On this day December 9, 1996, representatives of the movements of Children and Adolescents in Africa, Asia and Latin America met for the first time in the city of Kundapur, India to exchange experiences and proposals to enforce their rights. Ten years later, in October 2006 on the occasion of the Third World Meeting of Working Children and Youth in the city of Siena, Italy, they decided to take the 9 December of each year as a day to remember and reaffirm the struggle of millions of Children and young workers worldwide.

Learn more about MOLACNATS and the Movement of Working Children here.