Universal Children's Day is celebrated on 20 November. At the same time, In India this day has been marked as Child Rights Day. The purpose behind celebrating this day is to make children aware of their rights. Every year on 20 November, a National Assembly is organized by the National Commission for the Protection of Children's Rights.
What are Child Rights
The declaration of child rights was made in the year 1959 but accepted on 20 November 2007. Right to life in child rights, food nutrition, health, development, education, identity, name, nationality, family, entertainment, including misbehavior, protection and the illegal trade of children. A constitutional body or commission was created by the Government of India in March 2007 for the National Child Rights Protection to promote the care and protection of children.
On this day organizations, government departments, government of India, civil society groups and NGOs organize many programs. So that children can be well taken care of, there is no misconduct with them, they can be kept safe, they can get proper education, along with this they can get entertainment, happiness and learning. This is also the main purpose of celebrating this day.
Respect for Child Rights
Children's Rights Day is celebrated every year in India to honor and ensure the rights of children. At the same time it is also ensured that the rights, rules, laws and goals of children are followed. Its purpose is also to spread the rights of children to all and promote the rights throughout the country. Along with this, the parents of children below 18 years of age can also be made aware, the society should constantly work to strengthen the rights of children and to implement a new child rights policy for the children of weaker sections and implement it.