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Afghanistan

World Day Observation in Afghanistan

Friday, 16 November 2012

World Day observation in Afghanistan with nation-wide involvement of religious leaders

Angola

World Day Observance in Angola

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

World Day Observance in Angola with a focus on birth registration and positive parenting

Anguilla

World Day Observance

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

In Anguilla, church services focused on preventing violence against children.

Argentina

World Day Observation in Argentina

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

World Day Observation in Argentina

Bangladesh

World Day commemoration in Bangladesh

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

Save the Children in Bangladesh partnered with Bangladeshi group Breaking the Silence (BTS), which works to combat sexual abuse of children, to celebrate the Day of Prayer and Action for Children (DPAC) and Universal Children’s Day on November 20.

Barbados

World Day Observance in Barbados

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

World Day Observance in Barbados

Various activities ongoing in the Eastern Caribbean

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

Various activities ongoing in the Eastern Caribbean under the coordination of the UNICEF Barbados Country Office

Belgium

European DPAC celebration

Monday, 19 November 2012

The GNRC Europe together with Religions for Peace Europe is organizing a DPAC celebration in Brussels, in the European Parliament of the European Union.

Belize

World Day Observance in Belize

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

World Day Observance in Belize

Bosnia and Herzegovina

All Together to stop violence against children, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sunday, 18 November 2012

All Together to stop violence against children

Brazil

Dia de Oração e Ação pela Criança Florianópolis

Monday, 19 November 2012

Atividade programada para celebrar o dia de Oração e Ação pela Criança

Dia de Oração e Ação pela Criança em Belém/PA

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

O evento começa com Culto Ecumênico e após atividades de brinquedos e brincadeiras e orientações diversas.

Observance of World Day in Brazil

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

Longer term partnership envisaged with a number of religious groups on the issues of birth registration, positive parenting, prevention of family separation and violence against children and adolescents.

Dia de Oração e Ação pela Criança em Porto Alegre/RS

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

O evento em Porto Alegre irá reunir diversas entidade e tradições religiosas, com foco nas brincadeiras

UNICEF aiming to establish long-term relationship, Brazil

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

Longer term partnership envisaged with pastoral leaders and religious groups around birth registration, positive parenting and prevention of violence against children and adolescents

Dia de Oração e Ação pela Criança em Goiania/GO

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

Missa de Celebração pelo Dia de Oração e ação pela Criança e atividades com as crianças

Dia de Oração e Ação pela Criança em Belo Horizonte/MG

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

Eventos marcados para celebrar o dia de Oração e Ação pela Criança na cidade de Belo Horizonte

Dia de Oração e Ação pela Criança

Saturday, 24 November 2012

Rua da Cidadania do Terminal do Carmo – Regional Boqueirão

Dia de Oração e Ação pela Criança em Brasília

Saturday, 24 November 2012

O evento acontecerá no Cantinho do Girassol, na cidade de Ceilândia – Distrito Federal.

Dia de Oração e Ação pela Criança em São Paulo

Sunday, 25 November 2012

Evento em São Paulo, capital, no dia 25 de novembro.

Cambodia

World Day Observation in Cambodia

Monday, 17 December 2012

World Day Observation in Cambodia: addressing violence against children

Chile

World Day Observance in Chile

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

Colombia

Observance of World Day in Colombia

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

Engagement with religious communities on addressing domestic violence as well promoting birth registration and positive parenting

Costa Rica

World Day Observance in Costa Rica

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

World Day Observance in Costa Rica

Cuba

World Day Observation in Cuba

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

World Day Observation in Cuba

Dominica

World Day Observance in Dominica

Sunday, 18 November 2012

World Day Observance in Dominica: Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention Week

Dominican Republic

World Day Observance in Dominican Republic

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

World Day Observance in Dominican Republic

Ecuador

World Day Observance in Ecuador

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

El Salvador

World Day Observance in El Salvador

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

World Day Observance in El Salvador

Globos para la Paz

Friday, 30 November 2012

Entidades religiosas, comunidades de fe, organizaciones no gubernamentales y la municipalidad local, estarán organizando un significativo encuentro para celebrar DPAC. Las celebraciones incluyen momentos de oración interreligiosa y talleres con niños.

Guatemala

World Day Observance in Guatemala

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

World Day Observance in Guatemala

India

Prevention of Child Marriage in Karnataka, India

Monday, 12 November 2012

•Interfaith Prayers with & for Children across the country •Observance of the National Children’s Day on November 14th by holding Children’s Parliament •Interfaith Workshops on prevention of Child Marriage •School centered campaign on Child Protect

Prevention of Child Marriage in Kerala, India

Monday, 12 November 2012

•Interfaith Prayers with & for Children across the country •Observance of the National Children’s Day on November 14th by holding Children’s Parliament •Interfaith Workshops on prevention of Child Marriage •School centered campaign on Child Protect

World Day 2012 Observance: Kolkata, India

Tuesday, 13 November 2012

Workshop on Drama

World Day Observance in West Bengal, India

Wednesday, 14 November 2012

Prevention of Child Marriage in Andhra Pradesh, India

Wednesday, 14 November 2012

•Interfaith Prayers with & for Children across the country •Observance of the National Children’s Day on November 14th by holding Children’s Parliament •Interfaith Workshops on prevention of Child Marriage •School centered campaign on Child Protect

World Day 2012 Observance: 24 Parganas, India

Friday, 16 November 2012

Workshop on rhymes

Prevention of Child marriage by empowering boys, girls, families and religious communities

Saturday, 17 November 2012

Interfaith Prayers with & for Children across the country Observance of the National Children’s Day on November 14th by holding Children’s Parliament Interfaith Workshops and School centered campaign on prevention of Child Marriage

Day of Prayer and Action for Children 2012 in INDIA

Saturday, 17 November 2012

Day of Prayer and Action for Children 2012 in India is celebrated by the Gandhian Organization Shanti Ashram, Coimbatore, India, from 14-November-2012 to 21-November-2012.

World Day 2012 Observance: West Midnapore, India

Saturday, 17 November 2012

Seminar on Child Rights

Prevention of Child Marriage in Gujarat, India

Sunday, 18 November 2012

•Interfaith Prayers with & for Children across the country •Observance of the National Children’s Day on November 14th by holding Children’s Parliament •Interfaith Workshops on prevention of Child Marriage •School centered campaign on Child Protect

World Day 2012 Observance: National Intergration- Hooghly, India

Sunday, 18 November 2012

Residential Workshop on National Integration for Children

World Day 2012 Observance: Hooghly, India

Sunday, 18 November 2012

Seminar on Child Rights

World Day 2012 Observance: Nadia, India

Monday, 19 November 2012

Workshop on Baul ( folk form of Bengal)

World Day 2012 Observance: Murshidabad, India

Monday, 19 November 2012

Workshop on Mime

World Day 2012 Observance: Cooch Behar, India

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

Workshop on Recitation

Prevention of Child Marriage in Jammu & Kashmir, India

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

•Interfaith Prayers with & for Children across the country •Observance of the National Children’s Day on November 14th by holding Children’s Parliament •Interfaith Workshops on prevention of Child Marriage •School centered campaign on Child Protect

An Awareness Camp to Stop Child Labor in Lucknow Uttar Pradesh India

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

NGO working for less privileged.

Prevention of Child Marriage in Jharkhand, India

Friday, 30 November 2012

•Interfaith Prayers with & for Children across the country •Observance of the National Children’s Day on November 14th by holding Children’s Parliament •Interfaith Workshops on prevention of Child Marriage •School centered campaign on Child Protect

Prevention of Child Marriage in Uttar Pradesh, India

Friday, 30 November 2012

•Interfaith Prayers with & for Children across the country •Observance of the National Children’s Day on November 14th by holding Children’s Parliament •Interfaith Workshops on prevention of Child Marriage •School centered campaign on Child Protect

Prevention of Child Marriage in Orissa, India

Friday, 30 November 2012

•Interfaith Prayers with & for Children across the country •Observance of the National Children’s Day on November 14th by holding Children’s Parliament •Interfaith Workshops on prevention of Child Marriage •School centered campaign on Child Protect

Prevention of Child Marriage in Maharashtra, India

Friday, 30 November 2012

•Interfaith Prayers with & for Children across the country •Observance of the National Children’s Day on November 14th by holding Children’s Parliament •Interfaith Workshops on prevention of Child Marriage •School centered campaign on Child Protect

Prevention of Child Marriage in Tamil Nadu, India

Friday, 30 November 2012

•Interfaith Prayers with & for Children across the country •Observance of the National Children’s Day on November 14th by holding Children’s Parliament •Interfaith Workshops on prevention of Child Marriage •School centered campaign on Child Protect

Prevention of Child Marriage in New Delhi, India

Friday, 30 November 2012

•Interfaith Prayers with & for Children across the country •Observance of the National Children’s Day on November 14th by holding Children’s Parliament •Interfaith Workshops on prevention of Child Marriage •School centered campaign on Child Protect

Iran (Islamic Republic of)

DPAC activities in Iran implemented witin UNICEF support in coordination with the National Body on the Convention on the Rights of the Child

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

In Iran, in coordination with the National Body on the Convention on the Rights of the Child (comprised by 16+ government and non-governmental organizations), DPAC activities focused on prevention of violence against children.

Israel

World Day 2012 Observance: “Alamaria” school, Lod, Israel

Sunday, 18 November 2012

This year we are going to have an activity with children 12-13 years old. The activities will be mainly about the right to equality and we are going to discuss about the situations of the children in Israel and in the world.

Jamaica

World Day Observance in Jamaica

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

World Day Observance in Jamaica

Jordan

World Day Observance in Jordan

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

On this day, the lower primary department at Rosary School / shmeisani held a special celebration. The children performed a play about violence and the types of violence.

World Day Celebration at Ecumenical Studies Center- Jordan

Saturday, 24 November 2012

World Day celebration at Ecumenical Studies Center in Amman.

Kenya

Break the Silence: Religious leaders make a commitment to Stop Violence against Children: Kisumu County, Kenya

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

1. Presentation on the concept of violence against children and related policy action in Kenya 2.Religious reflection and perspectives by Muslim and Christian religious leaders 3.Performances by school children and invited theater groups.

Stop Violence Against Children Today! Nyeri, Kenya

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

1. Ajabu will conduct sensitization training to parents (they’ll talk to 50 men and 50 women separately), in order to push for the prevention of domestic violence and violence against children in particular. 2. They’ll use performing arts, and in partic

We Care Club visit to the Naivahsa, Mai Mahiu Camp for the Internally Displaced Persons: Rift Valley, Kenya

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

Football tournament and games Letter writing Tree Planting

Community Sensitization Program 2012: Kwale, Kenya

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

Eradicate Violence Against Children and Stop Early Marriage- Educational workshop and mobilization campaign to educate and sensitize the community against violence against children. Program at Waa Primary School

Inter-faith networks and religious leaders in Isiolo and Machakos towns will participate in mobilization activities

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

Inter-faith networks and religious leaders in Isiolo and Machakos towns will participate in mobilization activities

Positive Parenting, Baringo Kenya

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

- Awareness creation on the rights of the child - Development of prayers promoting respect for the child and principles of positive discipline - Designing and printing prayer cards on respect for the child and positive discipline

Giving Hope to Vulnerable Children: Baringo, Kenya

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

• Prayers for children • Spiritual reflection from the Christian and Muslim perspective • Experience sharing by children in the Home • Entertainment activities • Giving out of food donations and other materials

Sensitize against Forced Marriages and Female Genital Mutilation: Kwale, Kenya

Thursday, 22 November 2012

1.Brief presentation on the concept of violence against children and related policy action in Kenya 2.Religious reflection and perspectives by Muslim and Christian representatives 3.Beach cleaning activity 4.Issuing of calculators and school bags to d

Liberia

World Day Observance in Liberia

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

World Day Observance: bringing together partners to shed light on all hidden forms of abuse and exploitation against children

Malawi

UNICEF and the Malawi Association of Inter-faith AIDS Association working on DPAC in collaboration

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

UNICEF and the Malawi Association of Inter-faith AIDS Association collaborating to realize a variety of DPAC-related activities

World Day Observance in Malawi

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

World Day Observance in Malawi as part of ongoing capacity building and awareness raising programs for religious communities

Mauritania

World Day Observation in Mauritania

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

World Day Observation in Mauritania

Mexico

World Day Observance in Mexico

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

World Day Observance in Mexico

Montserrat

Church services on ending violence against children

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

Churches to recognize the theme of Ending Violence Against Children in their sermons in November

Mozambique

World Day Observance in Mozambique

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

World Day Observance in Mozambique: TV debate about the role of the Religious Council of Mozambique in protecting and promoting Child Rights at central and district levels

Myanmar

World Day Observance in Myanmar

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

Namibia

World Day Observation in Namibia

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

World Day Observation in Namibia

Nepal

DPAC Observance in Nepal

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

In Nepal DPAC activities included a talk programme organized by Hindu, Buddhist, Christian, Bahai and Islam centers on child marriage and November 20 inter-faith prayers involving religious leaders of many faiths and interaction with national media.

Nicaragua

World Day Observance in Nicaragua

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

World Day Observance in Nicaragua

Nigeria

Observance of World Day 2012

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

Observance of World Day: UNICEF partnering with the Abuja Women of Faith against violence against children

Panama

World Day Observance in Panama

Sunday, 25 November 2012

World Day Observance in Panama - concentrating on a Violence Free Adolescence

Portugal

Stop Violence Against Children: Aveiro, Portugal

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

DPAC will be celebrated from North until south and Portuguese islands ( Açores and Madeira). On each Region, Facilitators will gather a group of children and reflect and discuss with them about the Violence Children Face in their Country and community

Stop Violence Against Children: Porto, Portugal 2012

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

DPAC will be celebrated from North until south and Portuguese islands ( Açores and Madeira). On each Region, Facilitators will gather a group of children and reflect and discuss with them about the Violence Children Face in their Country and community

Stop Violence Against Children: Madeira, Portugal

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

DPAC will be celebrated from North until south and Portuguese islands ( Açores and Madeira). On each Region, Facilitators will gather a group of children and reflect and discuss with them about the Violence Children Face in their Country and community

Stop Violence Against Children: Lisboa, Portugal

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

DPAC will be celebrated from North until south and Portuguese islands ( Açores and Madeira). On each Region, Facilitators will gather a group of children and reflect and discuss with them about the Violence Children Face in their Country and community

Stop Violence Against Children: Coimbra, Portugal

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

DPAC will be celebrated from North until south and Portuguese islands ( Açores and Madeira). On each Region, Facilitators will gather a group of children and reflect and discuss with them about the Violence Children Face in their Country and community

Stop Violence Against Children: Setúbal, Portugal

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

DPAC will be celebrated from North until south and Portuguese islands ( Açores and Madeira). On each Region, Facilitators will gather a group of children and reflect and discuss with them about the Violence Children Face in their Country and community

Stop Violence Against Children: Braga, Portugal

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

DPAC will be celebrated from North until south and Portuguese islands ( Açores and Madeira). On each Region, Facilitators will gather a group of children and reflect and discuss with them about the Violence Children Face in their Country and community

Stop Violence Against Children: Santarém, Portugal

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

DPAC will be celebrated from North until south and Portuguese islands ( Açores and Madeira). On each Region, Facilitators will gather a group of children and reflect and discuss with them about the Violence Children Face in their Country and community

Stop Violence Against Children: Açores, Portugal

Friday, 30 November 2012

DPAC will be celebrated from North until south and Portuguese islands ( Açores and Madeira). On each Region, Facilitators will gather a group of children and reflect and discuss with them about the Violence Children Face in their Country and community

Romania

World Day Observance in Bucharest, Romania

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

"Romania celebrates DPAC in 4 cities"

Saint Kitts and Nevis

World Day Observance in St. Kitts and Nevis

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

World Day Observance in St. Kitts and Nevis - island-wide church services

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

World Day Observance in St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

World Day Observance in St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Senegal

World Day Observance in Senegal

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

World Day Observance in Senegal: a focus on FGM/C

Sierra Leone

UNICEF partnering with various stakeholders for the protection and well-being of children

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

UNICEF partnering with various stakeholders for the protection and well-being of children

Somalia

DPAC activities realized in Mogadishu despite difficult circumstances

Sunday, 18 November 2012

Within the framework of the Child Protection Working Group, several activities took place in Mogadishu with UNICEF support.

Day of Prayer and Action for Children in Somaliland

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

The celebration took place all regions of Somaliland Mainly Maroodijeex(former Waqooyi Galbeed), Borama and Berbera

South Africa

World Day Observance in South Africa

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

World Day Observance in South Africa

South Sudan

World Day Observance in South Sudan

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

World Day Observance in South Sudan

Spain

DPAC celebration in Spain

Sunday, 25 November 2012

Sri Lanka

World Day of Spirituality and Action for Children, Sri Lanka

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

In Sri Lanka, the local partner Sarvodaya under the local title 'World Day of Spirituality and Action for Children' will bring together over 200 religious leaders will engage in an interfaith consultation on preventing child abuse on the 20th Nov, 2012.

Engaging the religious community in prevention of child abuse

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

With UNICEF support, a DPAC event will be held at the Sri Lanka Foundation Institute where over 200 religious leaders from all over Sri Lanka will gather for a special inter-religious conference related to the prevention of child abuse.

Swaziland

World Day Observance in Swaziland

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

World Day Observance in Swaziland

Tanzania

Week long activities mark the DPAC 2012 in Tanzania

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

A variety of activities took place in Tanzania to mark the 2012 DPAC.

World Day Observance in Tanzania

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

World Day Observance in Tanzania

Day of Prayer and Action for Children

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

Timor-Leste

World Day Observance in Timor-Leste

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

World Day Observance in Timor-Leste with a focus on violence against children and birth registration

Trinidad and Tobago

World Day Observance in Trinidad and Tobago

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

World Day Observance in Trinidad and Tobago - capacity building workshops for evangelical leaders on child abuse prevention and management

Uganda

World Day Observance in Uganda

Monday, 17 September 2012

World Day Observance in Uganda focussing on "Zero Violence in Schools"

A Day of Prayer for Children Affected with Nodding Syndrome in Pader, Uganda

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

Activities: a) Communal prayers together with families and children affected by the disease b) Visiting the affected children in hospitals c) Issuing of basic foodstuff including cereals, pulses, powder milk, and other nutritional foods.

A day of Prayer for children affected with Nodding Syndrome in Uganda.

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

a)Communal prayers together with families and children affected by the disease b)Visiting the affected children in hospitals c)Issuing of basic foodstuff including cereals, pulses, powder milk, and other nutritional foods

United States

Reaching Around the World Day of Prayer and Action for Children

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

The junior high students at Our Lady Queen of Peace School are coordinating the celebration of World Day of Prayer and Action for Children for our school community on Nov. 20th. They are learning to become active partners in the global community.

Positive Parenting with Covenant House NY

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

Reflection and Dialogue with Mothers at Covenant House New York. The World Day Secretariat will host an evening session featuring reflections and activities on the joys and challenges of motherhood at Covenant House in New York.

Virgin Islands

World Day Observance in British Virgin Islands

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

World Day Observance in British Virgin Islands - radio stations and church services supporting the prevention of violence against children