Child Poverty in East Asia and the Pacific: Deprivations and Disparities (pdf)
The report reveals that over 30 million children in the seven countries suffer from at least one severe deprivation. This is more acute in certain segments of the population, representing critical equity challenges.
Children's Vulnerability to Climate Change and Disaster Impacts in East Asia & Pacific (pdf)
The report summarizes key ﬁndings from the studies in Indonesia, Kiribati, Mongolia, Philippines and Vanuatu to see if there were noticeable patterns and trends of climate change and disaster impacts on children. The studies also included interviews with children and youth to assess their perspectives on climate change.
The impacts of climate change on nutrition and migration affecting children in Indonesia (pdf)
The Indonesia study explored children’s vulnerabilities to climate change and disaster impacts, with a focus on children’s health and nutrition and migration patterns affecting children.
Climate change impacts on children in the Pacific: A focus on Kiribati and Vanuatu (pdf)
Pacific Islanders have historically managed living with extreme weather. But changing climatic conditions due to human-induced influences appear certain to change their worlds. In fact, changes are already evident.
Children’s vulnerability and their capacity as agents for community-based adaptation in Mongolia (pdf)
The predicted effects of climate change on Mongolia include an increased frequency of extreme weather and environmental hazards, such as flash floods, droughts, dust and snowstorms, torrential rains, heat waves and wild fires as well as unfavourable changes in precipitation patterns, the shifting in ecological zones and desertification.
The Role of Non-State Providers in Delivering Basic Social Services for Children (pdf)
The differential impact on women, men and children of fiscal responses to the global economic crisis (pdf)
This study examines from a gender perspective the initiatives that were included in the fiscal response packages in five Asian countries, Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Lao PDR and Viet Nam. It identifies ways in which fiscal stimulus packages might have been more responsive to the different needs and situations of women and children.
Protecting Pacific Island children and women during economic and food crises (pdf)
This publication is intended to help national and regional partners better understand and actively respond to the impacts of the global economic crisis on some 1 million children and half a million women in the Pacific.
Economic Crisis Hits Asia's Children Hard (pdf)