Children at Risk

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A Child in Palestine: The Cartoons of Naji Al-Ali
Al-Ali, Naji
Presents the work of Naji Al-Ali, a leading Palestinian political cartoonist, and is introduced by Joe Sacco, author of Palestine.
Disaster and Mental Health: The Palestinian Experience
El Sarraj, Eyad; Qouta, Samir
The continuing Israeli military occupation of Gaza is the cause of deep and widespread trauma for Palestinian children and adults.
Health care and children in crisis in Gaza
Garfinkle, Miriam; Abdul-Qadir, Reem
These days one hears a lot about Canadian soldiers in Afghanistan, adults who have been specifically trained for warfare, who are nevertheless traumatized by the experience of seeing comrades injured ...
Letter from New York
Farlinger, Shirley
Child poverty and death.
Race Against Time: Searching for Hope in AIDS-Ravaged Africa
Lewis, Stephen
This book is a compilation of the 2005 Massey Lectures on the topic of the Millennium Development Goals, with a special focus on AIDS in Africa. Lewis' lectures are personal and passionate in their d...
The Rape of Irish Children
McCann, Eamonn
A State which had genuine concern for its children would have responded to the report by taking decisive action to remove the Catholic bishops as patrons of primary schools. Three thousand of 3,200 pr...
Roots of Empathy: Changing the World Child by Child
Gordon, Mary
Roots of Empathy looks at eliminating crime and changing the world by starting with a compassionate environment for children.
Street children: New Internationalist April 2005 - #377
Serial Publication (Periodical)
A look at the lives of street children around the world. Discussion of the challenges they face day-to-day and what some are forced to do to survive.

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Project Hope
Project Hope is a non-profit volunteer organization. We support children denied access to basic services that every child needs in order to develop into healthy and well-balanced individual. We provid...
Pueblito Canada
Community development projects in Latin America. Development education materials for children in Canada.

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Post-traumatic stress and the children of Gaza
Garfinkle, Miriam; Abdul Qadir, Reem
The situation in Gaza is devastating. We have to act to protect the children of Gaza.
Transgender Children and Young People
Born in Your Own Body
Brunskell-Evans, Heather; Moore, Michele (eds.)
A collection of essays about the current theory and practice of transgendering children.

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Class Bias in Toronto Schools
Downtown Kids Aren't Dumb: They Need A Better Program
Buttrick, Ann
A brief by the Park School community council addressing the streaming of poor and working class children into the bottom levels of the school system. These children, the brief says, have badly develop...