Sri Lanka Philatelic Bureau of the department of Posts has issued a new postage stamp in the denomination of Rs.10.00 to commemorate the World Children's Day 2017 on 1st October 2017.
|Date of Issue:||1st October 2017|
|Denomination:||Rs.10.00||StampDesigner:||Mr. P. Isuru Chathuranga|
|First Day Cover by :||J.K YasasiHansina
|Catalogue No.||Rs.10.00 – CSL2252|
|Stamp Size :||30mm x 41mm
|Sheet Composition:||20 stamps per sheet|
The theme of this year children's day is "Lead children to their wonder – along the path of love and affection". The focus for this year would be on ending violence against children.
Agenda 2030 calls for all countries and all stakeholders to come together in a collaborative partnership to deliver sustainable development to all especially the most vulnerable.
The theme of ending violence against children will be addressed by building political will to achieve the SDG's, working together with partners to accelerate action to tackle violence that children face, and strengthening collaboration with civil society and other stakeholder towards achieving the end of violence goal.
The seven strategies for ending violence against children will be implementation and enforcement of laws; Norms and values; Safe environments; Parent and caregiver support, income and economic strengthening; Response and support services; Education and life skills.
This stamp was developed to reflect the vision of the Global Partnership to End Violence Against children a world in which every child grows up free form violence.
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