International Day of Families

Question: When is the International Day of Family celebrated?
(a) 10th May
(b) 15th May
(c) 20th May
(d) 05th May
Answer: (b)
Related facts:

  • The International Day of Families is observed on the 15th of May every year. It was proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in 1993.
  • This day provides an opportunity to promote awareness of issues relating to families and to increase the knowledge of the social, economic and demographic processes affecting families.
  • The theme for the year 2019 is ‘Families and Climate Action: Focus on SDG 13’.
  • Families and family-oriented policies and programmes are vital for the achievement of many of the sustainable goals.

Links:
https://www.un.org/en/events/familyday/index.shtml
https://www.un.org/en/events/familyday/background.shtml

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