International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression is aimed at preserving children’s lives. On this day, people share information about violence against children as widely as possible. They are talking about psychological, moral, military, sexual, and emotional forms of abuse, making millions of children around the world suffer.
This is an international event, celebrated not only in America. Its main goal is to inform the public about terrible cases of abuse and work towards preventing it. The first International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression, started by the UN, was held in 1982. They were driven by the number of children victims during the war in Lebanon. This number was really shocking, and it was impossible to stay indifferent.
Soon, the Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression acquired an international character. Various organizations whose activities are related to protecting the rights and lives of children joined in. Volunteers informed the public about children and teenagers suffering from violence. They called on the authorities to make babies’ lives safe and happy. Also, child abuse is regularly raised at the UN.
Child abuse is one of the most complex issues facing any country.
- A shocking number of babies die in military conflicts.
- No less shocking is the number suffering because of family conflicts.
- The UN announced its plans to reduce the number of little ones suffering from violence to zero by 2030.
How to take part
Try to inform the public about suffering children. To do this, you can print information booklets and publish on social networks. Call on your friends to join a flash mob to stop child abuse. Reach out to volunteers and donate to improve the well-being of little ones.
When is International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression celebrated in 2024?
International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression is observed on June 4 each year.