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Angola

Ending Violence Against Children Debate on National Radio and Advocacy Sessions in Angola

Wednesday, 20 November 2013

A high level public debate aired on national radio on ending violence against children with government and civil society participants. The Evengelical Baptist Church of Angola held an event and UNICEF conducted advocacy sessions.

Anguilla

Break the Silence: End Child Abuse

Wednesday, 20 November 2013

"Break the Silence: End Child Abuse" campaign to be launched in addition to a rally with children, community members, and government officials.

Argentina

World Day of Prayer and Action Observance in el Pilar, Argentina

Wednesday, 20 November 2013

Workshops to empower children and promote the right to education in Argentina in the el Pilar region.

Barbados

Launch of Break the Silence, End Child Abuse in Barbados

Wednesday, 20 November 2013

A 3 day event in which religious leaders are invited to the launch and review a draft protocol for religious leaders on preventing and managing child sexual abuse.

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Youth Workshop on Learning to Live Together Celebration of the Day of Prayer and Action for Children

Wednesday, 20 November 2013

A workshop in celebration of WDPAC which includes a panel on positive parenting and non violent discipline with a reflection on the CRC.

I Want You to Know That There's a Way Out (Prevention of Violence)

Saturday, 23 November 2013

Sixth Sense to host a two day event on preventing violence against children and peer- to- peer violence as well as conflict resolution and peace- building techniques. Talks from war veterans and a parent- child communication exercise

Brazil

World Day of Prayer and Action for Children Expanded Conversation Circles and Interfaith Prayer in Rio Grande do Sul

Wednesday, 20 November 2013

Conversation circles with representatives of religious communities local families will be held to discuss children's rights, implementing joint actions to address the needs of communities and finding more collaborative solutions.

World Day of Prayer and Action for Children Expanded Conversation Circles in Paraiba

Wednesday, 20 November 2013

Paraiba: Conversation circles w/ representatives of religious communities, local groups, and individuals will be held to discuss children's rights, implementing joint actions to address needs of communities & finding more collaborative solutions

World Day of Prayer and Action for Children Expanded Conversation Circles in Porto Alegre

Wednesday, 20 November 2013

Expanded conversation circles with representatives of religious communities, local groups, and the House of Representatives will discuss children's rights, implementing joint actions to address the needs of communities, and hold an interfaith prayer.

World Day of Prayer and Action for Children Expanded Conversation Circles and Workshop in Cantino

Wednesday, 20 November 2013

Cantino: Conversation circles with representatives of religious communities and the town will be held to discuss children's rights, implementing joint actions to address the needs of communities. A workshop for families will be held.

World Day of Prayer and Action for Children Expanded Conversation Circles in Sao Paolo

Wednesday, 20 November 2013

Sao Paolo: Conversation circles with representatives of religious communities and local groups will be held to discuss children's rights, implementing joint actions to address the needs of communities and finding more collaborative solutions.

World Day Celebrations and Interfaith Prayer in the Federal District

Saturday, 23 November 2013

Brasilia: Conversation circles on children's rights and youth celebration with activities, graffiti and craft workshops, nutritional counseling, and an interfaith prayer marks the World Day in Braslilia (D.F.).

World Day of Prayer and Action for Children Expanded Conversation Circles in Curitiba

Saturday, 23 November 2013

The largest of the Conversation Circles with representatives of religious communities, local groups, and government officials will be held to discuss children's rights, implementing joint actions to address the needs of communities.

Peace and Protection Movement

Saturday, 23 November 2013

A partnership between religious, secular and government agencies will meet to formalize and launch the Peace and Protection Movement aimed at promoting a culture of non violence and strengthening protection services for vulnerable children and families.

Cambodia

Religious Leaders Training Sessions to End Violence Against Children

Tuesday, 26 November 2013

120 Buddhist, Christian, Muslim and minority religious leaders from 24 provinces in Cambodia will attend a training session to create a common understanding of VAC, develop an action plan, devise messages to use in houses of worship.

Chile

World Day of Prayer and Action in Tome, Chile

Tuesday, 19 November 2013

World Day activities which included arts and crafts and a prayer took place between 19 and 21 November in a primary school. On 24 November, the pastor of the Covenant Church delivered a sermon on Gospel of Luke and church service for children.

World Day of Prayer and Action Observance in Chile

Saturday, 23 November 2013

World Day of Prayer and Action for Children observance in Chile. More details to come.

Dia de la Oracion

Saturday, 23 November 2013

El evento Día de la Oración será en Avenida Central #4504 Pedro Aguirre Cerda, Santiago,Chile el día 23 de noviembre en la Iglesia Bautista Lo valledor junto con niños en riesgo social.

Colombia

Non-Violence Training and Interfaith Prayer in Bogota, Colombia

Wednesday, 20 November 2013

In Bogota, there will be interfaith celebration and workshop for children with non-violent games, internet safety workshops, and a prayer. The event was attended by Buddhist and Christian faith groups.

UNFORGETTABLE DAY IN ISTMINA (JORNADA INOLVIDABLE EN ISTMINA)

Friday, 29 November 2013

In Istmina, Colombia, children from nearby town marched while playing music as part of a World Day celebration that marked an initiave to reduce violence against children in the community.

Cuba

Día Mundial de Oración y Acción por los niños y las niñas-Holguín

Wednesday, 20 November 2013

Celebration and Prayer at a Children's Hospital in Holguin which included prayer, entertainment, and skits by children.

Democratic Republic of Congo

World Day of Prayer and Action Celebration in Kinshasa

Wednesday, 06 November 2013

A workshop on education about children's rights was implemented as part of a nation- wide action plan to reduce domestic violence. Attendance from various Christian groups and 206 children with prayer and presentaions marked the occasion.

Dominica

Call to End Violence Against Children in Dominica

Wednesday, 20 November 2013

Government staff and NGOs will visit churches to encourage action against violence against children.

Dominican Republic

Interfaith Breakfast for the commitment of Religious Leaders to promote positive values and parenting

Wednesday, 20 November 2013

During the interfaith breakfast the national roadmap to end violence against children will be presented to the religious leaders by a representative of the national council for children.

Ecuador

World Day Forum in Quito

Saturday, 19 October 2013

Collaboration between Salesian University and local schools using LTLT for a forum and march in Quito with GNRC partners and local organizations to seek alternatives to end violence against children.

Children's Celebration in Quito, Ecuador

Saturday, 16 November 2013

The World Day was held onNovember 16 in the facilities of the Catholic private school "Providence." 400 children and 100 adults belonging to different faith communities participated in a march and celebration.

El Salvador

Pequeñas conmemoraciones DPAC

Wednesday, 20 November 2013

Pequeñas conmemoraciones son momentos significativos para celebrar DPAC en el lugar de trabajo de las entidades GNRC El Salvador.

Globos para la Paz

Friday, 29 November 2013

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.

France, Metropolitan

Journée de prière et d'action pour les enfants

Sunday, 24 November 2013
200 Attendees100 Adults100 Children

The International Catholique Child Bureau (BICE)will organize a festive afternoon and an ecumenical celebration. From the age of six to the age of 99. Free. Saint-Ignace church, Paris 6è arrondissement.

Grenada

Launch of Break the Silence end Child Abuse in Grenada

Wednesday, 20 November 2013

Launch of Break the Silence End Child abuse. More details to follow; your patience is appreciated.

Guatemala

World Day of Prayer and Action Celebration in Guatemala City

Wednesday, 20 November 2013

WDPAC celebration in Guatemala City

Guyana

World Day of Prayer and Action for Children in Guyana

Wednesday, 20 November 2013

More details to follow; your patience is appreciated.

India

Standing Up with One Million Indian Children

Wednesday, 13 November 2013

Shanti Ashram plans to reach up to one million children in 10 states to verify birth certificates, organize age appropriate immunizations, and introduce ethics education programs and child rights literacy campaigns.

Week for Holistic Welfare for Children—14 to 20 November 2013 in North 24 Parganas

Thursday, 14 November 2013

Through a series of rallies, seminars, and street dramas, the Week of Holistic Welfare for Children seeks to educate people on such issues as immunization, child trafficking, value of education, care and protection of children, and more.

Week for Holistic Welfare of Children—14 to 20 November 2013 in Murshidabad

Thursday, 14 November 2013

Through a series of rallies, seminars, and street dramas, the Week of Holistic Welfare for Children seeks to educate people on such issues as positive parenting, care and protection of children, immunization, special prayer, value of education, and more.

Week for Holistic Welfare of Children—14 to 20 November 2013 in Darjeeling

Thursday, 14 November 2013

Through a series of rallies, seminars, and street dramas, the Week of Holistic Welfare for Children seeks to educate people on such issues as positive parenting, care and protection of children, environmental awareness, and value of education.

Week for Holistic Welfare of Children—14 to 20 November 2013 in Uttar Dinajpur

Thursday, 14 November 2013

Through a series of rallies, seminars, and street dramas, the Week of Holistic Welfare for Children seeks to educate people on such issues as positive parenting, care and protection of children, and value education.

Week for Holistic Welfare of Children—14 to 20 November 2013 in Purulia

Thursday, 14 November 2013

Through a series of rallies, seminars, and street dramas, the Week of Holistic Welfare for Children seeks to educate people on such issues as positive parenting, care and protection of children, and value of education.

Week for Holistic Welfare of Children—14 to 20 November 2013 in Birbhum

Thursday, 14 November 2013

Through a series of rallies, seminars, and street dramas, the Week of Holistic Welfare for Children seeks to educate people on such issues as positive parenting, care and protection of children, and value education.

Week for Holistic Welfare of Children—14 to 20 November 2013 in West Midnapore

Thursday, 14 November 2013

Through a series of rallies, seminars, and street dramas, the Week of Holistic Welfare for Children seeks to educate people on such issues as positive parenting, care and protection of children, and value education.

Week for Holistic Welfare of Children—14 to 20 November 2013 in Hooghly

Thursday, 14 November 2013

Through a series of rallies, seminars, and street dramas, the Week of Holistic Welfare for Children seeks to educate people on such issues as positive parenting, care and protection of children, and value education.

Week for Holistic Welfare for Children—14 to 20 November 2013 in South 24 Parganas

Thursday, 14 November 2013

Through a series of rallies, seminars, and street dramas, the Week of Holistic Welfare for Children seeks to educate people on such issues as immunization, child trafficking, value of education, care and protection of children, and more.

Week for Holistic Welfare of Children—14 to 20 November 2013 in Kolkata

Thursday, 14 November 2013

Through a series of rallies, seminars, and street dramas, the Week of Holistic Welfare for Children seeks to educate people on such issues as immunization, child marriage, child trafficking, and environmental awareness.

Week for Holistic Welfare of Children—14 to 20 November 2013 in Nadia

Thursday, 14 November 2013

Through a series of rallies, seminars, and street dramas, the Week of Holistic Welfare for Children seeks to educate people on such issues as positive parenting, care and protection of children, immunization, and value of education.

Week for Holistic Welfare of Children—14 to 20 November 2013 in Malda

Thursday, 14 November 2013

Through a series of rallies, seminars, and street dramas, the Week of Holistic Welfare for Children seeks to educate people on such issues as positive parenting, care and protection of children, immunization, special prayer, and value of education.

Week for Holistic Welfare of Children—14 to 20 November 2013 in Jalpaiguri

Thursday, 14 November 2013

Through a series of rallies, seminars, and street dramas, the Week of Holistic Welfare for Children seeks to educate people on such issues as positive parenting, care and protection of children, child trafficking, and value education.

Week for Holistic Welfare of Children—14 to 20 November 2013 in Dashkin Dinajpur

Thursday, 14 November 2013

Through a series of rallies, seminars, and street dramas, the Week of Holistic Welfare for Children seeks to educate people on such issues as positive parenting, care and protection of children, and value education.

Week for Holistic Welfare of Children—14 to 20 November 2013 in Cooch Behar

Thursday, 14 November 2013

Through a series of rallies, seminars, and street dramas, the Week of Holistic Welfare for Children seeks to educate people on such issues as positive parenting, care and protection of children, and value education.

Week for Holistic Welfare of Children—14 to 20 November 2013 in Bankura

Thursday, 14 November 2013

Through a series of rallies, seminars, and street dramas, the Week of Holistic Welfare for Children seeks to educate people on such issues as positive parenting, care and protection of children, environmental awareness, and value of education.

Week for Holistic Welfare of Children—14 to 20 November 2013 in Burdwan

Thursday, 14 November 2013

Through a series of rallies, seminars, and street dramas, the Week of Holistic Welfare for Children seeks to educate people on such issues as positive parenting, care and protection of children, and value education.

Week for Holistic Welfare of Children—14 to 20 November 2013 in East Midnapore

Thursday, 14 November 2013

Through a series of rallies, seminars, and street dramas, the Week of Holistic Welfare for Children seeks to educate people on such issues as positive parenting, care and protection of children, and value education.

Week for Holistic Welfare of Children—14 to 20 November 2013 in Howrah

Thursday, 14 November 2013

Through a series of rallies, seminars, and street dramas, the Week of Holistic Welfare for Children seeks to educate people on such issues as positive parenting, care and protection of children, and value education.

Iran (Islamic Republic of)

Nationally Televised Discussion on Prevention of Violence Against Children

Wednesday, 20 November 2013

A series of nationally televised round table discussions focusing on child rights and the prevention of violence against children with religious leaders, policy makers, and field experts will air on Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting's station.

Israel

Day of Prayer and Action for Children in Israel: Ending Violence Against Children

Wednesday, 20 November 2013

Open House and GNRC Israel will host a range of activities with the theme of ending violence against children which will include workshops in 6 Arab – Jewish schools, a carnival, and fundraiser for a children’s department at the hospital in Ramla.

Jamaica

National Prayer for Children and Introduction on Positive Parenting Workshops

Wednesday, 20 November 2013

The Jamaica Council of Churches will appeal to church leaders to pray for children and focus sermons on positive parenting. Trainings of religious leasers to conduct workshops with parents to promote nonviolent discipline.

Japan

The World Day activities in Japan

Sunday, 24 November 2013

World Day activity in Tokyo, Japan

Kenya

Promoting a Non-Violent Childhood in Kenya (Isiolo)

Wednesday, 20 November 2013

WAMY Kenya, GNRC Africa members, children from WISCH, parents and community members participated in an open forum to address issues affecting children in marginalized communities such as FGM/C, child marriage, and positive parenting.

Well Building and Access to Water Initiative at the BroSis Integrated School

Wednesday, 20 November 2013

World Day Activities centered on upgrading two wells to provide ease- of- access to water for a local school supporting vulnerable children in a resource-poor community. A celebration was also held for children, families and community members.

ChemiChemi Project in Kiberia Slums

Saturday, 23 November 2013

Planned WDPAC activities with Chemichemi will include a talk on positive parenting, birth registration/ birth certificate info session, and child focused medical exams and treatment in the village of Soweto in Kiberia, one of the poorest in the region

Lebanon

Child Marriage in Lebanon and the Syrian Movement Conference

Wednesday, 20 November 2013

A discussion on child marriage relating to Syrian refugees movements into Lebanon with religious leaders and council members. The event will conclude with a common prayer.

The Dignity of Children Educational Meeting

Thursday, 21 November 2013

The GNRC and Annas Linnas Association will hold an educational meeting titled "The Dignity of Children" which will conclude with a prayer.

Catholic Mass and Prayer for Children

Sunday, 24 November 2013

The Annas Linnas Association in collaboration with Notre Dame hosted a Mass and a prayer for children.

Liberia

Presidential and Interfaith Call to Prayer Across Liberia

Wednesday, 20 November 2013

National radio stations will air the President's call for prayer at noon to end violence against children and churches will ring their bells and Mosques will sound the adhan (call to prayer). WIPNET will pray to stop violence against children.

Mauritania

Launch of the Child Rights Advocacy Programme and National Consultation on the Convention of the Rights of the Child

Friday, 22 November 2013

Launch of a comprehensive program focusing on the survival, development, protection and wellbeing of children sponsored by the Nat'l Forum for Child Rights and UNICEF. Friday prayers nation-wide will concentrate on children's rights.

Mauritius

Training of Educators & Parents on Positive Discipline and Positive Parenting

Saturday, 23 November 2013

On the 23rd November 2013, the Quran House shall conduct its first “Train the Trainer” course for about 15 teachers at their educational complex at Rose Hill. It's focus is on positive parenting methods.

Montserrat

Break the Silence: End Child Abuse in Montserrat

Wednesday, 20 November 2013

Break the Silence, End Child abuse activities the week of 18th November. More details to follow; your patience is appreciated.

Mozambique

Religious Guide to Child's Rights and Weekend Prayer Services for Peace for Children

Friday, 22 November 2013

Christian and Muslim religious groups w/ support from UNICEF are developing a guide on child rights related topics w/ info and messages from religious texts w/ actions to address issues. Weekend services to focus on prayer for children.

Namibia

World Day of Prayer and Action in Namibia

Wednesday, 20 November 2013

More details to follow; your patience is appreciated.

Nepal

Interfaith prayer and light ceremony

Thursday, 24 October 2013

Alliance for Peace, Education and Development Nepal (APED Nepal) organized Interfaith Prayer and Light Ceremony in Buddha Park in 24th October 2013.

World Day of Prayer and Action School Celebration in Kathmandu

Sunday, 17 November 2013

17, 18 Nov- lower secondary and higher secondary (13-18 yr olds) at least 25 schools participating in a celebration through peace club.

Conference for Children in Orphanages

Wednesday, 20 November 2013

Conference with students from orphanages and governmental children’s welfare society. Government has been asked to send 1-2 children from different orphanages from each of the 30- 40 districts. They will be educated on child rights and values using LTLT

Interfaith Discussion on Child Marriage

Friday, 22 November 2013

Shanti Sewa Ashram will host a discussion with religious leaders on ending child marriage and ending violence against children.

Creative workshop on violence against children

Friday, 29 November 2013

Alliance for Peace, Education and Development Nepal (APED Nepal) organized one day creative workshop on violence against children in coordination with Nepal Academy of Fine Arts on occasion of Day of Prayer and Action for Children.

Nigeria

World Day of Prayer and Action Celebration in Nigeria

Wednesday, 20 November 2013

More details to follow; your patience is appreciated.

Pakistan

Day of Prayer and Action for Children: “Stop Violence against Children”

Wednesday, 20 November 2013

Lectures on positive parenting and childcare for religious leaders, youth, parents, and educators on November 20th which will include plays and poems written by children on the theme of ending violence against children.

Palestine

Observation of World Day of Prayer and Action for Children in Occupied Palestine Territory

Wednesday, 20 November 2013

Interview w/ gov't officials stressed the importance of child rights protection, and the role of religious leaders in preventing violence against children. Ministries and UNICEF supported imam's broadcast in schools & sessions on violence against children

Panama

Adolescence without Violence Campaign

Thursday, 14 November 2013

Thanks to the support from UNICEF and the inter-religious platform in Panama, there will be a large scale celebration and tour with youth a religious leaders. Journalists will be sensitized to a new approach in reporting on youth.

Portugal

Stop Violence Against Children Youth Activity Day

Wednesday, 20 November 2013

On the 20 of November in various schools, schoolteachers and the CPCJ team will work with the children to educate them on child rights and stopping violence against children.

Strengthen the Family System Postive Parenting Project Workshop

Wednesday, 11 December 2013

Sponsored by CPCJ and Arigatou Int'l, educators, religious leaders,and professionals will meet to discuss positive parenting program.

Participação de Casal de Cambra

Friday, 20 December 2013

A chant and prayer for children at a local school.

Saint Kitts and Nevis

Church Services Address Violence Against Children in Saint Kitts and Nevis

Sunday, 24 November 2013

In St. Kitts and Nevis, on 24th of November all churches on the island will address violence against children in services as part of the on-going “Break the Silence: End Child Abuse” campaign.

Saint Lucia

Launch of "Break the Silence: End Violence Against Children in St. Lucia

Tuesday, 19 November 2013

Launch of Break the Silence, End Violence against children.

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Rally to End Violence Against Children

Wednesday, 20 November 2013

A rally will be organised by a local evangelical association to address violence against children.

Sierra Leone

World Day of Prayer and Action Celebration in Sierra Leone

Wednesday, 20 November 2013

More details to follow; your patience is appreciated.

Somalia

Ceremony for Signing of Islamic Fatwa Banning FGM/C

Friday, 15 November 2013

UNICEF with local government and religious partners attended an official ceremony for the signing of a religious Fatwa outlawing Female Genital Mutilation/ Circumcision (FGM/C)

Promoting a Non-Violent Childhood in Somaliland (Hargeisa)

Wednesday, 20 November 2013

WAMY Kenya, GNRC Africa members, children from selected peace clubs, interfaith groups, NGOs and CBOs members will endeavor to observe the World Day of Prayer and Action for Children in Isiolo, Kenya with special planned activities.

South Africa

World Day of Prayer and Action for Children 2013 - Improving the lives of Children around the world

Wednesday, 20 November 2013

Religions for Peace and info4africa, in partnership with Global Network of Religion for Children and the World Day of Prayer and Action for Children to host event in Durban, South Africa. The theme is Improving the Lives of Children around the World.

Swaziland

Capacity Building Meeting and Celebration to Address Violence Against Children

Wednesday, 20 November 2013

Eight faith- based groups to participate in capacity building meeting and a celebration to address violence against children and share info and lessons learned.

Tanzania

Climax Day Celebration for the World Day of Prayer and Action for Children

Wednesday, 20 November 2013

Culmination of 3 year campaign to end violence against children with interfaith prayer, workshops, peace march, presentations, donations, and launch of LTLT

Timor-Leste

Performances of "The Butterflie's Tongue" and the Importance of Education in Timor- Leste

Wednesday, 20 November 2013

The World Day in Timor- Leste was marked by a high- level debate, Catholic mass on violence against children, and performances of "The Butterflies' Tongue"which corresponded with the current educational situation in the country.

Turkey

“Müspet Ebeveynlik ve Aile Arabuluculuğu” | “Positive Parenting and Family Mediation”

Saturday, 07 December 2013

Seminar series on “Positive Parenting and Family Mediation” aims to expand idea of “dialogue” at schools with the help of families. In this respect Journalists and Writers Foundation Women’s Platform would like to transfer experiences of World Day of Pray

Turks and Caicos Islands

Prayer Vigil and Church Services in Honor of Children and Families

Sunday, 24 November 2013

Key messages on violence against children have been shared with their consituents during Sunday services. An island-wide Prayer Vigil will be organised to pray for children in abusive situations and their families.

United Kingdom

Festival for children and young people and public Vigil

Wednesday, 20 November 2013

A Festival for children and young people will take place at the Urdd Centre, Cardiff Bay, Wales to promote respect for children and highlight children's right to equal protection under the law.

United States

Universal Children's Day Celebration at 2013 NAEYC Annual Conference

Wednesday, 20 November 2013

Universal Children's Day Celebration at 2013 NAEYC Annual Conference November 20, 2013 4-5:30 p.m., plus table for duration of the conference, 11/20 - 11/23

Supporting Teen Mothers

Wednesday, 20 November 2013

World Day of Prayer and Action for Children church service supporting teen mothers and prevention of violence against children.

Family Matters: The ABCs of Starting and Managing a Family in Islam

Saturday, 23 November 2013

Islam is a social faith which places great emphasis on community. At the very bedrock of community is the family structure. The course will discuss guidelines of how to raise and respect children, and the rights children have in accordance with the faith

Virgin Islands

World Day of Prayer and Action Prayer Breakfast

Tuesday, 19 November 2013

In the Virgin Islands (UK) a prayer breakfast was organized on 19 November with attendance of religious leaders and children from the Joyce Samuel school.