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Culture, religion and adolescent reproductive and sexual health [whole issue]

June 2006

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This issue reflects on how cultural and religious attitudes affect the sexual behaviour of young people and on the role they play in HIV incidence in the Asia-Pacific region. It also looks at good practices in this area. Includes two research briefs on the role of sex and HIV educational programmes for the youth and on knowledge and sexual behaviour of adolescent in Pune. Contains an interview with Halida Hanum Akhter, the recipient of the 2006 United Nations Population Award, which presents her insights into popular culture and reproductive health.

Violence against young children : a painful issue [whole issue]

June 2006

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The Convention on the Rights of the Child condemns 'all forms of physical or mental violence, injury or abuse, neglect or negligent treatment, maltreatment or exploitation', and yet cultural practices often tolerate or even encourage some forms of violence, such as corporal punishment, genital mutilation or forced early marriage. This issue of Early Childhood Matters aims to contribute to the debate around the concept and practice of violence, abuse and neglect. Includes case studies of projects designed to reduce violence at home, in schools and in the streets

Children and violence [whole issue]

May 2006

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This issue is devoted to violence and children. It reports on the UN Study on Violence Against Children and reflects on processes and mechanisms that would ensure an effective follow up and an end to violence. Discusses corporal punishment, the role of NGOs and Special Representative, the justice system, children with disabilities, and the role of religious leaders in ending the violence against children. Comments, case studies and factfiles provide a comprehensive guide, commentary and backgorund reading to the topic and the UN Study

Saving lives when pregnancy ends early [whole issue]

2006

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This issue focuses on post-abortion care, which may include medical treatment, emergency care and emotional support. The health care skills required are complex and range from manual vacuum aspiration to prevention of blood loss and treatment of infection. Midwives and health workers, however, need more than medical competency, including a capacity to listen to women, to understand the causes of unsafe abortion practices, to share knowledge and mobilise the community to demand life-saving care for all women. Also contains a training guide on how health workers can reduce deaths from unsafe abortions. The guide is designed for a two-hour workshop with a group of five to ten health workers

Listening to children [whole issue]

SMALE, Jim
Ed
January 2000

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This edition focuses on participation by children of 0-7 years in the conceptualisation, implementation and evaluation of early childhood development programmes. Articles show how adults are taking the crucial steps in developing that participation: establishing environments and practices that enable young children to express themselves confidently and fully, and to develop some experiences in participation

International journal of transitions in childhood

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The International Journal of Transitions in Childhood is an online, international academic peer-reviewed, research journal and publishes papers that explore and advance thinking about childhood and the variety of transitions experienced by children. It also seeks a common forum for work that describes, extends and inspires sensitive approaches to the theory and practices of childhood transitions including educational policy and practice, and this should be made explicit in papers. The Journal is designed to attract a broad international readership including researchers, practitioners, policy makers, and parents and should be essential reading for those who work with young children or who want to keep up to date with recent trends in issues around the diversity of transitions experienced by children. The contents of each edition comprise mostly papers reporting current research. However, at least one article per edition will provide information about transition from a practitioner perspective
Annual
Free online

Youthlens|on reproductive health and HIV/AIDS

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YouthLens is a series of research briefs that summarize the latest information on key issues regarding reproductive health and HIV prevention among youth ages 10 to 24
Publication times variable
free
Online form for print subscription

Innocenti bulletin (formerly: Innocenti digest)

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Provides reliable and easily accessed information on critical child's rights concerns. It is designed as a working tool for executive decision-makers, programme managers and other practitioners in child-related fields
Variable, up to four times a year
Free

Youth infonet

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Youth InfoNet is a one-stop electronic source for new publications and information on youth reproductive health and HIV prevention, presented in two parts: Programme Resources. Summaries of tools, curricula, programme reports, unpublished research findings, and other items that may be useful for youth programming. Most items are available online and links to those are included with the summaries; Research Articles. Summaries of peer-reviewed research papers published in the last month on developing country research
Monthly
Free online

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