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HUMAN RIGHTS DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights Education, Child Rights Programs

By at December 10, 2015 | 8:20 am

HUMAN RIGHTS DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights Education, Child Rights Programs

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the United Nations and other organizations around the globe in honoring Human Rights Day. Celebrated each year on December 10, Human Rights Day commemorates the day in 1948 the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Fifty years ago, in the aftermath of World War II, the United Nations more...

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DAY OF THE GIRL: Salesian Missions Highlights Programs around the Globe that Empower Girls through Education, Opportunity

By at October 11, 2012 | 3:33 pm

DAY OF THE GIRL: Salesian Missions Highlights Programs around the Globe that Empower Girls through Education, Opportunity

(MissionNewswire) The first-ever International Day of the Girl Child was recognized on Oct. 11, 2012. Established to promote equal treatment and opportunities for girls, the International Day is an acknowledgment by the world community that there is a disparity in the way the rights of girls and boys are protected and promoted. The Day of the Girl was established by a more...

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