Human Rights Day

The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence started on¬†November 25th with the UN’s International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and ends today, Human Rights Day. Over the last 16 days, the¬†UNiTE to End Violence against Women...

International Youth Day and the Rio Olympics

The 12th of August is observed worldwide as International Youth Day. Set up by the UN in 2000, International Youth Day aims to draw attention to the cultural and legal issues experienced by young people across the globe. Themed by the UN, the title of this...

World Refugee Day

  Refugees are people like anyone else, like you and me. They led ordinary lives before becoming displaced, and their biggest dream is to be able to love normally again. On this World Refugee Day, let us recall our common humanity, celebrate tolerance and...

Universal Children’s Day

Once upon a time there was a little girl. She was born into a family who loved her and watched her grow with delight. She spent her time running around, falling over, fighting with her siblings, playing with her friends, making up with her siblings, fighting with her...

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