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Rural kindergartens improved for children

Preschool children sleep in the central kindergarten of Xujia county in Rushan, East China’s Shandong province, on May 10, 2011.

A young girl's labor of love

Chen Rong, 11, has to share the housework and farm work with her parents who have difficulty in supporting the family due to physical disabilities. Chen says she will look after her parents for the rest of her life as "their hand and eyes".

Parents track down son missing for 19 years

A man recently tracked down his missing son, who had been gone for 19 years, and found he had been adopted by a couple in the United States.

Displaced child taken home by government

A displaced native child of the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region in Northwest China went back to the region's capital Urumqi on Monday evening as the first person to return home following the regional government's pledge in late April to bring back local children who are wandering in other parts of the country.


"Children's Day", as an event, is celebrated on various days in many places around the world, in particular to honor children. Major global variants include an International Children's Day on June 1 and a Universal Children's Day on November 20. Children's Day is often celebrated on other days as well.

The World Conference for the Well-being of Children in Geneva, Switzerland proclaimed June 1 to be International Children's Day in 1925. The holiday is celebrated on 1 June each year. It is usually marked with speeches on children's rights and wellbeing, children TV programs, parties, various actions involving or dedicated to children, families going out, etc.


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Free rein for dreams

Children's Day festivities for parents and kids

New dance for children's day

Children's fashion show for festival

Eco-friendly drawings for Children’s Day

Children’s Day events explore creativity

Yushu orphans visit Beijing for Children's Day

Students enhance military awareness

Deaf-mute children rehearses for their day

Martial arts demo for orphans

Paint my Children's Day

Disabled children celebrate their day

Xinjiang pupils celebrate Children's day

Countryside pupils celebrate Children's Day

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