Nov 20: World Children's Day

Interesting facts about Celebrating Universal Children's Day


World Children's Day" was established by the United Nations in 1954 to promote international togetherness and awareness among children worldwide.


On this day, various events and activities are organized globally to advocate for children's rights, education, and well-being.


Over 2 billion children reside on our planet today, making up about 27% of the global population.


According to UNICEF, approximately 152 million children worldwide are engaged in child labor, depriving them of their right to education and a safe childhood.


Celebrated in over 195 countries, Universal Children's Day serves as a reminder to protect children from violence, exploitation, and discrimination.


Access to quality education remains a crucial issue for children worldwide, with an estimated 258 million children and youth out of school.


Universal Children's Day also highlights the importance of immunization, as it is estimated that 1.5 million children under the age of five die each year due to vaccine-preventable diseases.


Child marriage remains a concern, with 12 million girls marrying before the age of 18 every year.


Children are powerful agents of change, as seen through the activism of young leaders such as Malala Yousafzai and Greta Thunberg.


By celebrating Universal Children's Day, we can inspire communities and governments to invest in children's futures, creating a better world for all.