International Widows Day 2024 Date and Significance: All You Need To Know About the Day That Aims To Raise Awareness About the Issues of Widowhood

International Widows' Day 2024 will be marked on June 23, a Sunday. This annual celebration is a United Nations-ratified day of action to address the 'poverty and injustice faced by millions of widows and their dependents in many countries.'

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International Widows Day 2024 Date and Significance: All You Need To Know About the Day That Aims To Raise Awareness About the Issues of Widowhood

International Widows' Day 2024 will be marked on June 23, a Sunday. This annual celebration is a United Nations-ratified day of action to address the 'poverty and injustice faced by millions of widows and their dependents in many countries.'

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International Widows Day 2024 Date and Significance: All You Need To Know About the Day That Aims To Raise Awareness About the Issues of Widowhood
International Widows' Day (Photo Credits: File Photo)

International Widows Day 2024 will be marked on June 23, a Sunday. This annual celebration is a United Nations-ratified day of action to address the 'poverty and injustice faced by millions of widows and their dependents in many countries.' The observance of International Widows Day aims to help people understand the issues of widowhood and how those widows continue to struggle with the idea of widowhood and the discrimination that people of this community continue to face in various parts of the world. As we prepare to celebrate International Widows Day 2024, here is everything you need to know about this day, how to celebrate this day and more. 

When is International Widows Day 2024?

International Widows Day 2024 will be marked on June 23. The annual commemoration was established to raise awareness of the issue of widowhood. The reason that International Widows Day is marked on June 23 every year, is that it was on that day in 1954 that Shrimati Pushpa Wati Loomba, mother of the Loomba Foundation's founder, Lord Loomba, became a widow.

International Widows' Day 2024 Theme

International Widows Day 2024 will be marked around the theme of accelerating the achievement of gender equality (with emphasis on strengthening land and property rights).

Significance of International Widows Day

The celebration of International Widows Day has been a common practice since 2005 and aims to encourage more people who have been widowed to talk to each other, connect and create a helpful, positive and kind community to support each other. The celebration of International Widows Day has been marked in different countries across the world since its inception. Every year, the celebration of International Widows Day is marked with a dedicated annual theme. 

We hope that this celebration helps you understand the struggles of the people who have been widowed and address the social stigma that is associated with it.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Jun 23, 2024 06:30 AM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website latestly.com).

International Widows Day 2024 Date and Significance: All You Need To Know About the Day That Aims To Raise Awareness About the Issues of Widowhood
International Widows' Day (Photo Credits: File Photo)

International Widows Day 2024 will be marked on June 23, a Sunday. This annual celebration is a United Nations-ratified day of action to address the 'poverty and injustice faced by millions of widows and their dependents in many countries.' The observance of International Widows Day aims to help people understand the issues of widowhood and how those widows continue to struggle with the idea of widowhood and the discrimination that people of this community continue to face in various parts of the world. As we prepare to celebrate International Widows Day 2024, here is everything you need to know about this day, how to celebrate this day and more. 

When is International Widows Day 2024?

International Widows Day 2024 will be marked on June 23. The annual commemoration was established to raise awareness of the issue of widowhood. The reason that International Widows Day is marked on June 23 every year, is that it was on that day in 1954 that Shrimati Pushpa Wati Loomba, mother of the Loomba Foundation's founder, Lord Loomba, became a widow.

International Widows' Day 2024 Theme

International Widows Day 2024 will be marked around the theme of accelerating the achievement of gender equality (with emphasis on strengthening land and property rights).

Significance of International Widows Day

The celebration of International Widows Day has been a common practice since 2005 and aims to encourage more people who have been widowed to talk to each other, connect and create a helpful, positive and kind community to support each other. The celebration of International Widows Day has been marked in different countries across the world since its inception. Every year, the celebration of International Widows Day is marked with a dedicated annual theme. 

We hope that this celebration helps you understand the struggles of the people who have been widowed and address the social stigma that is associated with it.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Jun 23, 2024 06:30 AM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website latestly.com).

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