World Children’s Day
It’s time for everyone to listen to children and young people, everywhere!
It’s World Children’s Day, celebrated on 20 November each year to advocate, promote and celebrate children’s rights, translating into dialogues and actions that will build a better world for children.
Rights of the Child in Sport are proclaimed in the Panathlon International Charter.
All children have the right:
✅ to practise sports
✅ to enjoy themselves and to play
✅ to live in a healthy environment
✅ to be treated with dignity
✅ to be trained and coached by competent people
✅ to take part in training that is adapted to their age, individual rhythm and competence
✅ to match themselves against children of the same level in a suitable competition
✅ to practise sport in safe conditions
✅ to rest
✅ to have the opportunity to become a champion, or not to be a champion
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