries in child survival, nutrition, and primary education, along with a basic social profile of each nation and a list of social and development goals that have been adopted for 1995 and the year 2000. (MDM)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Children's Fund, New York, NY.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child