Zero Discrimination Day, International Women’s Day, Eliminate Racial Discrimination, Remember the Victims of Slavery. These are the days in March for reflection, learning, taking action.
Zero Discrimination Day. The Zero Discrimination Day is a UNAIDS campaign of solidarity that stands up to racism, discrimination at work, discrimination at school, and other activities that reduce people's ability to participate fully and meaningfully in society. In 2020 the theme is ZERO DISCRIMINATION AGAINST WOMEN AND GIRLS. Read more
International Women’s Day The 2020 theme is "I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights”
The world has made unprecedented advances, but no country has achieved gender equality. “legal restrictions has kept 2.7 billion women from accessing the same choice of jobs as men. Less than 25 per cent of parliamentarians were women as of 2019. One in three women experience gender-based violence, still.” Read more
International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.
“all human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights, any doctrine of racial superiority is scientifically false, morally condemnable, socially unjust and dangerous and must be rejected” Read more
International Day of Remembrance for the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade
2020 Theme: “Confronting Slavery’s Legacy of Racism Together”.
For over 400 years, more than 15 million men, women and children were the victims of the tragic transatlantic slave trade, one of the darkest chapters in human history. Every year on 25 March, the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade offers the opportunity to honour and remember those who suffered and died at the hands of the brutal slavery system. The International Day also aims to raise awareness about the dangers of racism and prejudice today. Read more