Event Type: Observances
Event Name: Universal Children's Day
Event Description: UNICEF and partners will use the occasion of Universal Children’s Day to reinforce its work on the campaign #endviolence around the world. A new data report, produced by UNICEF partner Child Helpline International, will be launched showing that violence and abuse, neglect, depression, suicide, child trafficking and commercial exploitation are issues faced by millions of children on a daily basis.
UN Sponsor: United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
Activities: Also, the coinciding World Day of Prayer and Action will highlight three proven strategies to protect children from violence. Activities to place the spotlight on violence against children will take place at the European Parliament.
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