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.

UNICEF’s An AIDS-Free Generation

Global Report: UNAIDS report on the global AIDS epidemic 2012

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United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF) Reports

Introduction to UNICEF Statistics and Monitoring

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.