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Cities for Children: Children's rights, poverty and urban management

Cities for Children is intended to help urban authorities and organizations respond to the rights and requirements of children and adolescents. It looks at the responsibilities that authorities face, and discusses practical measures for meeting their obligations in the context of limited resources and multiple demands. The book discusses the impacts for urban children of problems and supports in a wide range of areas: housing, community health, schools, child care, neighbourhood space, the street, work environments and the juvenile justice system. Final chapters look at the implications for the structure, policies and practice of local government.

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  • IIED code: 5336IIED
  • Published: 1999 - Earthscan, UNICEF
  • Theme: Urban
  • ISBN: 1-85383-470-X
  • Language: English

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