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- DocumentImpact of the AIDS Epidemic on Older Persons, 2001Over the coming decades in Thailand, ageing parents whose adult children sicken with AIDS will bear burdens of care giving and loss. Using demographic microsimulation, this paper shows that the new, lower projections of the HIV/ AIDS epidemic still imply that 8% of Thais over the age of 50 in 1995 will lose one or more children to AIDS before their own deaths.Document
Finding a way forward: principles and strategies to reduce the impacts of AIDS on children and familiesDisplaced Children and Orphans Fund & Patrick J. Leahy War Victims Fund, USAID, 2000As programs to date have reached only a small fraction of the most vulnerable children in the countries hardest hit by AIDS, the fundamental challenge is to develop interventions that make a difference over the long haul in the lives of the children and families affected by HIV/AIDS at a scale that approaches the magnitude of their needs.By itself, the paper argues, no single intervention willDocumentInternal Displacement Monitoring Centre, 2001This page provides access to all Afghan specific resources included in the IDP Database.Includes information on:causes and background of displacmentpopulation profile and figurespatterns of displacementphysical security and freedom of movementsubsistence needsaccess to educationissues of self-reliance and public participationissues of family identity and cultDocumentInformation Centre about Asylum and Refugees in the UK, 2001This article discusses refugees and asylum seekers in London.The article recommends that:vouchers should be replaced with cash paymentsthe present system of ‘dispersal’ should be replaced with a national system of reception and settlement of asylum seekers designed to meet their needsplans for large-scale forcible administrative removal of failed asylum applicants should be dropDocumentInformation Centre about Asylum and Refugees in the UK, 2001This report audits the skills and qualifications of about 440 asylum seekers dispersed under the National Asylum Support System (NASS) to Leicester and assesses their potential contribution to the local and regional economy before they gain permission to work and thus at a time when referrals to preparation, education and opportunities can promote their chances of employment.DocumentJoint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, 1999These guidelines provide a framework for local projects to develop ways of working with children and young people that respect their rights and enable their voices to be heard. The question that has been addressed in this booklet is:how can children and young people participate in AIDS campaigns and programmes in ethical and appropriate ways?The report states that programmes neDocumentJoint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, 2001Young people are particularly susceptible to HIV infection and they also carry the burden of caring for family members living with HIV/AIDS. Around the world HIV/AIDS is shattering young people's opportunities for healthy adult lives.Document
Review of the former Soviet embassy compound IDP camp: psychosocial support activities Kabul, AfghanistanUnited Nations Children's Fund, 2001This article investigates the psychosocial support activities in the Kabul camp for internally-displaced persons (IDPs).Document
Booklet of CGIAR Centre policy instruments, guidelines and statements on genetic resources, biotechnology and intellectual property rightsBioversity International, 2001Collection of genetic resources biotechnology and IPR related policies produced by Future Harvest Centres and subsequently endorsed by CGIAR members, GRPC and / or the Centre Directors Committee for System-wide adoption.The first section of the booklet concerns the policies and guidelines for managing the in-trust plant genetic resources collections.DocumentNational Academies Press, 2001Recent scientific evidence shows that major and widespread climate changes have occurred with startling speed. These were especially common when the climate was being forced to change most rapidly.