World Day News
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.
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.
Kolkata, Nov. 19. . (ANS - Rome) - The International Day of the Rights of Children and Adolescents is celebrated all round the world tomorrow, 20 November. Since 2009, this day has also been designated World Day of Prayer and Action for the Children and Youth of the World. To mark the occasion, the Rector Major has sent a message in which he invites the whole Salesian Family to ''promote the right to education for all the children of the world as a tool to combat and prevent child marriage.''
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.
The challenges are enormous. In India, of the nearly 160 million children younger than six years old, too many are still affected by poverty, deprivation, violence, communicable diseases, gender discrimination and, at times, public apathy. Even the Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, referred to the problem of malnutrition as a matter of national shame.