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26 September 2020 - 26 September 2020

Worldwide

World Contraceptive Day

World Contraception Day takes place on 26 September. The aim is to improve awareness of all contraceptive methods available and to enable young people to make informed choices on their sexual and reproductive health.

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19 August 2020 - 19 August 2020

Worldwide

World Humanitarian Day

World Humanitarian Day is a time to recognize those who face danger and adversity in order to help others. It is also an opportunity to celebrate the spirit that inspires humanitarian work.

Today, millions of people around the world are affected by crises and need humanitarian assistance. Women and girls face especially difficult challenges in these situations. The risk of violence escalates, and their access to health care declines. More than half of all maternal deaths are believed to occur in fragile states and humanitarian settings. 

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12 August 2020 - 12 August 2020

Worldwide

World 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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