Category Archives: International Days

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10 Facts on World Population Day 2017

Fact 1: In 1989, the Governing Council of the United Nations Development Programme recommended that 11 July be observed by the international community as World Population Day, a day to focus attention on the urgency and importance of population issues. … Continue reading

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Mother’s mother’s mother’s Day

One more Mothers’ Day comes and goes with the usual messages, reminders, stories, interviews with new moms and old, and the inevitable advertisements (you are precious to her, now give her something else that is precious….fade out to a stunning … Continue reading

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Every Day is Labour Day for Women !!

Today, 1st May is celebrated internationally as Labour Day. It is an annual holiday in many countries to celebrate the achievements of workers. http://time.com/3836834/may-day-labor-history/ Labour Day has its origins in the labour union movement, specifically the eight-hour day movement, which … Continue reading

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Don’t Safe Abortions contribute to World Health?

The World Health Day marks the creation of the World Health Organization (W.H.O). The W.H.O was established in 1948 to provide direction to global health policy to ensure quality healthcare for all. http://www.who.int/en/ The theme for World Health Day this … Continue reading

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V Day for Valentines as well as Victory over our own Bodies!- by Surabhi Shrivastava

Over the past month or so, my phone has been abuzz, almost every day, with Google alerts about news stories related to abortion. Surprisingly, most have been from mainstream (English language) Indian newspapers, either reporting about the filing of court … Continue reading

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