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National Slavery & Human Trafficking Prevention Month

January 2023 is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, also known as Human Trafficking Awareness Month. It is a key time for us all as individuals to educate ourselves about human trafficking and crucially to learn to spot the signs of trafficking. It is also a time for us take these messages to our […]

World Cancer Day

World Cancer Day is held every year on the 4th of February, and it aims to raise international awareness concerning all types of cancer, those who suffer from it, and prevention and treatment. Created in 2000, World Cancer Day has grown into a positive movement for everyone, everywhere to unite under one voice to face one of […]

Children’s Mental Health Week

This week from the 6th - 12th February it's Children's Mental Health Week, which was established to shine a spotlight on the importance of children and young people’s mental health. This year's theme is "Lets Connect"! Let’s Connect is about making meaningful connections for all, during Children’s Mental Health Week – and beyond. People thrive in communities, […]

International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Today the 11th February marks the International Day of Women and Girls in Science! This day was established in order to achieve full and equal access to and participation in, science for women and girls, and further achieve gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls. Did you know? Women are typically given smaller […]

Valentine’s Day

February 14th is Valentine's Day, which was originally a Christian feast day in honour of St. Valentine, however in contemporary culture it's more so a day that celebrates our loved ones but also our lost loved ones & the memories we've made with them. Whether you're celebrating romantic love for your partner, platonic love for […]

Random Acts of Kindness Day

Today 17th February is all about spreading kindness, as it's Random Acts of Kindness Day! There are so many things you can do to contribute to making the world a kinder place. It doesn't have to be large, and it can even be something for yourself, like taking time out to visit your favourite spot. […]

International Mother Language Day

Today, the 21st February, is International Mother Language Day, and was founded in 2000. It is observed every February to celebrate language and encourage the learning of multiple languages and the maintenance of mother languages, especially those that are endangered. Multilingual and multicultural societies exist through their languages which transmit and preserve traditional knowledge and […]

Stand Up to Bullying Day

Today, 24th February, is Stand Up to Bullying Day, launched in 2016 with the support of HRH The Duke of Cambridge. The day seeks to bring the nation together to take a collective stand against all forms of bullying, whether in school, the workplace, online or elsewhere. One of the main tenets of Stand Up […]

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