"Until society needs reminding of such important issues, we are not a civilised society. International Women's Day must be celebrated every day." Angelo Iudice, Chair of Youmanity.
Meanwhile Meghan Merkle celebrated women's day with students from the Robert Clack Upper School in Dagenham, East London
Below are some of the dates designed to remind us that we have brains:
4 January World Braille Day 24 January International Day of Education 27 January International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust FEBRUARY 6 February International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation 10 February World Pulses Day 11 February International Day of Women and Girls in Science 13 February World Radio Day 20 February World Day of Social Justice 21 February International Mother Language Day MARCH 1 March Zero Discrimination Day 3 March World Wildlife Day 8 March International Women's Day 20 March International Day of Happiness 20 March French Language Day 21 March International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination 21 March World Poetry Day (UNESCO 30 C/Resolution 29) 21 March International Day of Nowruz 21 March World Down Syndrome Day 21 March International Day of Forests 22 March World Water Day 23 March World Meteorological Day 24 March World Tuberculosis Day 24 March International Day for the Right to the Truth concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims 25 March International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade 25 March International Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff Members APRIL 2 April World Autism Awareness Day 4 April International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action 5 April International Day of Conscience 6 April International Day of Sport for Development and Peace 7 April International Day of Reflection on the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda (A/72/49 (Vol. III) p.186 and A/RES/58/234) 7 April World Health Day 12 April International Day of Human Space Flight 14 April World Chagas Disease Day 21 April World Creativity and Innovation Day 22 April International Mother Earth Day 24 April International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace 25 April International Delegate’s Day 25 April World Malaria Day 26 April International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day 26 April World Intellectual Property Day 28 April World Day for Safety and Health at Work 30 April International Jazz Day MAY 2 May World Tuna Day 3 May World Press Freedom Day 7 May "Vesak", the Day of the Full Moon 8-9 May Time of Remembrance and Reconciliation for Those Who Lost Their Lives During the Second World War 9 May (second Saturday of May) World Migratory Bird Day 15 May International Day of Families 16 May International Day of Living Together in Peace 16 May International Day of Light 17 May World Telecommunication and Information Society Day 20 May World Bee Day 21 May International Tea Day 21 May World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development 22 May International Day for Biological Diversity 23 May International Day to End Obstetric Fistula 29 May International Day of UN Peacekeepers 31 May World No-Tobacco Day JUNE 1 June Global Day of Parents 3 June World Bicycle Day 4 June International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression 5 June
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