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Full Rights, Whole Children: A Case Study of Child Survival and Human Rights in Mexico
Documents violations of children's economic, social and cultural rights in Mexico. This report supplements The Advocates' 1998 case-study on Child Mortality in Mexico. The new report includes an analysis of Mexico's macroeconomic polices, the Mexican health care system and government social welfare programs that impact child well-being. 138 pages, 2001
Cost: $12.00.


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Global Child Survival: A Human Rights Priority: Case Studies of Uganda, Mexico, and U.S.
In developing and developed countries alike, more than 12 million children under the age of five die each year as a result of inadequate health services, violence, malnutrition, unsafe water, and lack of other basice necessities.  These deaths constitute an unspeakable tragedy and must be recognized as a gross violation of fundamental human rights.  This report tackles the serious issue of preventable child mortality and emphasizes that all rights -- civil, political, economic, social and cultural -- must be promoted and protected in order to ensure the health and survival of children. 1999
Cost: $15.00


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La Sobrevivencia Infantil Global: Una Prioridad de los Derechos Humanos Resumen Ejeeutivo
Executive Summary of Global Child Survival: A Human Rights Priority: Case Studies of Uganda, Mexico, and United States. Spanish only. 1999
Cost: Free


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RESTAVEK: Child Domestic Labor in Haiti
Details the common practice of domestic child labor in Haiti, known in Creole as "restavek", and illuminates the plight of restavek children who lack basic economic and civil rights. Recommendations, directed toward the abolition of restavek, are offered. 1989
Cost: $7.00


The Convention on the Rights of the Child. UN Document (booklet)
Cost: Free

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