As part of International Literacy Day, people are reminded of the importance of literacy for individuals, communities, and nations, as well as the requirements to build more literate societies around the world.
In 2022, Families of Victims of Involuntary Disappearance or FIND, an NGO in Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations was able to validate that out of 50 disappearances, 24 were tied to the “drug war campaign.”
Every year on November 6, the UN observes the International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict. It seeks to make people aware of the consequences that war and conflict have on the environment.
The International Day of Rural Women is celebrated on October 15.
Women play an active role in rural economies, involving themselves in crop production, livestock care, and many other activities to diversify their livelihoods.