ALL FOR CHILDREN
Arigatou International works with people from diverse religious and cultural backgrounds to promote children’s rights and well-being at all levels — from the grassroots to the global.
Statement from Arigatou International on the Escalating Armed Conflict in Ukraine
Gravely concerned about the 7.5 million children affected by the escalation of violence and armed conflict in Ukraine, we at Arigatou International call for, and pray for, an immediate cessation of all military aggression, and for the quick provision of aid and assistance to all civilians, especially women and children and their families. We support the UN Secretary General’s call for an immediate cessation of hostilities to protect children from violence and the violation of their rights, and a return to bilateral negotiations for a peaceful resolution of the conflict…
April 1, 2020 – March 31, 2021
Read about our latest endeavors to empower children all across the world as we address the COVID-19 pandemic, launch the Children’s Solutions Lab, the SDGs Academy for Children, a virtual exhibition of children’s multimedia artworks about their experience with the pandemic, and provide resources to help families and leaders in their communities.
75th Anniversary of the United Nations
To highlight the spirit of the United Nations, the Multi-Faith Advisory Council to the United Nations Interagency Task Force on Religion and Development commemorated the 75th anniversary by producing an interfaith video, Together for Humanity – Faith in the United Nations.
Advocating for Children's Rights and Well-Being
The Advocacy Guide and Companion Toolkit have been jointly developed by the Prayer and Action for Children and Global Network of Religions for Children initiatives of Arigatou International.
Faith and Children’s Rights:
A Multi-Religious Study on the Convention on the Rights of the Child
Arigatou International developed Faith and Children’s Rights: A Multi-religious Study on the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) to mark the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the CRC in 2019.
Faith in Action for Children:
Our Response to the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Children and Youth
Access our resources for religious communities, parents, caregivers, and children responding to COVID-19.
Learn about the Global Week of Faith in Action for Children: Multigenerational & Interfaith Dialogue
*While you can visit this exhibition using any device, for the full 3D experience we recommend accessing through a computer.
Faith in Action for Children
Take a tour through the halls of our 3D exhibition* full of voices of children and adults about the impact of COVID-19 in the lives of children and learn what we can do together.
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All for Children
All for Children sums up our hopes and dreams and the partnerships we seek to build. All that we do, we do for children… and we work at it with all of our heart, because children deserve nothing less. We believe that all people share in a universal calling to care for all the children of our world, so all of the tools and approaches we offer are designed to bring people together—in all their wonderous diversity—to build a better world for children.
Our Global Initiatives
Global Network of Religions for Children
A global-scale interfaith network of organizations and individuals specifically dedicated to securing the rights and well-being of children everywhere, envisioning a world where every child survives and thrives
Advancing values-based education for children with a transformative approach to interfaith and intercultural learning, placing children at the heart of all that we do and how we do it
Prayer and Action
Bringing together diverse religious leaders and faith communities to influence and advocate for the policy, social, and behavioral changes needed to end violence against children
End Child Poverty
Building a world free of child poverty by addressing both the human and structural root causes of poverty through theological reflection and action, advocacy and knowledge-sharing, and grassroots action to assist children in poverty