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Today, 2 October, we celebrate the International Day of Non-Violence. This occasion reminds us that there are still millions of children out there who have been, and still continue to be affected by violence that comes in all forms. This day is dedicated to them, and to the parents, teachers, social workers, government officials, humanitarian workers and all others who work hard towards a future free of violence for children everywhere. (source: UNICEF Africa) ©UNICEF/NYHQ2012-0713/Holt

UNICEF Mozambique wishes a Happy International Workers' Day to all workers, specially the Mozambican workers. On this day we recognize the effort, dedication, sacrifice and endurance of every worker to the development of their country. And say NO TO CHILD LABOR.

Wednesday 2 October is the International Day of Non-Violence. "Non-violence is neither inert nor passive. It takes courage to stand up to those who use violence to enforce their will or beliefs. Read more of Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's message here: Image credit: Paulo Filgueiras/United Nations Photo

"There is one universal truth, applicable to all countries, cultures and communities: violence against women is never acceptable, never excusable, never tolerable." – UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon -- UNICEF Mozambique wishes a Happy Women’s Day to all those brave women out there, and to the men who support them. Together we can end violence against women.

Today (April 24th) is World Day For Animals in Laboratories. An International Event that commemorates the millions of animals who suffer in laboratories around the world. In 2011, over 3.7 million animals were used in UK experiments alone. #crueltyfree #animals #buav #crueltyfreeinternational #fightinganimaltesting

Ataturk teaching the children of Turkey the Latin alphabet, a statue in Istanbul.World Teachers' Day, held annually on October 5th since 1994, commemorates teachers’ organizations worldwide. Its aim is to mobilize support for teachers and to ensure that the needs of future generations will continue to be met by teachers.

The experience of the refugees who have made their way to Vermont in recent years has often been presented as a feel-good story in which a tolerant, benevolent community welcomes hardworking newcomers. Charlotte-based Ned Castle’s series of photos and testimonies at the Vermont Folklife Center

n 1947, the United Nations General Assembly declared 24 October, the anniversary of the Charter of the United Nations, as which "shall be devoted to making known to the peoples of the world the aims and achievements of the United Nations and to gaining their support for" its work.

Today we are celebrating the International Day of Peace. To those who seek peace, this is your day, and we are with you. "It is important to engage our children to have early notions of how to fight for peace, engage in social work and humanitarian aid. A child who grows up with strong values, become adults aware of their role in this world."

Today we celebrate the Universal Children’s Day. Did you know that by 2050 one in every three births will be African – as will also be almost one in every three children under the age of 18. For more information download