International Day of Families: 15 May

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International Day of Families: 15 May

The International Day of Families is observed on the 15th of May every year. The Day aims to discuss the importance of 'families, education and wellbeing', ‘knowledge and skills needed to promote su

About This Campaign

Although families all over the world have transformed greatly over the past decades in terms of their structure and as a result of global trends and demographic changes, the United Nations still recognizes the family as the basic unit of society. The International Day of Families provides an opportunity to promote awareness of issues relating to families and to increase knowledge of the social, economic and demographic processes affecting them. It has inspired a series of awareness-raising events, including national family days. In many countries, this day is an opportunity to highlight different areas of interest and importance to families.

The International Day of Families is observed on the 15th of May every year. Activities include workshops and conferences, radio and television programmes, newspaper articles and cultural programmes highlighting relevant themes.

More Information: https://www.un.org/en/observances/international-day-of-families

Partners

  • Active Rutland
    Equality Standard
    Active Leicester
    Blaby LSA
    Harborough LSA
  • Active Partnerships
    Active Hinckley and Bosworth
    Leicestershire County Council
    Active Oadby and Wigston
    Charnwood LSA
  • Melton LSA
    Sport England
    Safeguarding
    NWL LSA

Partners

  • Melton LSA
    Equality Standard
  • Active Rutland
    Leicestershire County Council