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International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

https://www.un.org/en/observances/indigenous-day Beginning in 1994 #WeAreIndigenous #IndigenousDay #IndigenousPeoplesDay In order to raise awareness of the needs of these population groups, this day commemorates the international day chosen in recognition of the first meeting of the UN working group on Indigenous populations held in Geneva in 1982

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BPW Day

https://bpwcanada.com/en/resources-links/commemorative-dates.html Beginning in 1930. #BPWDay #BPWDayYear #BPWPride Wearing yellow, post photos on social media. International Federation of Business and Professional Women. Celebrating BPW and celebrating all of the achievements.

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Women’s Equality Day – USA

https://nationalwomenshistoryalliance.org/resources/commemorations/womens-equality-day/10-ideas-for-womens-equality-day/ Beginning in 1971. #WomensEqualityDay #EqualityDay Women’s Equality Day commemorates the passage of the 19th amendment to the US Constitution, granting the right to vote to women. The amendment was first introduced in 1878. In 1971, the US Congress designated August 26 as Women’s Equality Day.

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Take Back the Night

https://takebackthenight.org/ Beginning in 1981 #TakeBacktheNight #TBTNYear Date and often month vary across Canada. Movement that is set to bring awareness to the nature of sexual violence and stand with the survivors and victims of these crimes as they navigate their healing. Creating safe communities and respectful relationships through events and initiatives.

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International Equal Pay Day

https://www.un.org/en/observances/equal-pay-day Beginning in 2020 #EqualPayDay Adopted by the UN in 2019. International Equal Pay Day, celebrated for the first time in 2020, represents the longstanding efforts towards the achievement of equal pay for work of equal value. It furthers builds on the UN commitment to human rights and against all forms of discrimination, including discrimination […]

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Gender Equaliy Week

https://cfc-swc.gc.ca/commemoration/gew-ses/index-en.html Beginning in 2018, their hashtags update every year to become more current. Gender Equality Week is an opportunity to raise awareness of the important contribution's women and gender diverse communities have made to the growth, development, character and identity of Canada.

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Orange Shirt Day

https://www.orangeshirtday.org/ Beginning in 2013 #EveryChildMatters Goal is to create awareness of the individual, family, and community intergenerational impacts of Indian Residential Schools through orange shirt day activities and to promote the concept of “Every Child Matters”. Orange Shirt Day is promoted across Canada as an initiative to support and ally with the Indigenous communities to […]

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National Seniors Day

https://agewell-nce.ca/national-seniors-day-2019#:~:text=October%201%20is%20National%20Seniors,appreciate%20and%20celebrate%20older%20adults. Celebrating and appreciating the lives of older adults. Enhancing the quality of life for seniors is a top priority for health-care workers interacting with older adults. They make connections easier and support seniors through their changing relationships.

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Women’s History Month

https://cfc-swc.gc.ca/commemoration/whm-mhf/index-en.html The Hashtags are updated annualy. October is Women’s History Month in Canada, a time to celebrate the women and girls from our past and our present, who are contributing to a better, more inclusive Canada.