INTERNATIONAL DAYS

19 November 2017
The World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims

The Day has become an important tool in global efforts to reduce road casualties. It offers an opportunity for drawing attention to the scale of emotional and economic devastation caused by road crashes and for giving recognition to the suffering of road crash victims and the work of support and rescue services. Read More...

21 November 2017
World Television Day

In recognition of the increasing impact television has on decision-making by bringing world attention to conflicts and threats to peace and security and its potential role in sharpening the focus on other major issues, including economic and social issues, the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 21 November as World Television Day (through resolution 51/205of 17 December 1996). Read More...

21 November 2017
International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

UNiTE leads the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence campaign, which aims to raise public awareness and mobilize people everywhere to bring about change. Those 16 days go from 25th November to 10th December, which is Human Rights Day. The theme of the campaign for 2017 is “Leave no one behind: end violence against women and girls.” Read More...

29 November 2017
International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

In 1977, the General Assembly called for the annual observance of 29 November as the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People (resolution 32/40 B). On that day, in 1947, the Assembly adopted the resolution on the partition of Palestine (resolution 181 (II)) Read More...

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  • Bridging the gender divide in education – Safeena Husain

  • Maturkham’s Lady Tarzan – Jamuna Tudu

  • Transcending adversity to make history – Arunima Sinha

  • India’s first woman firefighter – Harshini Kanhekar

  • Making air taxies out of jet planes – Kanika Tekriwal

  • Rising from trauma – Laxmi Agarwal