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New challenges for UNICEF : children, women, and human rights

Author: Yves Beigbeder
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"UNICEF faces a problem of identity. What is its target group: children? Or also mothers? Or women in general? Following the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child in 1989, UNICEF is now 'guided' by the Convention. Has it become a human rights institution? Should it continue its successful operational activities or be content with advocacy?" "As another challenge, UNICEF has to cooperate with other  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Yves Beigbeder
ISBN: 0333800478 9780333800478
OCLC Number: 47255221
Description: xvii, 225 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. The Creation of UNICEF --
2. An Expanding Mandate --
3. Structure and Finances --
4. Children's Health: The Main Programme --
5. Nutrition, Education, Sanitation --
6. Natural and Man-Made Emergencies --
7. Advocating Children's Rights --
8. Internal Management Issues --
9. UNICEF's Challenges.
Responsibility: Yves Beigbeder.
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This work relates the creation of UNICEF, the evolution of its programmes, its structure and finances, its work in health, nutrition, education and sanitation. It looks at the challenges facing  Read more...

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