Zonta Club of Ottawa, Canada

Equity and Human Rights Calendar – 2021

Equity and Human Rights Calendar

July

1 – Canada Day

18 – Nelson Mandela Int’l Day


August

9 – International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

12 – International Youth Day

19 – World Humanitarian Day


September

1st Monday * Labour Day

8 – International Literacy Day

21 – International Day of Peace

23 – Bi Visibility Day

Last Sunday * Police and Peace Officers’ National Memorial Day


October

Child Abuse Awareness Month

Women’s History Month

Healthy Workplace Month

1st week * Mental Illness Awareness Week

2nd Week * National Citizenship Week

2nd Week * National Family Week

3rd Week * Amnesty International Week

10 – World Mental Health Day

11 – National Coming Out Day

17 – International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

18 – National Persons Day

24 – United Nations Day and World Development Information Day

26 – Intersex Awareness Day


November

Woman Abuse Prevention Month (Ontario)

2nd Week * National Veterans’ Week

11 – Remembrance Day

16 – International Day of Tolerance

20 – Transgendered Day of Remembrance

20 – National Child’s Day

25 – International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

25 Nov. to 6 Dec. – National White Ribbon Campaign (Men against Men’s Violence Against Women)


December

1 – World AIDS Day

2 – International Day for the Abolition of Slavery

3 – International Day for Persons with Disabilities

6 – National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

10 – International Human Rights Day

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