Children

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854835

Report

3 May 2018

This report highlights a number of key themes in relation to the online challenges facing young people age 8–17.

Report

Building the foundations for implementing the Children’s Convention in Aotearoa
11 Apr 2018

This report focuses on what the UN calls the 'General Measures of Implementation,' or the steps governments are expected to take in order to enable the implementation of the Children’s Convention. In this report, we call these ‘measures’ building blocks.

Briefing paper

27 Mar 2018

Optimising early childhood development requires a holistic approach to policy, programs and services that builds understanding of this important period and advances integrated polices and evidence-informed practices.

Report

7 Mar 2018

This report finds that globally, most countries have insufficient data to be able to measure their progress against achieving the targets across the 44 internationally agreed SDG indicators, to be met by 2030. This accounts for over half a billion children. Australia is one of...

Annual Report

2 Mar 2018

This report outlines work the National Children's Commissioner has undertaken throughout 2016-17 to promote the human rights of children and young people in Australia. This year, the major project has focused on the rights and needs of young parents and their children.

Research report

26 Feb 2018

ARACY has released their third Report Card, updating previous editions released in 2013 and 2008. It uses the latest available data, from a range of sources, across a range of indicators.

Report

12 Feb 2018

This report looks at how conflict has impacted children, and sheds light on a worrying trend of increased brutality against children in conflict, particularly in the last few years.

Research report

11 Dec 2017

Examines the ways in which digital technology has already changed children’s lives and life chances – and explores what the future may hold.

Research report

The State of the World’s Children 2017 Companion Report
11 Dec 2017

In June 2017, 490 children aged 10–18, from 26 different countries1 and speaking 24 official languages, participated in workshops held by UNICEF Country Offices and National Committees to share their views on how and why they use digital technologies in their everyday lives, as well...

Research report

7 Dec 2017

This research found a growing evidence base showing that adolescents’ use of pornography can negatively influence their knowledge about sex, safe sex practices, gender roles, and could lead them to have unrealistic expectations about sex.

Journal article

1 Dec 2017

This article describes how eczema manifests in school-aged children, focusing on when to suspect triggers and how to manage these from a general practice perspective, and when to refer the child on to specialist services.

Journal article

1 Dec 2017

This article provides general practitioners with a framework for considering major depressive disorder in a child and recommendations for treatment.

Policy report

30 Nov 2017

Reports on the current situation for tamariki Māori (New Zealand Māori children) with particular focus on social and economic conditions.

Research report

15 Nov 2017

In NSW each year, over 40% of deaths of young people aged between 1 and 17 years are injury-related. There are many more child injuries that do not result in death. Overall, the burden of childhood injury is a significant health, well-being and public policy issue.

Report

3 Nov 2017

This bulletin presents previously unpublished national trends in the number and rate of children admitted to out-of-home care (OOHC) by age and Indigenous status, from 2011–12 to 2015–16.

Journal article

11 Oct 2017

Obtaining good information for child injury surveillance in NSW will involve better coordination of information from agencies that record information about childhood injury.

Journal article

10 Oct 2017

Underweight, overweight, and obesity in childhood and adolescence are associated with adverse health consequences throughout the life-course. Our aim was to estimate worldwide trends in mean body-mass index (BMI) and a comprehensive set of BMI categories that cover underweight to obesity in children and adolescents,...

Working paper

26 Sep 2017

Evidence from the U.S. that couples with daughters are more likely to divorce than couples with sons has not been found for other Western countries.

Research report

25 Sep 2017

This research paper highlights the astonishing rates of child development from conception to the end of age two and the benefits of a holistic approach to children’s health.