International Day of Persons with Disabilities Current Affairs - 2019

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International Day of Persons with Disabilities: December 3

The International Day of Persons with Disabilities is observed every year on December 3 to promote the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities in all spheres of society and development.

The 2018 theme for this day is “Empowering persons with disabilities and ensuring inclusiveness and equality”. It  focuses on empowering persons with disabilities for an inclusive, equitable and sustainable development as part of  2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.  2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) pledges to “leave no one behind”.

Background

The International Day of Persons with Disabilities was instituted by United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) after it had passed a resolution 47/3 in 1992. Since then it is observed annually and originally was called as International Day of Disabled Persons. UN estimates that around one billion people are living with disabilities across the world and they are facing barriers of inclusion in many key aspects of society.

Objective of this day

It aims to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons with disabilities.  It also seeks to increase awareness of situation of persons with disabilities in every aspect of political, social, economic and cultural life.

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December 3: International Day of Persons with Disabilities

The International Day of Persons with Disabilities is observed every year on December 3 to promote the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities in all spheres of society and development. It also seeks to increase awareness of the situation of persons with disabilities in every aspect of political, social, economic and cultural life. The 2017 theme is “Transformation towards sustainable and resilient society for all”. United Nations estimates that around one billion people are living with disabilities across the world and they are facing barriers of inclusion in many key aspects of society.

Background

The International Day of Persons with Disabilities was instituted by United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) after it had passed a resolution 47/3 in 1992. Since then it is observed annually and originally was called as International Day of Disabled Persons.

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