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November 20, 2020

World Children's Day

“Promote respect for the rights of the child”

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31 years ago, on November 20, 1989, world leaders made a historic commitment to children around the world by adopting the Convention on the Rights of the Child , which serves as an international agreement.


World Children's Day offers each and every one of us a unique opportunity to raise awareness about, promote and highlight children's rights, but also to turn this date into action. for children everywhere.

This year, as part of its Online Gift Market, WIZO has decided to help women victims of domestic violence, and is committed to donating all of the funds raised to this project.

However today, November 20, we wish to highlight statistics which evidence the damaging effects, on children, of direct or indirect exposure to this violence ...

Statistics from the WIZO Domestic Violence Report 2017:

In addition to this, you need to know more about it.

  • 17 women were murdered by their husbands / partners or a member of their family.

  • 12,000 women are treated for abuse in centers for battered women across Israel.

  • 500,000 children have been exposed to violence (less than 0.5% of them are treated).

  • Of the 103 centers for the treatment and prevention of domestic violence, only 20 have educators.

  • About 1,500 babies arrive in the world in a violent reality.

  • One in three children (37%) has been exposed to or experienced violence in the home.

  • 987 children are treated in centers for the prevention of violence.

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