Resource Book on Child Rights and Child Protection Issues Released

Resource Book on Child Rights and Child Protection Issues Released

The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) in India has partnered with UNICEF India to publish a Resource Book that will serve as a ready reference for all the stakeholders dealing with child rights and child protection issues. The book defines the roles of the Commissions with their…
Creative Competition for Promotion of Child Rights in India

Creative Competition for Promotion of Child Rights in India

The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) is organising an All India Short Film, Still Photograph, and Poster Competition for promoting child rights in the country. The Commission has invited entries from film makers, producers, artists and individuals who are Indian citizens of above 18 years of age.…
Over 17,000 Children Participate in Kids for Human Rights Contest

Over 17,000 Children Participate in Kids for Human Rights Contest

Kids for Human Rights Contest More than 17,000 children from around the globe have drawn pictures depicting their passion for human rights in an international art competition honoring the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. These children - from 71 different countries - submitted drawings to the…
Sign the Petition to Protect the Rights of Children #GoBlue

Sign the Petition to Protect the Rights of Children #GoBlue

Sign the Petition to Protect the Rights of Children #GoBlue According to UNICEF, children have their rights denied every single day. UNICEF says it wants to build a world where every child is in school and learning, safe from harm, and able to fulfill their potential. It invites people to…
Universal Children’s Day: Protect the Rights of Every Child

Universal Children’s Day: Protect the Rights of Every Child

“Universal Children’s Day is more than a day to celebrate children everywhere. It is an annual opportunity to recommit ourselves to protecting the rights of every child,” said UNICEF executive director Anthony Lake today. United Nations Universal Children’s Day was established in 1954 and is celebrated on 20 November each…
Top Writers Write Short Stories for Children’s Rights

Top Writers Write Short Stories for Children’s Rights

Over 200 prominent writers including novelists, playwrights and poets, have joined a global literary campaign this week, penning ‘tiny stories’ of around seven lines each to highlight Universal Children’s Day and the injustice so many of the world’s poorest and most disadvantaged children still face. The short story series kicks…
UN Human Rights Youth Advisory Board Launched

UN Human Rights Youth Advisory Board Launched

A newly launched UN Human Rights Youth Advisory Board aims to empower and mobilize young people to stand up for their human rights.  “The establishment of the Youth Advisory Board marks the first such initiative by UN Human Rights at the global level,” said Imma Guerras-Delgado, Coordinator of the UN…