World Youth Skills Day

An United Nations innitiative. World Youth Skills Day 2020 will take place in a challenging context. The COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown measures have led to the worldwide closure of technical and vocational education and training (TVET) institutions, threatening the continuity of skills development. The importance of developing skilled youth is at the core of this […]

International Equal Pay Day

ABOUT EQUAL PAY DAY an innitiative by BPW Business & Professional Women International. The Equal Pay Day calls attention to the severe gender pay gap and symbolizes the day women start to earn, whereas men already earn their wages since January 1 of a given year (based on the assumption that both women and men […]

National Inclusion Week

National Inclusion Week is an essential celebration of diversity, promoting the importance of equality in the workplace. With understanding and acceptance, a more inclusive society will allow everyone to be the best versions of themselves, empowering minority groups to share their unique and valuable perspectives. Inclusion Week 2021 will take place from 27 September – 3 October. […]

International Day of Older Persons

How do People Celebrate? The day is a special one for older people and senior citizens around the world. The celebration of International Day of Older Persons is done to create awareness and empathy regarding the well being of the elderly. People usually celebrate the day by spending time with their grandparents, visiting old age […]

Bullying Prevention Awareness month

October in National Bullying Prevention Month, a time to focus and raise awareness on bullying. National Bullying Prevention Month is a campaign in the United States founded in 2006 by PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center. The campaign is held during the month of October and unites communities worldwide to educate and raise awareness of bullying prevention. […]

National Coming Out Day

National Coming Out Day (NCOD) is an annual LGBT awareness day observed on October 11, to support lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, pansexual, and more (LGBT) people (and sometimes other groups typically grouped within the LGBT community) to “come out of the closet”.First celebrated in the United States in 1988, the initial idea was grounded in […]

International Day of Rural Women

This year on International Day of Rural Women (15 October), we’re celebrating the vital role that rural women play in climate action with a spotlight on “Rural women and girls building resilience” theme. As the world faces an increasingly critical need to address climate change, the important impact that rural women and girls have on […]

Multicultural Diversity Day

October 18, 2021 (every third Monday in October) is Multicultural Diversity Day, a national day created by Cleorah Scruggs, a fourth-grade teacher in Flint, Michigan, the day was adopted as a national event by the NEA’s 1993 Representative Assembly to “increase awareness of the tremendous need to celebrate our diversity collectively.”

National Mentoring Day

National Mentoring Day was launched to celebrate mentoring with a key focus on recognising excellence and raising awareness on the significant benefits of mentoring to encourage more people to get involved in mentoring. Taking place on the 27th October each year, or the first Monday after if it falls on a weekend, the day encourages events to […]