NAIROBI: 21st November, 2023.
Nairobi County celebrates World Children’s Day at Kariokor Social Hall.
Chief Officer for Social Services Mr. George Mutiso led the celebrations to mark the World Children’s Day at Kariokor Social Hall. The theme for this year being “ For Every Child, Every Right”
World Children’s Day 2023 is a global observance dedicated to promoting children’s rights and well-being. On this day, nations and communities worldwide come together to raise awareness about the challenges faced by children and the importance of ensuring their fundamental rights. Events, activities, and campaigns are organized to advocate for quality education, healthcare, and protection for every child. It serves as a reminder that investing in the future of children is crucial for building a better and more equitable world.
Speaking during the event the Chief Officer said “This is a day dedicated to recognizing the rights of every child and acknowledging the importance of their well-being, education, and protection. In a world filled with challenges, it is crucial that we unite to create an environment where every child can thrive. Education stands as a powerful tool to break the chains of poverty and ignorance. As we commemorate this day, let us renew our commitment to ensuring that every child, regardless of their background has access to quality education. As we gather to celebrate World Children’s Day, we reflect upon the future that lies in the hands of the youngest members of our global community.”
Mr. Mutiso emphasized on the significance of safeguarding the rights of children. He said that every child deserves to grow up in a safe and nurturing environment, free from violence, exploitation, and discrimination. It is our collective responsibility to create societies where the rights of children are not only acknowledged but actively protected.
As we celebrate World Children’s Day, let us remember that investing in the well-being and education of our children is an investment in the future of humanity. Their dreams, aspirations, and potential should be fostered, allowing them to become the architects of positive change in our world.
Together, let us strive to build a future where every child’s right to play, learn, and grow is not just a declaration but a reality.” added Mutiso.
Mutiso Said Governor Sakaja’s Administration is committed to providing quality education for every child in the City. “ Education stands as a cornerstone for a child’s success and a key to breaking the cycle of poverty. Let us commit to providing quality education that is accessible to all, irrespective of socio-economic backgrounds or geographical locations. Investing in education is an investment in the future of our planet, we must ensure the safety and protection of children from violence, exploitation, and discrimination. By fostering environments that prioritize their well-being, we can create a world where children can grow up without fear, knowing that their rights are upheld and their voices are heard.” Said the Chief Officer.
In our interconnected world, collaboration is paramount. Governments governmental organizations, communities, and individuals must work hand in hand to create a nurturing and supportive environment for every child. By promoting inclusivity and understanding, we can break down barriers that hinder the realization of a truly equitable society. Let World Children’s Day serve as a reminder that the well-being of our children is a reflection of the health of our community. Together, let us strive to create a world where every child’s potential is recognized, nurtured, and celebrated, ensuring that they have the opportunity to shape a better, more compassionate future for us all.