Children in Difficult Circumstances

  • Nancy Mock
  • Elke de Buhr

Learning Objectives

After reading this chapter and answering the discussion questions that follow, you should be able to
  • Discuss the challenges in identifying and enumerating children in difficult circumstances.

  • Analyze trends in the evolution of the problem of children in difficult circumstances and discuss its public health impact.

  • Appraise the status of policies and programs to protect and promote the health of children in difficult circumstances.


Child Labor International Labor Organization Vulnerable Child Street Child Child Soldier 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nancy Mock
    • 1
  • Elke de Buhr
    • 2
  1. 1.International Health and International DevelopmentTulane UniversityNew OrleansUSA
  2. 2.Tulane UniversityNew OrleansUSA

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