International Children’s Day 2021- This occasion is celebrated on 20th November all around the world. It is acknowledged to recognize the foundation of the coming future. Why is it important for banking aspirants? Its history with India can be a fruitful asset to your general awareness skills. Why does India celebrate it on 14th November? Why is it significant? Read the whole article to find out.
International Children’s Day 2021: Theme
United Nations provides a particular theme each year in order to promote awareness among children and adults in order ameliorate values amongst the children and to revamp their welfare. The theme for the year 2021 is ” Investing in our future means investing in our children”. Investing in your child’s better health, values and education can never lose its value.
History of World Children’s Day
>Dr Charles Leonard started this day by naming it Rose Day in the United Kingdom in the year 1857.
> The Republic of Turkey declared Children’s day as a national holiday in 1920.
>United Nations established “Universal Children’s Day” with a date of 20th November in the year 1954.
>United Nations General Assembly adopted the Declaration of the Rights of the Child on November 20, 1959, and on 20, November 1989 UN General Assembly adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
>Famously known as “Chacha Nehru”, Jawaharlal Nehru was a great advocate for children’s rights and worked towards an education structure where knowledge shall be accessible to all.
Therefore his birth anniversary is celebrated as “Children’s Day” i.e 14th November.
Significance of World Children’s Day
This day is observed worldwide in order to make children aware of their rights. Ensure proper healthcare facilities and basic education to all. Corroborate the child’s physical and mental wellbeing. Make adults realize their active role in the ward’s discipline and overall attitude.
In educational institutions, teachers put up programs and entertaining performances for the children.
International Children’s Day 2021: FAQs
Q. When is International Children’s Day observed?
Ans. 20th November is celebrated as International Children’s Day.
Q. When is Children’s Day observed in India?
Ans.14th November i.e the birth anniversary of Jawaharlal Nehru is celebrated as Children’s Day in India.
Q. When did United Nations declare 20th November as International Children’s Day?
Ans. United Nations established “Universal Children’s Day” in the year 1954.