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World Day of Social Justice_20th February 2021

United Nations Two people in an extremely impoverished rural area in Brazil. ©J. Ripper/ILO 2020 Theme: “Closing the Inequalities Gap to Achieve Social Justice”   Social justice is an underlying principle for peaceful and prosperous coexistence within and among nations. We uphold the principles of social justice when we promote gender equality, or the rights… Continue Reading World Day of Social Justice_20th February 2021

International Day of Women and Girls in Science_11th February 2021

An adolescent girl conducts an experiment during a chemistry class in Kamulanga Secondary School in Lusaka, Zambia. UNICEF Photo/UN0145554/Karin Schermbrucker Science and gender equality are both vital for the achievement of the internationally agreed development goals, including the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Over the past 15 years, the global community has made a lot of… Continue Reading International Day of Women and Girls in Science_11th February 2021

Feast Day of St. Josephine Bakhita_8th February 2021

8 February 2021  St Josephine Bakhita was kidnapped as a child and sold into slavery. Her feast day is now observed as the International Day of Prayer and Awareness Against Human Trafficking. The video below outlines her story. Download Resources The Diocese of Parramatta, which includes a significant Sudanese community, has prepared a range of… Continue Reading Feast Day of St. Josephine Bakhita_8th February 2021

International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation_6th February 2021

  Abida and her child live in Ethiopia’s Afar Region. In Afar, prevalence of female genital mutilation has fallen sharply — down to 31% in some districts — in areas where the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on the Elimination of FGM is supporting community-led interventions. Photo: Sara Elgamal for UNFPA Ending Female Genital Mutilation by 2030… Continue Reading International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation_6th February 2021

International Day of Human Fraternity_4th February 2021

                                24 December 2020, 13:01Pope Francis at an inter-faith meeting in Bangkok, Thailand, 22 November, 2019  (Vatican Media) WORLD UN WORLD DAY PEACE RELIGIOUS INTERRELIGIOUS DIALOGUE FRATELLI TUTTI UN declares 4 February ‘International Day of Human Fraternity’ The UN General Assembly… Continue Reading International Day of Human Fraternity_4th February 2021

Australia Day/ Survival Day_26th January 2021

  Our First Peoples are the traditional custodians of our beautiful lands and waterways and have a fundamental role in the great Australian story.  We aspire to an Australia Day that can increasingly include a recognition and celebration by all Australians of the importance of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to our nation. January 26… Continue Reading Australia Day/ Survival Day_26th January 2021

World Soil Day_5th December

World Soil Day 5th December Rabbits, toads, moles, beavers, and badgers are the principal agents of soil turnover and distribution. PHOTO:Martina Vitakova/Unsplash. Stop Soil Erosion, Save Our Future Every 5 seconds, the equivalent of one soccer field of soil is eroded. This alarming fact reaffirms the need to raise awareness through World Soil Day of this growing problem,… Continue Reading World Soil Day_5th December

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