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The International Day of Families is celebrated on the 15 May every year. The Day was announced officially by the UN General Assembly in 1993 with resolution A/RES/47/237 and light the significance the international community connected to families. The International Day gives an opportunity to encourage awareness of problems related to families and to grow knowledge of the demographic, social, and economic processes affecting families.
United Nation General Assembly indicated clearly the International Year
of the Families in its resolution 44/82 of 9 December, 1989. The
General Assembly decided in a resolution to welcome 15 May every year as
The International Day of Families. The main objective of reasserting
these aims is to showcase the determination of the United Nations to
promote persons for better social progress and living standards of
families worldwide. The day concentrate to modify social and economic
structures that influence the structure and stability of family units in
different parts of the world.
The main purpose of celebrating the International Day of Families is to make people understand the importance of family and its value. Also, it is necessary to highlight the issues that affect families worldwide. This day also shows that global community reflex the significance of the families as primary units of the society and raise their concern according to the situation worldwide.
Families in Development: Copenhagen & Beijing+25, the theme of 2020 International Day of Families.
is the 25th anniversary of Beijing Platform for Action and Copenhagen
Declaration. It occurs at a time when the world is suffering from the
most challenging social crises and global health. 2020 COVID-19 pandemic
makes us perceive the significance of investing in social policies
covering the most vulnerable families and individuals. It is said that
it is the families that together absorb the crisis, shelter their
members from damage and also continue their responsibilities and work.