International Days of Families is observed on 15th May every year. The Family is a basic Unit of Society. In past decades families from all over the world have migrated from one place to another place as a result of global trends and demographic changes. This day raises awareness about family-related issues and also increase the knowledge of which factor affecting the families.
On this Day series of awareness-raising events are held. In many countries this day highlight the importance of the families. Every year different themes are created for this day. Theme highlights the message related to the families and this theme is broadcast over radio and television program, in newspaper articles and also available on the internet. You can download this theme for free. You can also share it on social media, with your friends, family.
History of the International Day of Families:-
Over the Past Decades, the Family Structure has changed. In the 1980s, the United Nations observed the family-related issues. So with recommendations from the Economic and Social Council and the Commission for Social Development the UN develop resolution 1983/23 regarding the family roles and development.
On September 20, 1993, the UN General Assembly ready to show their commitment to promoting the social standard for the families across all over the world through resolution A/RES/47/237.The UN General Assembly adopts 15 May as the International Day for families. The aim of the day was to reflect on the significance of the family as the basic unit of society.
Symbol Of The International Days of Families:-
As shown in the above image symbol of the International Days of families represented by the symbol of a heart stretches upwards and form the roof of the house. The heart is engraved in a green circle which shows that family is the center of the society. Family Provides Stable abode to support people of all ages. In different countries, the family day is declared as the holiday.
How to Celebrate this Day?
The International Day of Families is celebrated all over the globe. Most of the communities celebrate this day by public exhibitions and discussion of the specific theme of that year. In some places, toolkits are provided to help the communities to organize celebrations of this day. During these celebrations, public officials hold seminars and discuss the issues related to the families.
International Days of Families 2019 Theme:-
The Theme of the 2019 International Day of families is on “Families and Climate Action: Focus on SDG13”
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