The State of the World’s Children 2012: The experience of childhood is increasingly urban. Over half the world’s people – including more than a
billion children – now live in cities and towns. Many children enjoy the advantages of urban life, including access to educational, medical and recreational facilities. Too many, however, are denied such essentials as electricity, clean water and health care – even though they may live close to these services. Too many are forced into dangerous and exploitative work instead of being able to attend school. And too many face a constant threat of eviction, even though they live under the most challenging conditions – in ramshackle dwellings and overcrowded settlements that are acutely vulnerable to disease and disaster.
Guyana MICS Technical Report 2006 : The Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) is a household survey developed by UNICEF in response to the World Summit for Children, held in 1990, to measure progress towards an internationally agreed set of goals for children. The third Guyana MICS as conducted in 2006 by the Bureau of Statistics to monitor the situation of children and women at the national and sub-national level.
Media Trends : A representation of children and women in the Guyana media during the period 2008 2009
Progress for Children: In the Millennium Declaration, adopted in 2000, world leaders made a promise to children to help them fulfill their human potential. The children born in that milestone year are now adolescents. It is time to review whether the promise is being kept for these. ‘Millennium children’ and for all adolescents. Have the lives of adolescents improved?
Children and the Media : A hand book for Journalists aims to provide guidance through a set of ethical issues that require consideration when dealing with young people. It is a methodological handbook describing approaches to working with children and adolescents. It also provides a summary of thearticles in the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
Retrospective Analysis of Neonates and Still Births : The study determines the causes of neonatal deaths in regional hospitals and the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) and the attributing factors to this adverse effect. Conducted in five hospitals that offer basic and comprehensive obstetric care to mothers, the study provides data that informs the Maternal and Child Health Department on the issues related to the causative factors on neonatal deaths and the implications of service recommendations for the health sector.