In 1994, the United Nations General Assembly decided that the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People be observed on August 9 every year.
The following information is taken directly from the United Nations’ website: Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December – the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted, in 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This year, Human Rights Day kicks off a year-long campaign to mark the upcoming 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration […]
The following information is from the United Nations website. Elder abuse is a global social issue which affects the health and human rights of millions of older persons around the world. Around 4 to 6% of elderly people have experienced some form of maltreatment at home. Elder abuse can be defined as “a single, or […]