This day marks the anniversary of the armistice which ended the First World War (1914–18). We observe one minute’s silence at 11am in memory of the millions who died or suffered in all wars and armed conflicts.
November 16 | International Day of Tolerance
The day recognises the universal human rights and fundamental freedoms of others. People are naturally diverse and we all need to respect and appreciate the rich variety of our world’s cultures, our forms of expression and ways of being human.
November 13-19 | Transgender Awareness Week
Transgender Awareness Week. Helps raise the visibility of transgender people and address issues members of the community face. It's the week before Transgender Day of Remembrance on November 20.
November 25 | 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence
An annual international campaign that begins on 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and runs until 10 December, Human Rights Day. Gender based violent acts are committed against women and LGBTQIA+ people on the basis of their orientation, gender identity, or sex characteristics.
December 3 | International Day of Persons with Disabilities
The United Nations observed day is held each year and aims to increase public awareness, understanding and acceptance of people with disability. Disability inclusion is an essential condition to upholding human rights, sustainable development, and peace and security.
December 10 | Human Rights Day
Human Rights Day commemorates the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the United Nations General Assembly in 1948. This day serves as a global reminder of the fundamental rights and freedoms to which all people are entitled, regardless of their race, nationality, religion, or any other distinguishing characteristic.
December 18 | International Migrant Day
International Migrants Day recognises and celebrates the contributions and rights of migrants around the world. This day was established by the United Nations to raise awareness about the challenges and opportunities faced by migrants, as well as to promote the protection of their rights.
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