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Every year in November, people look for bargains on Black Friday. But did you know that the same day is also Buy Nothing Day?

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Children all around the world need adults to help them, to protect them and to teach them their rights. Do you know what the Rights of the Child are? Every year, 20 November is Universal Children’s Day, a chance for all of us to learn how we can help the youngest, most vulnerable members of our communities.

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World Kindness Day is celebrated on 13 November. How can we become happier by doing kind things for others? And how can we help the world by doing kind things for ourselves?

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The First World War ended on 11 November 1918. One hundred years later, it's time to remember the events of those dark days. How much do you know about this terrible but fascinating moment in history?

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Vegans argue that animal farming is not only cruel but also bad for the environment. World Vegan Day, on 1 November, puts the focus on the vegan way of life.

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World Mental Health Day, on 10 October, is a day to raise awareness of the effects mental illness has on millions of people’s lives across the world, and to help educate and inform us all.

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October 5 is World Teachers' Day. Find out which famous people want to say thank you to their school teachers for their success.

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Knowing how to read and write is a very important factor in most people’s lives. But some people never learn these skills. How can we make sure that everybody gets the opportunity to become literate?

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What risks do people face when they are in countries at war? And why are humanitarian workers a target for attacks? The UN's World Humanitarian Day puts the focus on these important questions.

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The horrific crime of human trafficking may be closer to you than you realise. The United Nations’ World Day against Trafficking in Persons takes place on 30 July each year. Find out more by reading this article.

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What do you know about chocolate? Learn about the history of chocolate and the interesting journey from cocoa bean to chocolate bar.

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Yoga is becoming more and more popular around the world. What exactly is it, where did it come from and what are the health benefits of doing yoga?

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Becoming a refugee is something that could happen to any of us. In this video, famous people from around the world talk about the importance of helping people who are escaping difficult situations.

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Did you know that every minute of the day 20 people leave their homes to escape war or terror? World Refugee Day is a day when we can support and celebrate the strength and courage of millions of refugees worldwide.

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World Oceans Day is a day to think about the extremely important role that the oceans play in all our lives, the dangers that are facing our oceans and the actions we can take to protect them.

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On World Environment Day people from countries all around the world come together to take action to defend our planet. Find out about some of the things people are doing to celebrate this special day.

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Many Europeans see the Eurovision Song Contest as the best show on Earth. And now, the rest of the world is starting to discover it too. What is so special about this annual song competition?

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Stephen works hard to make sure everything is perfect for Ashlie's birthday meal.