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Important Days of this Month

List of important days of the current month.


1 MarchWorld Civil Defence Day is annually observed across the globe on 1st March to honour the significance of Civil Defence and the personnel who have sacrificed their lives for it.
1 MarchZero Discrimination Day is an annual day celebrated on 1 March each year by the United Nations and other international organisations. The day aims to promote equality before the law and in practice throughout all of the member countries of the UN.
8 MarchInternational Women's Day is a global holiday celebrated annually on March 8 to commemorate the cultural, political, and socioeconomic achievements of women.
8 MarchNo Smoking Day is observed every year on the second Wednesday of March, to encourage people over the world to quit smoking. The main purpose of this day is to spread awareness about the harmful health effects of tobacco consumption through cigarette and other modes. Important message is to help smokers to get rid from the bad habit of smoking.
9 MarchWorld Kidney Day aims to raise awareness of the importance of our kidneys to our overall health and to reduce the frequency and impact of kidney disease and its associated health problems worldwide. It is observed on the 2nd Thursday of March every year.
15 MarchThe consumer movement marks 15th March with World Consumer Rights Day every year, as a means of raising global awareness about consumer rights and needs.
16 MarchThe Government of India observes 16 March as National Vaccination Day to acknowledge and appreciate the hard work of frontline health care workers to ensure the vaccination of every child. India has made remarkable progress in scaling up routine immunization through intensified vaccination drives.
18 MarchOrdnance Factory Day is observed every year on March 18 to commemorate the foundation of the first Ordnance Factory in colonial India at Cossipore near Kolkata in 1801. The day is celebrated by displaying rifles, guns, artillery, ammunition etc. in exhibitions all over India.
20 MarchInternational Day of Happiness is celebrated throughout the world on 20 March. It was established by the United Nations General Assembly on 28 June 2012. The International Day of Happiness aims to make people around the world realize the importance of happiness within their lives.
20 MarchWorld Sparrow Day is a day designated to raise awareness of the house sparrow and then other common birds to urban environments, and of threats to their populations. It is observed on 20 March.
21 MarchWorld Down Syndrome Day is marked each year on March 21, beginning in 2006. It is observed to create awareness about Down syndrome. The 21st day of March was selected to signify the uniqueness of the triplication of the 21st chromosome which causes Down syndrome. Every year on March 21, World Down Syndrome Day is observed to create awareness about Down syndrome.
21 MarchWorld Poetry Day is celebrated on 21 March, and was declared by UNESCO in 1999, "with the aim of supporting linguistic diversity through poetic expression and increasing the opportunity for endangered languages to be heard". Held every year on 21 March, it celebrates one of humanity's most treasured forms of cultural and linguistic expression and identity. Practiced throughout history – in every culture and on every continent – poetry speaks to our common humanity and our shared values, transforming the simplest of poems into a powerful catalyst for dialogue and peace.
21 MarchThe United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 21 March the International Day of Forests in 2012 to celebrate and raise awareness of the importance of all types of forests. Countries are encouraged to undertake local, national and international efforts to organize activities involving forests and trees, such as tree planting campaigns.
22 MarchWorld Water Day is an annual United Nations observance day held on 22 March that highlights the importance of fresh water. The day is used to advocate for the sustainable management of freshwater resources.
23 MarchWorld Meteorological Day highlights the importance of the World Meteorological Organization, an international organization that collects data from all over the world to help us better understand the weather and its impact on our lives. This day also emphasizes the importance of individuals and their actions in preserving the Earth's atmosphere.
24 MarchWorld Tuberculosis Day is designed to build public awareness about the global epidemic of tuberculosis (TB) and efforts to eliminate the disease.
27 MarchWorld Theatre Day was initiated in 1962 by the International Theatre Institute (ITI). It is celebrated by ITI Centres and the international theatre community. Various national and international theatre events are organized to mark this occasion.

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