How many CHILDREN'S DAYS should a child remember ? It's World Diabetes day too!!!
Posted November 13th, 2014
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Children's Day is recognized on various days in many places around the world, to honor children globally. It was first proclaimed by the World Conference for the Well-being of Children in 1925 and then established universally in 1954 to protect an "appropriate" day. Major global variants include a Universal Children's Day onNovember 20, by United Nations recommendation.

Children's Day is often celebrated on other days as well.International Day for Protection of Children, observed in many countries as Children's Day on June 1 since 1950, was established by the Women's International Democratic Federation on its congress in Moscow (22 November 1949). Children's day is celebrated on different days throughout the year in different countries. Below is the list of the countries with the dates on which they celebrate the children's day:

January 11 - Tunisia, Second Saturday of January - Thailand, First Sunday of March - New Zealand, March 17- Bangladesh, April 4 - Hong Kong Republic of China, April 5- Palestine, April 12 - Bolivia Haiti, Last Saturday of April - Colombia, April 23 - Turkey, April 24 - Zambia, April 30 - Mexico, May 5 - Japan and South Korea, Second Sunday of May - Spain, May 10 - Maldives, May 17 - Norway, May 27 - Nigeria, Fourth Sunday of May - Hungary.

June 1 - Albania, Angola, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Benin, Bulgaria, Bosnia, Herzegovina, People's Republic of China, Cambodia, Czech Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Estonia, Ethiopia, Ecuador, Georgia, Guinea-Bissau, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Macau, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nicaragua Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, São Tomé and Príncipe Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Yemen. June 2- North Korea, Second Sunday of June - United States of America.

July 1 - Pakistan, Third Sunday of July -  Cuba, Panama, Venezuela, July 23 - Indonesia, July 24 - Vanuatu.

First Sunday of August - Uruguay, August 16 - Paraguay,Third Sunday of August- Argentina Peru.

September 9 - Costa Rica, September 10 - Honduras,September 20 - Germany, October 1 - El Salvador, Guatemala, Sri Lanka, First Friday of October - Singapore, First Wednesday of October (Children’s Day recognition and assignation)Second Sunday of August (Children’s Day observance) - Chile.

October 8 - Iran, October 12 - Brazil, Fourth Saturday of October - Australia and Malaysia. First Saturday of November - South Africa, November 11 - Croatia,November 14 - India, November 20 -  Canada, Egypt, Finland, Ireland, Israel, Philippines, Sweden, Trinidad and Tobago, December 23 - South Sudan, Sudan, December 25 - Congo, Congo DR, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Chad, Central African Republic.

The world over the children's day is observed. It is observed for the Well-being of Children. Do we actually understand the relevance of the DAY, and keeping aside the man made strings of cast, creed, system, nationality, ethnicity or social status do anything about it ???


World Diabetes Day is the primary global awareness campaign of the diabetes mellitus world and is held onNovember 14 of each year. It was introduced in 1991 by the International Diabetes Federation and the World Health Organization in response to the alarming rise of diabetes around the world. World Diabetes Day is a campaign that features a new theme chosen by the International Diabetes Federation each year to address issues facing the global diabetes community. While the campaigns last the whole year, the day itself marks the birthday of Frederick Banting who, along with Charles Best, first conceived the idea which led to the discovery of insulin in 1922.

Each year, World Diabetes Day is centred on a theme related to diabetes. Topics covered have included diabetes and human rights, diabetes and lifestyle, diabetes and obesity, diabetes in the disadvantaged and the vulnerable, diabetes in children and adolescents. and talking about Diabetes.

Healthy Living and Diabetes is the World Diabetes Day theme for 2014-2016.

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