UK Disability History Month (18 November-18 December)

The joint themes for this year’s UK Disability History Month (UKDHM) are: Disability and Hidden Impairment Disability Sex and Relationships Running since 2010, this is an annual event creating a platform to focus on the history of our struggle for equality and human rights. The 4-week period covers covers HIV/AIDS Day (1 December), International Day of … Continue reading “UK Disability History Month (18 November-18 December)”

17 November 2021 by

Remembrance Day

At the eleventh hour on the eleventh day of the eleventh month – we will remember them.  The Armistice, an agreement to end the fighting of the First World War as a prelude to peace negotiations, began at 11am on 11 November 1918.

11 November 2021 by

International Pronouns Day

International Pronouns Day, 24 October [occurring annually on the third Wednesday in October], seeks to make respecting, sharing, and educating about personal pronouns commonplace. Referring to people by the pronouns they determine for themselves is basic to human dignity. Being referred to by the wrong pronouns particularly affects transgender and gender nonconforming people. Together, we can … Continue reading “International Pronouns Day”

20 October 2021 by

World Mental Health Day

The World Health Organisation recognises World Mental Health Day on 10 October every year. This year’s theme is ‘Mental Health in an Unequal World’. The green ribbon is in the international symbol of mental health awareness. The past 18 months have brought many challenges for all of us but, in particular, for people with mental … Continue reading “World Mental Health Day”

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