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20/11/2016

LET’S PROTECT CHILDREN’S RIGHTS

LET’S PROTECT CHILDREN’S RIGHTS

  • LET’S PROTECT CHILDREN’S RIGHTS

POPE FRANCIS ASKED TODAY TO THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY TO PROTECT CHILDREN’S RIGHTS AND ENSURE THEIR ACCESS TO EDUCATION, ON THE OCCASION OF THE INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN’S RIGHTS DAY WHICH IS CELEBRATED ON NOVEMBER 20.

“;I appeal to everyone’s conscience, to institutions and families, so that children are always protected and their welfare is protected, so that they never fall into forms of slavery, recruitment into armed groups or mistreated”, he asked.
“;I hope that the international community remains vigilant over these lives, ensuring every child the right to a school education so that their growth is serene and they can look confidently to the future", he concluded.
The UN celebrates the International Children’s Rights Day on 20 November, when the UN adopted the Children’s Rights Declaration in 1959 and International Convention for Children’s Rights in 1989.

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