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Children's Day Special

Here are some lessons that schools and parents can teach their kids

Every year November 14 is celebrated as Children’s Day in India in the memory of the first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, who was born on this day in 1889. The festival is celebrated globally on different dates, for example in the UK, the event is celebrated on May 12 and in Japan it is celebrated on May 5. On this day, most themes, ideas and campaigns focus on the rights of children in relation to the environment. For example, in the UK, the National Children Day this year focuses on healthy childhood. Likewise, UNICEF theme for Children’s Day in 2018 was #GoBlue – focusing on children’s rights and acknowledging that these rights are non-negotiable. So, if you are wondering what could be a relevant theme for Children’s Day in India, click here to read more.

The original article appeared in Education Times Online Edition on November 14, 2019

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