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World Wildlife Day is an opportunity to celebrate the many beautiful and varied forms of wild fauna and flora and to raise awareness of the threats to species and the benefits that conservation provides.
International Women's Day is celebrated on March 8 every year. It commemorates the movement for women's rights.
World Water Day aims to focus attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources.
Every year on April 22nd, Earth Day marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970.
The International Day of Families provides an opportunity to promote awareness of issues relating to families and to increase knowledge of the social, economic and demographic processes affecting families.
The UN proclaimed May 22nd the International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues.
World Environment Day takes place every year on 5 June. It is the UN's flagship day for promoting worldwide awareness and action for the environment.
World Population Day, which seeks to focus attention on the urgency and importance of population issues, was established by the then-Governing Council of the United Nations Development Programme in 1989, an outgrowth of the interest generated by the Day of Five Billion, which was observed on 11 July 1987.
Launched in 2007, WCD’s mission is to improve awareness of contraception and to enable young people to make informed choices on their sexual and reproductive health.
As an international day of action for decriminalization of abortion, The day was launched in 1990 by the Campaña 28 Septiembre, a regional network of activist groups, who have been organizing activities in support of safe abortion around that date in the region ever since.
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