To raise awareness about autistic adults and children, World Autism Awareness Day spotlighted autism. The organisers seek to promote information about Autism Spectrum Conditions (ASC) and increase awareness about the necessity of early diagnosis worldwide.
Autism affects males and females of all ethnicities and every nation. Children suffer from it most commonly, and it has a massive impact on them. Therefore, making people aware of it is so crucial.
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World Tuberculosis Day is observed on 24 March to spread awareness concerning the deadly disease. Tuberculosis (TB) is among the leading causes of death globally. As a result, millions of people worldwide mark this day to raise awareness of TB and the challenge in eradicating it.
World Tuberculosis Day will be hosted this year underneath the theme, “Invest to End TB. Save Lives.” It underlines the need to intensify the battle against TB and keep the pledges international leaders have undertaken to end TB. It is highly vital given the COVID-19 outbreak, which has threatened the achievements gained in eliminating TB at jeopardy, and also the effort of the WHO to attain Universal Health Coverage.
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Social work is a practice-based career and field of study that fosters social change, development, cohesiveness, and empowerment. A social worker works with people’s heritage to help them manage their daily lives with respect and dignity.
Understanding human growth, behaviour, social, economic, cultural structures, and relationships are part of social work practice. Community development is the core component of social work. It concentrates on increasing the literacy rate, creating and generating employment opportunities, poverty eradication, and eradicating acute hunger, gender equality and welfare of the vulnerable sections of the society by adopting social work methods.
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World Water Day promotes a particular facet of freshwater every year. The theme of World Water Day 2022 will be “Groundwater: Making the Invisible Visible.”
Every year, 22 March is designated as World Water Day to increase awareness about the importance of freshwater. In 1992, the UN Conference on Environment and Development advocated the creation of a worldwide day. The UN General Assembly recognised the first World Water Day in the following year.
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Observed on March 20 every year, French Language Day promotes the language’s significance as a culture, remembers past and commemorates successes. People speak a multitude of languages all through the world. On this day, we embrace multilingualism and cultural variety. Many individuals consider French whenever they think of France, although most French-speaking people live in Africa. French is the native language of over 120 million Africans across 29 nations.
Spoken in more than 25 countries, French developed from Latin between the 5th and 8th centuries. It is one of the primary romance languages spoken today. In five continents, French is spoken, along with English. Although it is a single language, there are various dialects.
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On 20 March, with immense pleasure and excitement, the world will celebrate the International Day of Happiness 2022.
The United Nations recognised the value of joy and happiness in people’s lives worldwide. Every individual should be content with their life, irrespective of age, social status, or nationality. The day acknowledges that happiness is an essential objective in everyone’s life and urges countries to pursue public affairs to enhance the welfare of all citizens.
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Together, the world gathers for International Women’s Day (IWD) on 8 March to applaud women’s achievements and reaffirm a dedication to women’s rights and equality. It offers a chance to ponder on advances made, push for reform, and honour acts of courage by women who played a significant role in the evolution and shaping of their country.
“Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow” is the theme of IWD, 2022. The IWD logo is a coiled, arrowed ring with the feminine gender sign at the centre.
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World Wildlife Day (WWD) takes place on 3 March every year. World Wildlife Day honours the splendour and variety of wild animals and plants and the advantages of safeguarding them. Simultaneously, this day underscores the vital need to eradicate illegal wildlife trade and species loss, which have significant financial, ecological, and societal implications.
This year, it will be hosted underneath the theme “Recovering key species for ecosystem restoration” to increase awareness regarding vulnerable and severely threatened wildlife species and exhibit the strength of conservation activities to alter their decline. This theme will also emphasise the effect of conservation projects and present instances of the best practices where wildlife species have been spared from annihilation. It will promote debates about envisioning and executing innovative ideas to protect our wildlife species.
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Maha Shivaratri, which translates to the “Great Night of Lord Shiva”, is Mauritius’ most popular Hindu festival. YUVA volunteers serve hundreds of thousands of pilgrims of Maha Shivaratri in Mauritius every year.
According to the Hindu calendar, Maha Shivaratri is observed yearly; on the thirteenth night and fourteenth day of the eleventh Hindu month of Phalguna or Maagh (February – March). Devotees of Lord Shiva converge by thousands with great enthusiasm and reverence to Ganga Talao – the Sacred Lake.
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