International Children’s Day observed on June 1 across the world, including Pakistan, US, UK, India. The day is meant to promote international fraternity and harmony among children from different backgrounds and nationalities.
One of the purposes of the day is to create awareness among children about their basic rights. The day will be celebrated in Bahawalpur in various schools. Different schools in the area are in the process of organising speech competition and programmes to mark the event.
The World Conference for the Well-being of Children in Geneva, Switzerland, proclaimed June 1 to be International Children’s Day in 1925. It is usually marked with speeches on children’s rights and wellbeing, and other events involving or dedicated to children.
A similar event, Universal Children’s Day, falls on 20 November. It was established by the United Nations in 1954 and aims to promote the welfare of children around the world.
Children’s Day is recognized on various days in many places around the world to honor children globally. It was first proclaimed by the World Conference for the Well-being of Children in 1925 and then established universally in 1954 to protect an “appropriate” day.
The International Day for Protection of Children is observed in many countries as Children’s Day on 1 June since 1950. It was established by the Women’s International Democratic Federation on its congress in Moscow (22 November 1949).
A kid only needs a hug to smile, attention to be happy and your affection to grow up.
Never hesitate in giving him all that he needs.
Happy International Children’s Day to your children.