Aug 12

On this day, 

1️⃣ World Elephant Day: It is the perfect time to discover more about this astonishing creature and what we can do to safeguard them. They are the world's biggest land creatures, weighing as much as 22,000 pounds.


History:

World Elephant Day was made in 2011 by two Canadian producer Patricia Sims and Thailand's Elephant Reintroduction Foundation and first celebrated on August 12, 2012. World Elephant Day has put together with numerous elephant protection associations, and residents under the support of the day. They are at present in 13 nations, and over the past 50 years their range has contracted 70%.


5 ways to celebrate:

  1. Educate yourself and society

  2. Watch documentary

  3. Share ideas to help these creatures on the planet

  4. Share your pic with pet to showcase love towards animals

  5. Inform others about the mischief that’s being done to elephants

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2️⃣ International Youth Day: Youth day tries to bring issues to light for any cultural and legal issues faced by youth throughout the globe. Youth Day gives an opportunity for every nation to access their interest in and responsibility towards youth.


History:

In 1995, the General Assembly of the United Nations embraced the “World Program of Action for Youth” with the goal of setting up rules and that would prompt to the better future. This specific program covers different areas like education, society responsibility, employment, wellbeing, environment and drug misuse.


5 ways to celebrate:

  1. Support and spread UN’s agenda

  2. Teach your child about sustainable development

  3. Engauge children with role plays

  4. Participate society events locally or virtually

  5. Spread the word among friends and social media

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