United Nations

World AIDS Day

2018-11-27T15:15:52-04:00Tags: , , , , , , , , |

December 1 is World AIDS Day. This year, the United Nations (UN) is commemorating 30 years since the AIDS response began. Although significant progress has been made in the last three decades, there are still challenges to overcome. Information from the UN says there are 37 million people living with HIV around the

Violence Against Women

2019-01-15T11:19:35-04:00Tags: , , , , , , |

November 25 is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. “Violence against women continues to be an obstacle to achieving equality, development, peace as well as to the fulfillment of women and girls’ human rights,” says information from the United Nations (UN). Statistics show that 1 in 3 women

Universal Children’s Day

2018-11-13T16:37:44-04:00Tags: , , , , , , |

November 20 is Universal Children’s Day, which promotes international togetherness and improving the welfare of children worldwide. “Universal Children's Day offers each of us an inspirational entry-point to advocate, promote and celebrate children's rights, translating into dialogues and actions that will build a better world for children,” says information from the United

International Day of Peace

2018-09-18T14:54:58-04:00Tags: , , , , |

September 21 is the United Nations’ (UN) International Day of Peace. This day is “devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples,” says information from the UN. This year’s theme, “The Right to Peace,” also celebrates the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. We pray that peace

International Youth Day

2018-08-07T15:10:47-04:00Tags: , , , , |

August 12 is International Youth Day, which draws attention to the various challenges facing young people around the world today. This year, the United Nations is encouraging the international community to establish safe spaces for youth to participate in activities, learn and express their views. Please pray for CBM Field Staff Jeff