World Day News
Liberia, on Wednesday (Nov 20), joined the rest of the world to commemorate the Universal Children's Day - the 24th anniversary of the UN Convention of the Rights of the Child - with President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf stating that four children were being raped daily in the country.
(Vatican Radio) As the world marks Universal Children's Day - the anniversary of the UN Convention of the Rights of the Child - UNICEF is urging a much stronger light be shone on the millions of children in every country and at every level of society who are victims of violence and abuse that continue to go unnoticed and under-reported.
NEWS RELEASE: Celebrating the 6th World Day, Religious and Secular Groups Band Together to Stop Violence against Children
New York, 20 November 2013 – The World Day of Prayer and Action for Children is celebrating today its sixth annual World Day by bringing together secular and faith-based organizations to work to stop violence against children. Over 90 activities have been organized in at least 50 countries thus far.
ROADTOWN Tortola BVI, November 20th, 2013 - The children of the Joyce Samuel Primary School received prayers for their safety and protection in observance of World Day for the Prevention of Child Abuse.
By Mahamisha Habib The citizen
Dar es Salaam.The Global Network for Religion and Children's (GNRC) is providing training for religious leaders, involving various organisations in an effort to combat violence against children.