Global Child Welfare and Well-Being
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Description: Across the world, children are the most vulnerable population. The threats to them may vary, but wherever one looks, children are endangered and exploited. Susan Mapp examines threats to child well-being globally, investigating violations of the Convention on the Rights of the Child in countries both in the Global North and the Global South. Some problems are well known, such as child trafficking and child soldiers, while others are less well known, including unethical adoption practices and the ill effects of statelessness. No other book approaches this vital topic in such a comprehensive yet tightly structured way, using an established, agreed-upon set of principles to show how things stand now, what remains to be accomplished, and examples of how these problems might be resolved. NGOs and government branches must collaborate increasingly with their counterparts from other countries if they are to allow children to achieve their adult potential. This text promises to inform the reader about these issues and offer paths forward to a better future.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
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Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/1/2010
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
|The Convention on the Rights of the Child|
|Children Affected by War and Conflict|
|Child Maltreatment and Adoption|
|Issues Particularly Affecting the Female Child|
|Conclusion: A World Fit for Children|
|Appendix: The Convention on the Rights of the Child|