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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 […]

Eating Disorders Awareness Week

The 27th February marks the start of Eating Disorders Awareness Week. The week was established to raise awareness of eating disorders and to campaign for the improvement of the treatment in this field. A large part of the campaign is calling for all UK medical schools to introduce proper training on eating disorders, this type […]

International Wheelchair Day

On the first day of March we're celebrating International Wheelchair Day! Today is all about celebrating the positive impact that a wheelchair has on the lives of those that use them, and celebrating those who make wheelchairs more readily available, thereby making the world a more accessible place. The Aims of International Wheelchair Day To […]

World Book Day

The 2nd March this year is World Book Day! World Book Day changes lives through a love of books and shared reading. Their mission is to promote reading for pleasure, offering every child and young person the opportunity to have a book of their own. Reading for pleasure is the single biggest indicator of a […]

World Hearing Day

This year, the 3rd March is World Hearing Day, which exists to raise awareness on how to prevent deafness and hearing loss and promote ear and hearing care across the world. Ear and hearing problems are among the most common problems encountered in the community. Over 60% of these can be identified and addressed at […]

Endometriosis Awareness Week

Endometriosis Awareness Week aims to raise awareness about this hidden and often unrecognized condition.   Aims of Endometriosis Week include:   promoting - a greater awareness & understanding of #Endometriosis as a real, debilitating and disabling disease   highlighting - the consequences of living with endometriosis for the sufferer, carer and all those affected by […]

International Women’s Day

The 8th March is International Women's Day! The day focuses on celebrating women and striving for a gender equal world. A world free of bias, stereotypes, and discrimination. A world that's diverse, equitable, and inclusive. The theme for IWD 2023 is #EmbraceEquity We can all truly embrace equity. It's not just something we say. It's not just […]