It’s story time! Hear our stories of inclusion 😊.
Regardless of gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or other status, every child and young person deserves to feel celebrated, and has the right to be included and protected against all forms of discrimination.
World Children’s Day is UNICEF’s global day of action for children, by children, marking the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) on November 20. This year, UNICEF is promoting a positive message of equality and inclusion - regardless of gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or other status, every child and young person deserves to feel celebrated, and has the right to be included and protected against all forms of discrimination.
Children and young people are raising their voices on the issues that matter to their generation and calling for adults to create a better future for them. UNICEF India invited children and youth to join this conversation, standing up for a more equal, inclusive world. What will you do?
As a young person, Aditi Sahi wants to advocate for making subtle yet powerful changes in our day-to-day life to become more inclusive and appreciative of the diversity around us.
Deon spoke to children and found out that Education 📘 is the most important need of the hour, but sports 🏑, outdoor activities 🏊 are vital for a healthy mind and body.
Neha made a little girl feel more valued and included in learning spaces. What are those little, magical things or actions which make a difference to your life.
Most LGBTQ people hide who they are at work. Inclusion is the first step of acceptance. This is what helped Samraddhi feel accepted at the workplace.
Anamika Kumari from Jharkhand shares her story of inclusion and courage.
Climate champion Megal from Maharashtra shares how she felt included in her fight against climate change 💙. Young people across the world are taking action to spark change! Today and every day, let’s stand with their tireless efforts to make the planet livable.
Daljit from Gandhinagar, Gujarat recently learnt makeup has no gender 😊 in one of his consumer behavior studies at college.
Have you walked five kilometers to study and still been criticized? Despite all odds and criticism, Maya from Rajasthan is the first female pursuing graduation from her village. Share your views on how gender inequality can be tackled when it comes to education.
Jayanna has experienced discrimination in school and other places. A life free of discrimination and deprivation is possible for every child. Here’s his story of inclusion.
This is how a stranger named Nishant became Boris’s best friend and made all the difference in his life.
It can be hard when you don’t get heard!!!
With grit and determination, see how Laxmi Jha from Jharkhand ensured her voice was heard.
Watch Shahid Ansari, sharing how a few words of kindness and actions helped him feel included💙. Let's recommit ourselves to creating a world where every child and young person feels included.
College was much more than a place of study for Amita. Watch how Amita felt accepted and included in her college.
Friends are lifelines for children like Dhrumi from Gujarat. All it took was smiles 😊 and small actions of kindness from her dear friends to feel included.
This is how newbie Vaidehi felt included and accepted in her college amongst seniors and teachers.
Girls or boys deserves to be treated equally or celebrated. Arbaz’s voice is loud and clear, “every child has the right to be included in and protected against all forms of discrimination”.
“Running a business and sitting in a shop requires intelligence and courage and that has no gender,” are the golden words that made all the difference for Sandhiya. This is the story of Sandhiya from Assam and her determination to be a champion in all that she does. She dreams of a world in which we are united, and everybody feels included 😊.