March 21 – World Down Syndrome Day

World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD) is on 21 March. On this day, people with Down syndrome and those who live and work with them throughout the world organize and participate in activities and events to raise public awareness and create a single global voice for advocating for the rights, inclusion and well being of people with Down syndrome. Many of these events are recorded on the official World Down Syndrome Daywebsite. Down syndrome is a naturally occurring chromosomal arrangement that has … [Read more...]

CEDAW turns 30 ~ Celebrating on July 9th ~ United Nations Headquarters, New York

To mark the 30th Anniversary of the creation of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, UN Women and OHCHR will host an event to celebrate its work. The event will highlight the Committee’s work on the protection and promotion of women’s human rights under the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination against Women and will include a special focus on women’s political participation and leadership. Mr. Jan Eliasson, Deputy Secretary-General of the … [Read more...]

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