International Child Protection Day Quick Facts
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International Child Protection Day Brief
Children's Day is a commemoration celebrated annually in honor of children, whose observatory date varies by country. In 1925, International Children's Day was declared for the first time in Geneva during the World Conference on Child Welfare. Since 1950, it is celebrated on 1 June after most communist and communist countries. World Children's Day is celebrated on 20 November to commemorate the declaration of the rights of the child by the United Nations General Assembly on 20 November 1959.
International Child Protection Day History
International Child Defense Day was First celebrated in Russia in 1949. Its decision was taken at a special meeting of the International Democratic Union of Women in Moscow. On 01 June 1950, 'International Child Defense Day' was celebrated for the first time in 51 countries around the world.
International Child Protection Day Objective
Its Purpose is to draw public attention to the need to protect the rights of children. On this day in Russia, people's attention is especially drawn to the problems of orphans, disabled and poor children. Children are given gifts and special functions are organized for them.
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Various competitions are organized in Moscow, the capital of Russia, in which prizes are distributed to children. Dance-music programs are also held as well as various exhibitions and informative programs are also organized.
Since 2007, on the 'International Day of Child Protection', the Kremlin's Grand Church has a ceremonial parade of cavalry and foot guards for Moscow school students, attended by soldiers from the presidential regiment. In 2013 teenage students from the Kremlin Equestrian School also participated in the ceremony.