Month: November 2012

MEDIA RELEASE: Religious and Secular Groups Come Together to End Violence Against Children

MEDIA RELEASE Religious and Secular Groups Come Together to End Violence Against Children New York, 29 November 2012 – The World Day of Prayer and Action for Children celebrated its fifth Day of Prayer on Universal Children’s Day (20 November 2012) by bringing together secular and faith-based organizations to work to end violence against children, …

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Doreen Nagle: Nov. 20 is Universal Children’s Day

In 1954, the first Universal Children’s Day was established to be celebrated every year on Nov. 20. The concept behind the United Nations’ project is to promote global awareness about and among children, working toward improving conditions for children and their welfare. UNICEF (the United Nations Children’s Fund) coordinates the annual event. While many countries …

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Archbishop of Canterbury’s Statement for the World Day of Prayer and Action for Children

Tuesday 20th November 2012 The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, has released a statement for the World Day of Prayer and Action for Children. The World Day of Action Prayer and Action for Children held every year on 20th November is promoted by a NGO coalition including UNICEF, Religions for Peace and Save the Children. The Archbishop’s full statement …

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Success Stories

This Success Stories series tells the inspiring stories of World Day actions in selected countries and provides resources and recommendations for organizing similar actions in your community.  Success Stories Bangladesh: Mobilizing a community to end sexual violence against children Save the Children and Breaking the Silence have a longstanding partnership in Bangladesh focused on the …

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