ERIC Number: ED446814
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
The Progress of Nations, 1999.
United Nations Children's Fund, New York, NY.
This report summarizes the latest available statistics on international progress on children's well-being. Each of the report's sections 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) "The Roll of the Dice" (Carol Bellamy), discussing prospects for the world's six billionth child; (2) "A Priceless Legacy" (Sheikh Hasina), describing the success of the global campaign to eradicate polio and eliminate vitamin A deficiency; (3) "The AIDS Emergency" (Janat Mukwaya), discussing the disease's toll on women and children; and (4) "Debt Has a Child's Face" (Shridath Ramphal), exploring the effect on children of various nations' debt crises. (EV)
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Child Health, Child Welfare, Children, Childrens Rights, Comparative Analysis, Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Diseases, Females, Foreign Countries, Immunization Programs, Tables (Data), Well Being
United Nations Publications, 2 United Nations Plaza, Room DC2-853, New York, NY 10017. Web site: www.unicef.org; e-mail: publications@un..org (Sales No.: E.99.XX.6).
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