2017 International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression observed globally

The International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression is a United Nations observance each 4 June. It was established on 19 August 1982.The International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression celebrates the millions of individuals and organizations working to protect and preserve the rights of children. For example, the Global Movement for Children, with leadership from Nelson Mandela and Graca Machel, is an inspiring force for change that involves ordinary people and families worldwide more than 94 million people, calls for 10 positive actions to be taken to improve the lives of children.This day is a time for individuals and organizations all over the world to become aware of the impact of monstrosity of abuse, in all its forms, against children. It is also a time when organizations and individuals learn from or take part in awareness campaigns centered on protecting children’s rights.More than two million children killed in conflict in the last two decades.About 10 million child refugees cared for by the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR).In the Latin America and in the Caribbean region about 80 thousand children die annually from violence that breaks out within the family.

As a consequence millions of children, especially girls, continue to live and learn in an environment ruled by fear and abuse. The aim of the project is to create a safer environment at home and schools.especially girls, to protect themselves from violence, improving the quality of teaching, raising awareness of the damaging effects of violence on children, and lobbying for the government to improve and enforce policies and laws that can protect children from violence.through this project 25,000 children will be protected from violence in their schools and able to understand and defend their right to live a life free of violence both at home and at school.

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