December 13, 2016
The United Nations declared Universal Children’s Day to encourage societies to support the wellbeing of children. November 20th is the anniversary of the signing of Convention on the Rights of the Child, the most widely-signed human rights legislation in the history of the world. It is a month long event wherein awareness on Child Right’s through EQ workshops is provided in various schools and colleges around the world.
To support the United Nations’ goals for Universal Children’s Day, Manthan SVK, Social initiative of Divya Jyoti Jagrati Sansthan , providing Holistic Education to the Underprivileged children, celebrated Universal Children’s Day with SixSeconds organization on 10 Dec 2016 in a diverse yet edifying fervor.
The EQ (Emotional Quotient) workshop was taken up by the Certified Life Coach, Ms. Lata Singh Dasila from SixSeconds organization in order to enthuse awareness of the essential role that emotional intelligence plays in our children’s well-being, in our relationships with them; and in turn, in their capacity to make a positive difference in the world.
In this fun-filled interactive workshop, children gained awareness on:
35 Manthanites along with some Manthan Alumni’s attended this 2 hours’ workshop where they got awareness on three basic rights of children: Right to Education, Right to Play and Right to safety. Kids were involved in various activities to help children understand the concept in an interactive and collective approach of learning. In the end of the workshop, Children expressed their feelings by making emotions and writing feedbacks on coloured glue papers and pasting them on the “Tree of Life”.