The 2006 variation of UNICEF's annual record specializes in the thousands of youngsters who're such a lot short of entry to crucial schooling, well-being and safeguard companies, yet who're additionally the toughest to arrive and sometimes ignored by means of present improvement programmes. those comprise little ones dwelling within the poorest international locations and such a lot disadvantaged groups inside of international locations, youngsters who face discrimination at the foundation of gender, ethnicity or incapacity, young ones stuck up in armed conflicts or stricken by HIV/AIDS, young ones who lack a proper identification and that suffer from abuse and exploitation. The document examines the criteria which lead to their exclusion from present baby improvement programmes and providers, and highlights the coverage techniques and activities required to handle those demanding situations, with a view to be sure all youngsters enjoy the growth being made to accomplish the Millennium improvement targets. themes mentioned contain: source of revenue disparities and baby survival, the marginalisation of Roma groups and their young ones, incapacity concerns, young children and HIV/AIDS, childrens dwelling at the streets, early marriages, baby labour, baby defense and baby rights.

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