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Zero Discrimination Day: Know why Zero Discrimination Day is celebrated, know the theme of this time too


Zero Discrimination Day is observed by the United Nations AIDS Program (UNAIDS). This day is being celebrated every year on 1 March and it started in 2014. It is linked to the AIDS program, because the United Nations believes that to eradicate AIDS, it is necessary to fight discrimination against women. This year’s theme on Zero Discrimination Day by UNAIDS to end disparities on the basis of income, gender, age, health status, occupation, disability, sexual harassment, drug use, gender identity, race, class, ethnicity, and religious The need to take immediate action has been laid.

Zero Discrimination Day is important to raise awareness

One out of every three women in the world is facing some form of violence. According to the United Nations, more than 50 percent of the women in the world have reported violence against them. Therefore, this day is important to raise awareness. Zero Discrimination Day is celebrated to encourage and mark the rights of all, irrespective of their age, gender, sexuality, nationality, ethnicity and color. The purpose of celebrating this day is to raise voice for the right of women and girls to live life with dignity without any choice, equality of opportunity in the field of education, health and employment.

Started on 1 March 2014

Although Zero Discrimination Day was started by the Executive Director of UNAIDS on 1 March 2014, but its celebration was announced by UNAIDS in December 2013 following its Zero Discrimination Campaign program on World AIDS Day. Thus the day was announced by UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibe with a big event in Beijing.

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