Every year on the 15th of May, we observe this remarkable event to rejoice in togetherness and compassion with our families. This day gets marked as International Day of Families or International family day. We hope everyone around the globe has a Happy International Day of Families 2023.
Here are some answers to the questions like
- When is Family Day 2023?
- When is International Day for families?
- Why do we celebrate International Day of Families?
- Who initiated the International Day of Families?
- What is the theme for International Day of Families 2023?
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Background of Family Day
United Nations started noticing issues associated with the family in the 1980s. In response, the Economic and Social Council recommended the Commission for Social Development to intensify the perception of obstacles and demands of the family. The General Assembly announced The International Year of the Family as a commitment to the social issue on 9th December 1989.
Finally, the UN General Assembly concluded that 15th May would be observed as The International Day of Families each year since 1993.
Since then, Family Day is celebrated worldwide as an international event.
Significance of Family Day
Someone was correct when he said, ‘When there is no light, the family will guide you home and, When you feel alone, there is a family to call your own.’
The International Day of Families provides an event to boost awareness of concerns associated with families. It facilitates the understanding of the social, financial, and demographic factors concerning families.
The symbol of Family Day comprises a red heart and a house with a green circle denoting safety and security.
The theme of Family Day 2023
The theme for International Day of Families 2023 is ‘Demographic Trends and Families‘.
This theme for Family Day 2023 implies equity and solidarity in the world of ageing. It also aims to aware people of the social, economic and demographic issues affecting a family.
Family Day 2023 Real-world scenario
The real world has seen the COVID-19 pandemic and we know how it feels to stay away from your family during hard times. The coronavirus impact is still alive and has permitted no festive vibe for many around the world. But, it is a genuine opportunity to rebuild and improve the financial and social conditions of the world.
What we can do in these difficult times is be together and stay safe at home. The situation shows that nothing besides a family would be significant in a harsh condition like this. It may not be the best time for any other celebrations, but family day would be the best way to cheer up when you have a family around you. While terms like ‘stay at home, ‘work from home’ and ‘stay safe’ are trending, you may consider sharing these cheering quotes with brothers, sisters, mothers, fathers, and all others.