Link to BC
Children and Youth office page
Refugee Committee (ARC)
ARC is a nonprofit,
nonsectarian, humanitarian organization working for the survival,
health, and well-being of refugees and displaced persons affected
by war. ARC works with uprooted people to help them rebuild lives.
12 in Scotland
12 is a national (Scottish) network of young people which promotes
youth rights as laid out in the UN Convention on the Rights of the
Agencies for Fostering and Adoption
practice in both adoption and fostering services for children separated
from their families.
for World Indigenous Studies
and consent between nations.
Poverty in Manitoba
based on national statistics
Welfare Resource Centre (Canada)
in the world of child welfare
Act Report 1995-1999
of Health Report to 'describe the main changes and developments since
the last report (1995); and, to set a new framework to track progress
on a number of initiatives, principally the Quality Protects(QP) programme.'
to global news stories and links about children's rights.
International Research Network is a nonprofit, nongovernmental network
for institutions and individuals involved in research for children.
Parliament - Links page
Like an online course/resource from Sweden - some links do not seem
to be available. Like the children's project with interviews with
refugee children, but very useful web resource library. http://www.distans.hkr.se/demeter/parliament/library/links.html
Parliament - The abuse of children
Children's Rights Party: Includes 'The Abandoned Children, the Spoiled
Children (Poem)'. http://www.distans.hkr.se/demeter/parliament/library/abuse.html
of information sources
World Wide Web Virtual Library criteria for evaluating information
resources. This page contains pointers to criteria for evaluating
information resources, particularly those on the Internet. It is intended
to be particularly useful to librarians and others who are selecting
sites to include in an information resource guide, or informing users
as to the qualities they should use in evaluating Internet information.
Web Sites for Educational Uses
and Checklist for the University of North Carolina
Kosova War - to Swedish Arrest
of a Selvete Nura, a child refuge
and Poverty is a special 1997 edition of the Futute of Children.
It is dedicated to child poverty. Although presented from the perspective
of US policies the articles present arguments on common issues of
concern such as why levels of children in poverty have risen against
adult numbers. All articles can be downloaded in full.
of refugee children
A Review of
the Implementation of the Report of the Gove Inquiry into Child
Protection.Source: Ombudsman of the Province of British Columbia,
resource about refugees aimed at children
up in Poverty
in Poverty: Family Life on the Edge of the Dutch Welfare State.On
the NIZW site, English only speakers should click on the british
flag and then choose Publications.
Human Rights Watch
Watch is dedicated to protecting the human rights of people around
interactive tutorial on evaluating the quality of Internet resources
from NISW. Includes A "teach yourself" tutorial on Internet information
skills for social workers ; Tour some key Internet sites for social
workers; Discover tools and techniques to improve your Internet searching;
Review the critical thinking required when using the Internet; Reflect
on how to use the Internet for studying, teaching or research.
Rowntree Foundation Web Site
JRF - A rich source of information - including The Knowledgebase allowing
you to search the entire site, Research summaries (Findings), Current
research in progress, Responses to Government consultation, Press
Room, Information about our housing operations and care services,
project funding, research prioritiesand research funding. A rich source
and the Internet: Regulating Cyberspace website
by PhD student at Leeds University, UK
on Waterhouse report with link to full text of conclusion.
children society of Canada
MCSC is a registered
non-profit organization dedicated to the search for runaway and
Human Rights Child Rights
a Future Multilingual Human Rights Child Rights Children's Rights
Across the World
center for children in poverty
and promoting strategies to reduce the young child poverty rate
and to improve the life chances of children still living inpoverty.
Centre for missing children
centre site: Exploited child unit - sex tourism
Council of Welfare Canada
advisory body to the Minister of Human Resources Development Canada
on matters of concern to low-income Canadians.
network for the exchange of knowledge, experience and ideas on women's
programme is a key part of the Government's wider strategy for tackling
social exclusion. It focuses on working with some of the most disadvantaged
and vulnerable children in our society. Those children looked after
by councils in the child protection system; and other children in
Social Services Inspectorate
Web links to
poverty related sites supplied by Sociosite at the University of
Amsterdam home page.
Paper in 'Research'
and then 'Reports' on tackling child labour in India's sports goods
School of Economics
Paper on links
between income inequality and income mobility in Scandinavian countries
The Aim of
Sure Start is to work with parents and children to promote the physical,
intellectual and social development of pre-school children - particularly
those who are disadvantaged - to ensure they are ready to thrive
when they get to school.
for Persons with Severe Handicaps in 1983. US-based site focusing
on poverty and self-reliance.
UNESCO home page
social exclusion to social cohesion : towards a policy agenda. The
Roskilde Symposium 2-4 March 1995 University of Roskilde, Denmark
by Sophie Bessis
online source for refugee-related information including country
profiles, news, maps, publications, teachers' modules, 'Witness'
multimedia documentaries and REFWORLD
on the rights of the child http://www.unhchr.ch/html/menu3/b/k2crc.htm
UNCRC - 10 years after
Assessment of Children's Rights on the 10th Anniversary on the Convention
of the Rights of the Child.
UN home page
War Child provides
food, medicine and other basic humanitarian needs .. but also keeps
fighting for children long after the war has finished.
Campaign to stop child soldiers
presents an easy-to-follow process on using search engines and subject
directories for finding what you need on the World Wide Web.
Commission for Refugee Women and Children
for the rights of refugee and displaced women, children and adolescents
around the world.
National Youth in Care Network
Policy in the Netherlands
Here, you can
find information on various aspects of youth policy in the Netherlands.
Under organizations, Dutch governmental and non-governmental organizations
related to youth issues are listed.