Female genital mutilation comprises all procedures that involve altering or injuring the female genitalia for non-medical reasons and is recognized internationally as a violation of the human rights of girls… Read More »International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation
In 2015 the General Assembly of the United Nations decided to establish an annual International Day to recognize the critical role women and girls play in science and technology. You… Read More »International Day of Women and Girls in Science
On 26 November 2007, the General Assembly of the United Nations declared that, starting from 2008, 20 February will be celebrated annually as the World Day of Social Justice. It… Read More »World Day of Social Justice
As the United Nations' website explains: Languages, with their complex implications for identity, communication, social integration, education and development, are of strategic importance for people and planet. Yet, due to… Read More »International Mother Language Day
Zero Discrimination Day is an opportunity to promote everyone’s right to live a dignified life free from discrimination regardless of their age, gender, sexuality, nationality, ethnicity, skin color, height, weight,… Read More »Zero Discrimination Day
Find our more about the Treaty here. The International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL) provides advocacy tools for campaigners, including multimedia resources, ICBL statements, partner resources, and the Landmine Monitor,… Read More »1999: International Treaty to Ban Landmines enters into force.
Find out more on the official United Nations website for the day here.
Pope Francis is making small but significant steps towards greater inclusion of women in decision making and leadership roles in the Church. He has amended Canon Law so that women… Read More »International Women’s Day