A year of commemorative days

If you’re looking for a special day to organize a project this coming year, consult this list of commemorative days and holidays! Don’t forget, if you get something going in site, the GAD committee would love to hear about it. Leave us a comment or send an email to gad.nicaragua@gmail.com.

January:
11th – National Human Trafficking Awareness Day
.
February:
4th – World Cancer Day
6th – International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation
20th – World Day of Social Justice
.
March:
 8th – International Women’s Day
10th – National Women and Girl’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
21st – International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
22nd – World Water Day
.
April:
2nd – Sexual Assault Awareness Month Day of Action
7th – World Health Day
22nd – Earth Day
23rd – World Book Day
23rd – English Language Day
.
May:
1st – International Worker’s Day
5th – International Midwives’ Day
12th – International Nurses Day
15th – International Day of Families
17th – International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia
30th – Nicaraguan Mother’s Day
.
June:
1st – Global Day of Parents
12th – World Day Against Child Labor
23rd – Nicaraguan Father’s Day
26th – International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking
.
July:
11th – World Population Day
.
August:
4th – Friendship Day
9th – International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
12th – International Youth Day
20th – World Mosquito Day
.
September:
8th – International Literacy Day
21st – International Day of Peace
26th – World Contraception Day
.
October:
2nd – International Day of  Non-Violence
5th – International Day of No Prostitution
11th – International Day of the Girl Child
15th – International Day of Rural Women
16th – World Food Day
.
November:
16th – International Day for Tolerance
19th – International Men’s Day
20th – Universal Children’s Day
25th – International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
.
December:
1st – World AIDS Day
5th – International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development
10th – Human Rights Day
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