International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (25 November)

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The Shadow Pandemic Since the outbreak of COVID-19, emerging data and reports from those on the front lines, have shown that all types of violence against women and girls, particularly domestic violence, has intensified. This is the Shadow Pandemic growing amidst the COVID-19 crisis and we need a global collective effort to stop it. As… Continue reading International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (25 November)

International Men’s Day in the UK

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Welcome to International Men’s Day in the UK Former Prime Minister, Rt Hon Theresa May MP: “I recognised the important issues that this event seeks to highlight, including men’s health, male suicide rates and the underperformance of boys in schools, these are serious issues that must be addressed in a considered way.” International Men’s Day… Continue reading International Men’s Day in the UK

International Day of People With Disabilities

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2020 IDPWD THEME: “NOT ALL DISABILITIES ARE VISIBLE” On December 3 this year, during the annual celebration of people with disabilities, the 2020 theme ‘Not all Disabilities are Visible’ also focuses on spreading awareness and understanding of disabilities that are not immediately apparent, such as mental illness, chronic pain or fatigue, sight or hearing impairments,… Continue reading International Day of People With Disabilities

International Holocaust Remembrance Day

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International Holocaust Remembrance Day Every year around 27 January, UNESCO pays tribute to the memory of the victims of the Holocaust and reaffirms its unwavering commitment to counter antisemitism, racism, and other forms of intolerance that may lead to group-targeted violence. The date marks the anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi Concentration and Extermination Camp… Continue reading International Holocaust Remembrance Day