Events

12 August 2017 - 12 August 2017

Worldwide

International Youth Day

12 August was designated as International Youth Day by the UN General Assembly in 1999. It is an annual celebration of the role of young women and men as essential partners in promoting human rights and development. It is also an opportunity to raise awareness of the challenges and hardships facing the world’s youth. 

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11 July 2017 - 11 July 2017

Worldwide

World Population Day

Theme
Family Planning: Empowering People, Developing Nations

Access to safe, voluntary family planning is a human right. Family planning is a key factor in reducing poverty. It is central to gender equality and women’s empowerment.

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23 May 2017 - 23 May 2017

Worldwide

International Day to End Obstetric Fistula

Obstetric fistula is one of the most serious and tragic injuries that can occur during childbirth. The condition typically leaves women incontinent, as well as subject to infections or other health conditions. Women with fistula are often shunned by their communities.

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