These resources provide overviews, updates, and discussions regarding the estimates and statistics that can be used to better understand the depth and scope of issues impacting children and families around the world.
On Understanding Global Orphan Statistics Christian Alliance for Orphans, 2015.
The Global Picture of Children in Institutions
These reports include orphan estimates from all causes, including HIV and AIDS.
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United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF) Reports
State of the World’s Children Reports UNICEF, 2015.
State of Africa’s Children UNICEF, 2008.
Progress for Children: Achieving the MDGs with Equity UNICEF, 2010.
Global orphan statistics can be overwhelming. Understanding of the scope and scale of the issues impacting orphans and vulnerable children helps us align our response to reality.