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China and Children and young people

China
  • Capital: Beijing
  • Population: 1330044000
  • Size: 9596960.0 Km2

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A snapshot of world population trends, 2011
B. Crossette (ed); R. Kollodge; A. Toure / United Nations Population Fund, 2011
This report provides a snapshot of how a number of countries are facing diverse demographic challenges, ranging from ageing populations to high fertility rates, and from urbanisation to the emergence of new generations of young people...
Which countries are preparing for old age?
R. Jackson; N. Howe; K. Nakashima / Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, 2011
The Global Aging Preparedness Index (or GAP Index) aims to provide a comprehensive assessment of the progress that countries are making in preparing for global ageing, and particularly the “old-age dependency” dimension of...
Higher education and the labour market in China
F Li; J Morgan; X Ding / id21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2008
China has made remarkable economic progress in the past three decades. This has led to a dramatic rise in demand for highly educated workers and consequently, the rapid expansion of higher education. While a degree does not guarantee ...
Child injury in Asia
UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre, 2007
This special Innocenti series on Child Injury, developed jointly by UNICEF and TASC, presents recently acquired evidence from surveys in five Asian countries: Bangladesh, China, Philippines, Thailand and Viet Nam. The surveys are larg...
Assessing the impact of nutritional definciency in famine
R. Mu; X. Zhang / International Food Policy Research Institute, 2008
An increasing literature examines the association between restricted fetal or early childhood growth and the incidence of diseases in adulthood. Little is known, however, about gender difference in this association. This document asse...
Is the Asia-Pacific facing mounting youth problems?
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, 2007
Focusing on six Asia-Pacific countries; Australia, China, India, Malaysia, the Republic of Korea and Singapore, this paper documents information and experiences on youth issues, youth policy formulation and programme development. With...
Can education partnerships promote equal opportunities for girls?
United Nations Girls' Education Initiative, 2007
This document looks at education partnerships as a way of empowering girls and promoting equal opportunities. It discuses seven case studies from East Asia on programmes addressing the educational needs of girls, particularly those wh...
A commentary on the current state of global labour conditions
A. Cavillo; A. de Regil / Jus Semper Global Alliance, 2007
This article discusses how labour conditions have deteriorated over the last several decades leading to what the report calls ”modern slavery”. It argues that despite international organisations and conventions created by ...
Children’s experiences of conflict with the law and recommendations to protect them
F. Martin; J. Parry-Williams / Save the Children Fund, 2005
This report addresses the issues facing children who are in conflict with the law. Drawing throughout on case studies and first-hand descriptions of children’s experiences, the first part analyses the experiences and situation of...
Quality education for girls is a prerequisite for stopping girl child labour
UNESCO Bangkok: Asia and Pacific Regional Bureau for Education, 2006
In the Asia-Pacific region, girls’ labour, official and unofficial, continues to constitute a major obstacle to accelerating progress towards achieving gender parity and equality in primary and secondary education by 2015. ...
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