World Day for Prevention of Child Abuse

What is World Day?

World Day for Prevention of Child Abuse was organized by Women’s World Summit Foundation and sponsored by the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees and the UN Special Rapporteur on the Sale of Children Child Prostitution and Child Pornography. It is a Day to be commemorated every November 19th in synergy with the anniversary of the International Day for the rights of the child (November 20 th) the day the Convention on the Rights of the Child was ratified in 1989. This day has as its objective to be a rallying point around the issue of child abuse and the need for urgent effective prevention programs.