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United Nations Population Information Network
A guide to population information on UN system web sites
    

 
United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
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   Helps children get the care and stimulation they need in the early years of life and encourages families to educate girls as well as boys. It strives to reduce childhood death and illness and to protect children in the midst of war and natural disaster.
 
State of the World's Children
  The State of the World's Children 2009 examines critical issues in maternal and newborn health, underscoring the need to establish a comprehensive continuum of care for mothers, newborns and children. The report outlines the latest paradigms in health programming and policies for mothers and newborns, and explores policies, programmes and partnerships aimed at improving maternal and neonatal health. Africa and Asia are a key focus for this report, which complements the previous year's issue on child survival.
 
Statistical Data
  "Select a country below to see the statistical data, either by selecting a region from the map, and choosing from a list of countries in the region, or by choosing from the long list of countries."