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    BOXING DAY, 26TH DECEMBER.

    BOXING DAY, 26TH DECEMBER. Boxing day is a day observed on every 26th December, this day is a secular holiday celebrated after Christmas day. It originated in the United kingdom and celebrated in a number of countries. The day is set for visitation to friends, relatives and love ones. To commemorate with the day, presentation of gifts, cooked food and snacks to the less privileged ones in the Society is done by faith based organizations and wealthy philanthropist among the faithful religious beliefs. We at Jumali and MDSCF join the rest of the world for the day and also call on all to embrace this gesture for peaceful coexistence. Happy…

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    HUMAN RIGHTS DAY, 10th DECEMBER.

    HUMAN RIGHTS DAY, 10th DECEMBER. Human rights are meant to be enjoyed by all human being both male and female, old or young not minding the cultural background. Human rights include among others; Right to freedom of speech, right to freedom of information, right to vote and be voted, right to education, right to movement, etc. The day is declared by United Nations and observed across all member nations. These rights are stated in the Constitution of every nation and are the guiding principles towards achieving a better nation. To commemorate the day, Governmental and Non Governmental Organizations working on human rights organise events including conferences, seminars and meetings, media…

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    INTERNATIONAL ANTI-CORRUPTION DAY, 9TH DECEMBER.

    INTERNATIONAL ANTI-CORRUPTION DAY, 9TH DECEMBER. Today is observed as International anti- corruption day, it is usually slated for the 9th of December every year. It is Internationally observed day by all Nations of the world. The day is aimed at raising public awareness for anti-curruption and concerns about the seriousness of problems and threats posed by corruption to the stability and security of societies, undermining institutions and values of democracy, ethical values and justice as well as jeopardizing sustainable development and the rule of law. Activities are lined up to commemorate the day by International Organizations, Civil Society Associations, Community Based Organization, as well as government agencies fighting to bring…

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    INTERNATIONAL CIVIL AVIATION DAY, 7th December.

    INTERNATIONAL CIVIL AVIATION DAY, 7th December. Aviation involved flying aircraft, it is a means through which people and goods fly from distant places within a short period of time. Aviation plays a vital role in conveying passengers and goods by air transport. It has contributed imensely to the economic development of Nations. The day is to recognize the importance of aviation, especially international air travel, to the social and economic development of the world and also to help generate and reinforce worldwide awareness of its importance and the unique role of International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in helping states to cooperate and realize a truly global rapid transit network at…

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    INTERNATIONAL VOLUNTEER DAY FOR ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT, 5TH. DECEMBER.

    INTERNATIONAL VOLUNTEER DAY FOR ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT, 5TH. DECEMBER. All over the world volunteerism is recognized to aid development, peace and progress in every society. It is know have contributed immensely to the well-being of people. Today being the 5th of December is observed as International volunteer Day for economic and social development, United Nations recognized day, and observed annually. The day offers an opportunity for volunteer organizations and individual to promote volunteerism, encourage government to support volunteer efforts and recognize volunteers contribution to the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals(SDG) at local, national and international levels The day also highlights the role that volunteers play in building resilient communities.…

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    INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE ABOLITION OF SLAVERY, 2nd DEC

    INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE ABOLITION OF SLAVERY, 2nd DEC. Slavery is no longer practiced worldwide, this means it is not an accepted practice. The day is aimed at raising awareness of the atrocities of modern slavery, it is an opportunity to share perspectives in writing through poetry, opinion pieces, interviews, feature articles, short stories and other published material. Classrooms may review the history of slave trade, its evolution and the changes it has undergone through to modern times Online, print and broadcast media promote the day through news, debates forums and talks about modern day slavery and why it is a serious human rights issue. Political leaders including senators and…

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    WORLD AIDS DAY, 1ST DECEMBER.

    WORLD AIDS DAY, 1ST DECEMBER. Every 1st December worldwide is observed as World AIDS Day, it is often abbreviated as WAD. AIDS stands as Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. The day as it is observed today is among the eight official global public health campaigns marked by the World Health Organization (WHO) It is dedicated in raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by the spread of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection and mourning those who have died of the disease. On this day, activities are lined up aimed at sensitizing the general population on the menace of the AIDS. Government and health officials, NGOs and Individuals around the world observe…