International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression

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2020 Date4 June 2020
2021 Date4 June 2021
International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression

International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression History

The International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression was proclaimed by the United Nations General assembly on August 19th of 1982. The observance recognizes the pain that many children suffer during times of war. The UN affirms that during wars, the most vulnerable are always the ones who suffer the most. Children are victims of physical violence, abduction, sexual harassment, and even murder. The United Nations states that they are committed to defend the rights of all children. The International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression occurs yearly on June 4th.

International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression Facts & Quotes

  • Children need peace and protection at all times. The rules of war prohibit the unlawful targeting of civilians, attacks on schools or hospitals, the use, recruitment and unlawful detention of children, and the denial of humanitarian assistance. When conflicts break out, these rules need to be respected and those who break them need to be held to account. Enough is enough. Stop attacks on children. UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta H. Fore

International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression - References and Related Sites

UN: International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression

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