World Day 2011
World Day Celebrations in Brazil will take place in conjunction with the Day of Afro Consciousness (Dia da Conciencia Negra) the week of November 20th. Multiple public events will build awareness around the theme of violence against children.
Global Network of Religions for Children (GNRC) of Africa will hold celebrations of the World Day of Prayer and Action for Children in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
On November 17, 2011, religious leaders, representatives of different faith communities, civil society organizations and children gather to celebrate the World Day of Prayer and Action for Children (DPAC) in the Dominican Republic.
An observance of the World Day of Prayer and Action for Children organized by the UNICEF country office of Honduras.
In coincidence with Swami Vivekandanda's 150th birth anniversary and in honor of International Children's Day and the World Day of Prayer and Action for Children on November 20th, Global Week of Holistic Welfare of Children will be celebrated in Kolkata.
India's World Day Observance, through awareness programs and activities for children, will focus on the sub-themes of child protection and violence against girls. A resulting Week of Action will begin on the 14th and culminate on 20 Nov 2011.
Day of Prayer and Action for Children 2011 in INDIA will be conducted from 12th to 21st November 2011. The observances will include interfaith prayers with children, parenting workshops, school-centered campaigns, anemia screening, and shramadaan.
The Fisher Program, a collection of youth groups, in Jordan will continue with their 2-year Bag of Love program in observation of the World Day of Prayer and Action for Children this year.
Mashrek International School in Amman celebrated DPAC 2011 by organizing a full day of awareness-raising activities in the school and the local community. The celebration took place on 6th December 2011 and was organized and executed by students in grade
Teachers engaged children on the concept of Violence Against Children after which trees were planted in each school.
An observance of the World Day of Prayer and Action for Children organized by the UNICEF country office of Kenya. Activities include working with primary, and secondary schools on the issue of violence against children.
The Day of Prayer and Action for Children 2011 was commemorated at the Garissa Muslim Children’s Home (GMCH) with the participation of 300 children comprising some of the Orphaned children living in the Centre.
Kaptimbor Primary School within Kabarnet Town hosts over 300 children, many parents, religious and local leaders. Other than songs, poems and dancing, three main activities were implemented.
The Inter-Religious Council of Kenya in partnership with UNICEF has organised an interfaith prayer and action meeting for Children aimed at sensitizing the community and animating public discussion on birth registration and preventing early marriage.
"..The human person was created by God in unity of body and soul and is called upon to safeguard these. Every child is a gift to its brothers, sisters, parents and the entire family...
Inter-Religious Council of Kenya, part of the Religions for Peace (NY) network and UNICEF support proper upbringing and survival of children to ensures a solid community of believers and leaders for tomorrow.
Global Network of Religions for Children (GNRC) of Africa will hold celebrations of the World Day of Prayer and Action for Children in Liberia. Activities include interactive sessions on violence against children and bible quizzes.
World Day of Prayer and Action for Children 2011 will be celebrated in Nepal through an Interfaith Program that will focus on the theme of "Stop Violence Against Children".
200 children and teachers who are invited by PENN will join the 800 other children for ECD Festival and World Day of Prayer and Action for Children in order to celebrate the Universal Children's Day at Swimming Pool complex, Satdobato, Lalitpur, Nepal.
Interfaith workshop on violence against children
DPAC and APED Nepal are organizing an Art workshop for children with disabilities in honor of the World Day of Prayer and Action for Children. The children will create artwork and poems on the theme of violence against children.
APED Nepal is planning to hold a one day workshop on violence against children among Muslim community.
World Day observance in Nicaragua hosted by GNRC Latin America.
This event promotes awareness-raising on community based child protection work by Kafe Women's Association, a local NGO supported by Save the Children. Local children will present music, drama, poems and debate on the topic of violence against children.
Metro Manila children from Mindanao who have migrated due to the decades-long conflict make a call to the key players of the country's peace process to mainstream children's issues in the Peace Agenda and to end armed conflict in their generation.
World Day of Prayer and Action for Children 2011 will be celebrated in Romania through a workshop that will focus on the theme of "Stop Violence Against Children".
Radio programmes and community level discussions on and around 20 November will focus on violence against children and address positive discipline, child marriage and birth registration.
Global Network of Religions for Children (GNRC) of Africa will hold celebrations of the World Day of Prayer and Action for Children in Somalia.
World Day of Prayer and Action for Children celebrated in Mogadishu, Somalia
In conjunction with the Global Climate Change Conference hosted in Durban, the World Day of Prayer and Action for Children will pass through seven countries from Kenya to South Africa to join faith communities and religious leaders in activism.
World Day Prayer and Action for Children will be celebrated at a national "Deshodaya" in Galle. Over 500 community leaders, religious leaders and young people will participate to build awareness and generate solutions to end violence against children.
This main celebration of World Day of Prayer and Action for Children in Colombo will draw around 200 adults and 100 children from care homes, underprivileged schools, etc. Government officials, religious leaders and civil society leaders will also attend
Global Network of Religions for Children (GNRC) of Africa will hold celebrations of the World Day of Prayer and Action for Children in Tanzania.
In Timor-Leste, in partnership with Pastoral da Criança, a range of activities are planned including a Mass at Dili Cathedral led by the Bishop on the critical role of religious communities in protecting children from violence.
Random Acts of Good Deeds and Hillview College Break the Silence with a series of talks and presentations by students and a wall painting event in commemoration of Universal Children's Day and the Day of Prayer and Action for Children.
Friday 18th November 2011 • Morning Devotions at Schools highlighting “The Rights of a Child.” Teachers are encouraged to include the theme “Stop Violence against Children” by talking about ways & places/environments where children experience violence.
This panel will discuss principles of positive parenting, its relationship to child development, and will identify ways in which positive parenting can prevent or reduce violence against children. The panel will also highlight the role of the World Day.
Commemoration of the World Day at the New Harvest Church in Knoxville in Tennessee.
Activities for the World Day of Prayer and Action for Children with support from UNICEF.