Investing in The Children of The Islamic World

Book : Investing in The Children of The Islamic World

Author : * --

Language : English

Episode : Child Labor

Publishing Location : New York

ISBN : 92-806-3898

Published Date : Kasım 2005

Publisher : UNİCEF

Language : Turkish

Document Type : Booklet

Book No : 4995

INDEX

CONTENTS
FOREWORD: CHILDREN FIRST.....................................
OVERVIEW....................................................
The Millennium Development Goals and 'A World Fit for Children' commitments
The situation of children in the Islamic world.........................
Constraints and challenges......................................
PROMOTING HEALTHY LIVES......................................
Under-five mortality............................................
Nutrition....................................................
Safe motherhood.............................................
Immunization ................................................
Polio.......................................................
Clean water and sanitation......................................
Mobilizing resources for health...................................
providing quality education..................................
Access to primary education.....................................
Gender parity................................................
Mobilizing resources for quality education...........................
CHILD PROTECTION.............................................
The challenge of protection......................................
Birth registration..............................................
Protection against armed conflict.................................
Protection against sexual exploitation..............................
Child marriage................................................
Child labour..................................................
Female genital mutilation/cutting..................................
COMBATING HIV/AIDS...........................................
Rates of prevalence............................................
Knowledge and behaviour.......................................
Orphans and vulnerable children..................................
Strategies for combating HIV/AIDS................................
ARE WE FULFILLING OUR COMMITMENT TO CHILDREN?................
Investing in children............................................
Follow-up mechanisms.........................................
Ratification of the Convention on the Rights of the Child and Optional Protocols .
National legal reform...........................................
Institutional reform.............................................
An opportunity to deliver on commitments..........................
ANNEXES
1. OIC members, by subregion...................................
2. Status of National Plans of Action (NPAs) and other follow-ups to the Special Session on Children...................................
3. Resolution on Child Care and Protection in the Islamic World..........
4. The Cairo Declaration of Religious Leaders in Arab States
in Response to the HIV/AIDS Epidemic..........................
STATISTICAL TABLES
1. Background indicators.......................................
2. Healthy lives...............................................
3. HIV/AIDS, education, protection and economic indicators............
NOTES .......................................................