ERIC Number: ED446815
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
The Progress of Nations, 2000.
United Nations Children's Fund, New York, NY.
This report summarizes the latest available statistics on international progress on children's well-being. Each section of the report contains a commentary, related statistics, and a discussion on progress and disparity in the section's particular area. Following a foreword by United Nations Secretary-General Kofi A. Annan, the sections of the report are: (1) "My Song against AIDS" (Femi Anikulapo-Kuti) and "My Voice Counts Too" (Hortense Bla Me), discussing the effects of AIDS on youth around the world; (2) "The Time to Sow" (Carol Bellamy), discussing the importance of early childhood care to prevent later health problems; (3) "The Power of Immunization" (William Foege), exploring a new agenda for vaccinations around the world; and (4) "The Lost Children" (Juan Somavia), describing the plight of children living trapped by various kinds of exploitation. (EV)
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Child Health, Child Welfare, Children, Childrens Rights, Comparative Analysis, Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Diseases, Early Intervention, Foreign Countries, Immunization Programs, Prevention, Tables (Data), Well Being
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Publication Type: Collected Works - General; 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