Girl in classroom in Zanzibar.jpgFirst established in 1991 as a commemoration to the thousands of black children shot down in protest to receiving inferior education in South Africa, June 16 is Day of the African Child. The day focuses on raising awareness for the situation of children in African, and on the need for continuing improvement in education. ​

You could use the day to learn more about the value of education on child health and the value of child health on education​ in Africa. ​​​