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23rd jun: International widows day


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23rd jun: International widows day

International Widows day is observed by the United Nations on every 23rd Jun, ratified day of action to address the poverty and injustice faced by millions of widows and their dependents in many countries. International Widows day was set up by Shrimathi Pushpa Wati Loomba, mother of the foundation's founder, Lord loomba became a widow in 1954, its foundation to create awareness of the issue of widowhood. The theme of 2020 is ‘i am generation equality: Realizing women's rights”.

Highlights:

·         Established the day to provide care for widows and their children and to change the culture that discriminates them.

·         United Nations adopted this day from 2011, but this day had been established by the loomba foundation.

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23rd jun: International widows day