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Awareness Days
Definition of an Awareness Day: A national or international awareness day is a date usually set by a major organisation or government to commemorate a medical research or ethical cause of importance on a national or international level. 
List Of Awareness days:

January

  •   Global Family Day - 1 January
  •   National Human Trafficking Awareness Day - 11 Jan
  •   Moebius Syndrome Awareness Day - 24 January
  •   International Customs Day - 26 January
  •   International Holocaust Remembrance Day (Recognized by the UN) - 27 January
  •   Family Literacy Day - ABC Life Literacy Canada - 27 January
  •   Street Children's Day - 31 jan
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February

  •   Rheumatoid Arthritis Awareness Day - 2 Feb
  •   World Cancer Day - 4 Feb
  •   International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation - 6 Feb
  •   International Safer Internet Day - 8 Feb
  •   Sexual and Reproductive Health Awareness Day - Canadian Federation for Sexual Health - 12 Feb
  •   International Day of Women's Health - Canadian Foundation for Women's Health - 12 Feb
  •   Red Hand Day - Child Soldier Awareness - 12 Feb
  •   Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Day - Canada - Children's Heart Society - 14 Feb
  •   International Childhood Cancer Day - Childhood Cancer Foundation- 15 Feb
  •   World Day of Social Justice (Recognized by the UN) - 20 Feb
  •   International Mother Language Day (Recognized by the UN) - 21 Feb
  •   Global Information Governance Day - 21 Feb
  •   International Scouts Day (Founders Day) - 22 Feb
  •   World Thinking Day - 22 Feb
  •   Rare Disease Day - 28 Feb
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March

  •   Pig Day - 1 March
  •   Self-Injury Awareness Day - 1 March
  •   International Women's Day - 8 March
  •   National Women and Girl's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day - 10 March
  •   International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination - 21 March
  •   World Down Syndrome Day - 21 March
  •   EU Talent Day - 25 March
  •   Purple Day for Epilepsy - 26 March
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April

  •   Youth Homelessness Matters Day - 1 Apr
  •   Autism Awareness Day - 2 Apr
  •   Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) Day of Action - 2 April
  •   National Gifted Education Awareness Day in Ireland - 8 April 2011
  •   Undiagnosed Children's Awareness Day - 13 April
  •   Zoo Awareness Day - 17 Apr
  •   Bicycle Day - 19 Apr
  •   Parental Alienation Awareness Day - 25 Apr
  •   Penguin Day - 25 Apr
  •   International Dance Day - 29 Apr
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May

  •   International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia - 17 May
  •   World Hepatitis Day - 19 May
  •   Towel Day - 25 May
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June

  •   World Refugee Day - 20 Jun
  •   Orgasm Day - Solstice
  •   Take Your Dog to Work Day - 24 Jun
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July

  •   World Population Day - 11 July
  •   World Hepatitis Day - 28 July
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August

  •   Youth Day - 12 Aug
  •   National Honey Bee Day - 3rd Saturday of August
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September

  •   World Contraception Day - 26 Sept.
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October

  •   eDay Electronic Waste Awareness Day (New Zealand) - 4 Oct in 2008
  •   World Mental Health Day - 10 Oct
  •   National Coming Out Day - 12 Oct
  •   World Food Day - 16 Oct
  •   International Stuttering Awareness Day - 22 Oct
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November

  •   International Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome Awareness Day - 1 Nov
  •   World Freedom Day - 9 Nov
  •   World Diabetes Day - 14 Nov
  •   World Toilet Day - November 19
  •   Universal Children's Day - 20 Nov
  •   World Television Day - 21 Nov
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December

  •   World AIDS Day - 1 Dec
  •   Human Rights Day - 10 Dec
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Weeks

  •   Celebrate Your Name Week - first full week in March
  •   Fix a Leak Week - March
  •   Vaccination Week In The Americas - 25 Apr–2 May
  •   Gifted Awareness Week in New Zealand - The full week including George Parkyn's bithday, June 17
  •   Mental Illness Awareness Week - 5-11 Oct 2008
  •   Free Speech Week - third full week in October in the United States

Months

  Mathematics Awareness Month - April
  Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month - April
  Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) - April
  Spondylitis Awareness Month - April
  Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month - Australia and USA - May
  National Cleft and Craniofacial Awareness & Prevention Month
  Farmers Market Month - September
  Adoption Awareness Month - November
  Novel Writing Month - November

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See also
  •   List of commemorative months
  •   List of commemorative days

References


External links
  •   Awareness Calendar — Americas & Americas' comprehensive listing of awareness observances.

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