Book — 1 online resource (xxxiv, 53 pages) : illustrations
Malaysia (p. 210-211)
Singapore (p. 308-309).
This second report presents a compilation of key indicators of fertility, nuptiality, contraceptive use and population policies regarding childbearing for 192 countries. The data cover the extremes of a period, from the 1970s to the early years of the 21st century, of unprecedented changes in reproductive behaviour. A CD is included that contains a comprehensive set of indicators related to childbearing. (source: Nielsen Book Data)
The central role played by the United Nations in supporting the struggle against apartheid in South Africa, and in focusing world-wide attention on the country is chronicled in this publication. In an extensive introduction, the UN Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali gives an overview of the UN's contribution to South Africa's historic transformation. The texts of over 200 key documents relating to the struggle between 1948-1994 are gathered together. Statements by President Nelson Mandela, Olive Tambo, Chief Albert J. Luthuli and other leading figures are included. This reference book should be of interest to contemporary historians, journalists, academics, students, policymakers, and anyone interested in the long fight against apartheid or in the work of the UN. (source: Nielsen Book Data)