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Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2020

On 9 January 1915, Mahatma Gandhi returned to India from South Africa, to commemorate the return,  9th January was chosen to be celebrated as Pravasi Bhartiya Divas (Non-Resident Indian Day) in the year 2000 by the External Affairs Ministry of India with the aim to promote unity among the Indian diaspora and to mark the ..

International Human Solidarity Day

The International Human Solidarity Day is an international observance as per the resolution 60/209 adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on 22nd December 2005. Earlier under resolution 57/265 on 20th December 2002, the United Nations General Assembly had established the World Solidarity Fund as a trust fund of the United Nations Development Programme. Hence, ..

International Migrants Day 2019

The International Migrants Day is observed every year on the 18th December as an international observance under the resolution A/RES/55/93 passed by the United Nations General Assembly on 4th December 2000. The date was chosen as on 18th December 1990, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the International Convention on the Protection of the Rights ..

Minorities Rights Day in India

Minorities Rights Day is observed every year on 18th December in India, with the aim that the normal individual rights as applied to members of a class, religious, ethnic, racial, linguistic or gender and sexual minorities are also accorded to minority groups in the country. The objective of the day is to remind about the ..

World Economic Forum Global Gender Gap Report

The World Economic Forum, Global Gender Gap index was designed and first published in 2006 to measure gender equality by collecting data based on gender gap between women and men in four key areas: education, economy, health, and politics from countries around the world. The 2019 Global Gender gap index was released on Monday, December ..