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ADOL - Adolescence Directory On-Line This is a service of the Center for Adolescent Studies at Indiana University covering Internet resources for many topics, including conflict & violence and physical and mental health.
   
Campaign for Our Children This site offers good resources on teens and teen pregnancy. "Campaign For Our Children was formed to serve as the focal point for directing the campaign and coordinating the public-private-governmental partnership. A first-of-its-kind program, Campaign For Our Children is a joint effort of Maryland's public and private sectors with funding coming from both. Established as a private, non-profit corporation, it has grown through the cooperative efforts of the Maryland Departments of Health and Mental Hygiene, Juvenile Services, Human Resources, Education, and the Governor's Council on Adolescent Pregnancy."
Child and Family in Australia This web site is committed to the health and well-being of children and their families. It includes full text of articles and reports covering a wide range of child related topics.
Child Research Net (CRN) Internet research center to gather and exchange information regarding children and youth internationally but with an emphasis on Japan.
Child Rights This information, on the need for universal acceptance of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. It also addresses the two major violations of this convention: child labor, and the ultimate abuse: child prostitution.
Child Rights Information 
Network (CRIN)
A newly formed global network of children's rights organizations whose main aims are: the implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child; meeting the information needs of anyone working with and for children's rights; support organizations to gather, handle, produce and disseminate child rights information.
Children, Youth and Family Consortium "The Children, Youth and Family Consortium's Electronic Clearinghouse (CEC) is an electronic bridge to information and resources on children, youth and families. Information about issues related to the health, education and well-being of children, youth and families can be accessed via CEC. This site
features articles and research material useful for informing everything from practical parenting to formulating policies, and designing and implementing programs." Information related to the health, education and welfare of children, youth and families is available here. 
Children's House Children's House is a cooperate initiative by the Children's Rights Center, Childwatch, Consultative Group, CRIN, Family Life Development Center, NOSEB, UNICEF, UNESCO, World Bank and WHO dedicated to the exchange of information that serves the well being of children.
CPS Home The Coalition for Positive Sexuality promotes sex education for teens. In their words, "Our purpose is twofold: first, to give teens the information they need to take care of themselves and in so doing affirm their decisions about sex, sexuality, and reproductive control; second, to facilitate dialogue in and out of the public schools on condom availability and sex education."
   
Domestic Violence Page Violence and abuse are detailed and solutions discussed here. This site is devoted to stoping all forms of domestic violence and providing information to all those that need it.
   
European Youth Forum (YFEU) It provides information on policy and legislation affecting the rights and interests of young people.
Euthanasia World Directory "The Euthanasia Research & Guidance Organization (ERGO!), a nonprofit educational corporation, was founded in 1993 to improve the quality of background research of physician-assisted dying for persons who are terminally or hopelessly ill and wish to end their suffering. As well as conducting opinion polls, ERGO! also develops and publishes guidelines - ethical, psychological and legal - for patients and physicians to better prepare them to make life-ending decisions. The organization supplies literature to, and does research for, other right-to-die groups world wide, and also briefs journalists, authors, and graduate students who are coming fresh to the issue. Euthanasia links and information abound at this site."
   
Family Educational Network These people have one goal: educating the family. They offer an assortment of information dealing with all ages of children.
Family.com This information on family matters comes from Disney.
Future of Children, The What is the future of children? This is a search for an answer. "The Future of Children is published three times a year by The David and Lucile Packard Foundation, Los Altos, CA. The primary purpose of The Future of Children is to disseminate timely information on major issues related to children's
well-being."
   
Infant Swimming Research Inc. This group presents research aimed at preventing child drowning. "The research conducted by ISR led to some disturbing conclusions. It was discovered that the life jackets were ineffective in rotating the children to a face up position, or in holding them upright with their heads out of the water. To date, ISR has not been successful at getting these results to have any impact on the way life jackets were tested, designed and regulated."
International Journal of 
Children's Rights
This journal contains a variety of well researched articles devoted to the protection of child's rights.
International Research Forum for Research Regarding Television and Children A newsletter from the Australian Broadcasting Authority giving information about research projects relating to children and television.
   
Journal of Adolescence Provides a forum for all who are concerned with the nature of adolescence. The aim of the journal is to encourage research by publishing both empirical and clinical studies together with high quality reviews.
   
KidPub kids can be creative at this site
   
La Leche League International "This award winning Web site is sponsored by La Leche League International, an international, nonprofit, nonsectarian organization dedicated to providing education, information, support, and encouragement to women
who want to breastfeed. All breastfeeding mothers, as well as future breastfeeding mothers, are welcome to come to our meetings or call our Leaders for breastfeeding help. We also provide health care professionals with continuing education opportunities and the latest research on lactation management."
   
NAEYC Home Page "The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) exists for the purpose of leading and consolidating the efforts of individuals and groups working to achieve healthy development and constructive education for all young children."
National Center for Children in Poverty Current information and analysis on the subject including reports and news releases and state-by-state reports comparing policies affecting child poverty rates. "The mission of the National Center for Children in Poverty (NCCP) is to identify and promote strategies that reduce the incidence of young child
poverty in the United States and that improve the life chances of the millions
of children under age six who are growing up poor."
   
Pleasant Ministries for Marriage & Family This site offers information on marriage and family issues from a Christian perspective.
Progress of Nations, The This report is published annually by the United Nations Children's Fund and Unicef.
Pro Youth International The aim of this project is to create a youth related database with information and links to all the existing information.
Save Your Baby This is a store that sells safe baby equipment.
Shattered Love The family home is one of the most violent places, why?
SIDS Net The SIDS NET offers well thought out information about sudden infant death syndrome. "Many more children die of SIDS in a year than all who die of cancer, heart disease, pneumonia, child abuse, AIDS, cystic fibrosis and muscular dystrophy combined . . . This site is the growing collaborative effort of individuals from across the United States and around the world. This sites offers up-to-date information as well as support for those who have been touched by the tragedy of SIDS/OID. There are over 1,000 files containing over 3,000 pages of information on this web site. These pages are very dynamic and may be changed frequently."
State of the World's Children 1996 This annual report from UNICEF is designed to fulfill three purposes: propose an agenda against war to prevent the suffering of children in armed conflict; review the efforts of UNICEF to cope with children suffering from conflict and the silent emergencies of poverty and disease; retains and presents carefully assembled statistical data.
Stop IT Now! Stop sexual and domestic abuse!
   
Virtual Theater This is an environment which allows children to play creative roles.
Water Baby The Waterbirth Website provides in-depth information on the use of water for labor, childbirth, and early childhood development. It includes fascinating information from the world's leading waterbirth pioneers, product information on ordering the WATER BABY video documentary and Waterbirth Providers List, dozens of personal waterbirth stories,
a Waterbirth Photo Gallery, and lots more!