Children’s Day' on November 20 serves as a way to promote children's welfare and international togetherness across the world. Also Read: From PPF to Real Estate, 8 Investment options you can choose from, for your child To mark the celebration of the day, iconic structures like Rashtrapati Bhawan were lit up in blue in India and across the world on Sunday. The day is dedicated to the children and is aimed at spreading awareness around children rights and improving their welfare.
The day is celebrated annually on November 20 as a remembrance of the Declaration of the Rights of the Child by the UN General Assembly on the same day on 1959. Here are all the details about the day. Also Read: HDFC Mutual Fund captures the unbreakable bond on Children's Day The day was first observed as Universal Children's Day in 1954.
Now, it is celebrated every year on November 20, for the promotion of international brotherhood, awareness about child welfare and their rights. Also Read: Want to start investing for your kid? 3 factors you must keep in mind On this day, United Nations General Assembly adopted the Declaration of the Rights of the Child. On the same day, the UNGA adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
After 1990, the day also marks the anniversary of the date when the UNGA passed both the declaration and the Convention on children's rights. The World Children's Day serves as an opportunity for people in all professions to raise awareness about child rights and their welfare. It brings an opportunity to delve deep into small choices people can make for the younger generation.Read more on livemint.com