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19 June 2020 - 19 June 2020

Worldwide

International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict

June 19 was proclaimed the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict by the United Nations General Assembly in 2015, to raise awareness of the need to put an end to conflict-related sexual violence, to honour the victims and survivors of sexual violence around the world and to pay tribute to all those who have courageously devoted their lives to and lost their lives in standing up for the eradication of

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16 June 2020 - 16 June 2020

Worldwide

International Day of the African Child

The Day of the African Child, initiated by the Organization of African Unity in 1991, is celebrated on June 16 every year to mark the Soweto Uprising in South Africa in 1976 and to raise awareness of the need to improve the quality of education provided to African children.

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28 May 2020 - 28 May 2020

Worldwide

Menstrual Hygiene Day

Poor menstrual hygiene caused by a lack of education on the issue, persisting taboos and stigma, limited access to hygienic menstrual products and poor sanitation infrastructure undermines the educational opportunities, health and overall social status of women and girls around the world. As a result, millions of women and girls are kept from reaching their full potential.

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