International Widows Day is observed on June 23

Posted on:23 Jun 2017 15:21:57
International Widows Day is observed on June 23
23 June 2017 Current Affairs:

  • International Widows Day is observed on June 23 for action towards achieving full rights and recognition for widows.

  • Programs and policies for ending violence against widows and their children, poverty alleviation, education and other support to widows of all ages also need to be undertaken, including in the context of action plans to accelerate achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.

  • The children of widows are often affected, both emotionally and economically and Widowed mothers.


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