The 1st Week of August is World Breastfeeding Week!
World Breastfeeding Week is designed to create discussion around the act of breastfeeding. Breastfeeding is a natural part of life that needs to be normalized. Supporting breastfeeding is key to global development. It enhances nutrition, ensures food security, and reduces inequality around the world.
International Day of World's Indigenous People - August 9th
August 9th is a day to celebrate Indigenous People Worldwide. It is also a time to educate ourselves on the genocide and assimilation of Indigenous Peoples
International Youth Day - August 12th
August 12th is all about celebrating youth! The holiday was implemented by the UN to bring attention to any cultural or legal issues involving youth.
World Organ Donation Day - August 13th
This day is dedicated to celebrating the scientists and donors that make organ donation possible. One donor can save up to 8 lives by agreeing to organ donation.
World Humanitarian Day - August 19th
On this day, we celebrate those who have dedicated their lives to humanitarian causes. In some cases, these individuals have lost their lives fighting for human rights.
International Day For The Remembrance of Slave Trade And Its Abolition - August 23rd
August 23rd is a day of remembrance. On this day, we educate ourselves on the slave trade, and how its effects are still present today.
Have an honest discussion with your team about racism and its current place in society.
Sign petitions that advocate for the rights of black people.
Educate yourself on the slave trade and its place in history.
Women's Equality Day - August 26th
This day was implemented to promote the rights of women around the world. Women have come a long way in terms of equality, however, there is still a lot of progress to be made.
Small Industry Day - August 30th
The last day of the month is dedicated to celebrating small businesses! This day is extremely important in the world of business!