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ERIC Number: ED424934
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Pages: 169
Abstractor: N/A
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Consolidating Social Achievements & Meeting the Challenges of the 21st Century Child Survival, Development & Protection in St. Kitts and Nevis. 1991-96 Situation Analysis of Children and Their Families.
Halliday, Joseph; Harris, Vernon
This report details an assessment of the state of children and their families in St. Kitts and Nevis in the Caribbean. The assessment was conducted by a team from St. Kitts in consultation with government officials and non-governmental organizations in St. Kitts and Nevis. Following an executive summary, the report's chapters are: (1) "Children and Their Socio-Economic Environment" (national context, demographic features, children and women as subjects of rights, gender equality, national economic performance and trends, government and social sector expenditure, policy formation and planning for children and women, other main actors of social change and development); (2) "Child Survival" (infant and child mortality, maternal mortality and morbidity, child morbidity and nutrition, immunopreventable diseases, morbidity, malnutrition, breastfeeding, environmental health, reproductive health, STDs and HIV/AIDS, review of policies and programs, unmet needs and new challenges); (3) "Child Development and Participation" (early childhood education, primary education, secondary education, adult education, causal analysis of problems, review of policies and programs, unmet needs and new challenges); and (4) "Child Protection" (children at risk; abused, neglected, and abandoned children; disabled children; drug abuse; unmet needs and new challenges.) The report concludes with priorities for action and a statistical annex. (EV)
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: United Nations Children's Fund, Christ Church (Barbados).
Identifiers - Location: Saint Kitts and Nevis