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Awareness Days - July 2022


 

General Causes this July:

(Click on the images to go to their websites)

 
 
 

11th - World Population Day


A day that's dedicated to focusing on the importance of population issues. Read more about it here: un.org.au/en/observances/world-population-day



 

13th - Asalha Puja Day (Buddhist)





 

17th-23rd - National Farm Safety Week










 

3rd-10th - NAIDOC Week


"The relationship between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and non‑Indigenous Australians needs to be based on justice, equity, and the proper recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ rights.

Whether it’s seeking proper environmental, cultural and heritage protections, Constitutional change, a comprehensive process of truth-telling, working towards treaties, or calling out racism—we must do it together.

Get Up! Stand Up! Show Up! with us to amplify our voices and narrow the gap between aspiration and reality, good intent and outcome."

Read more here: naidoc.org.au

 

Friday 8th - National Hoodie Day

Organisation: AIME (Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience)


About: "On the last day of NAIDOC week, to celebrate the intelligence of Indigenous Australians, share the world you imagine in 10 years and what you'll do to make it come to life.

The idea is the Hoodie will become your commitment cape for change."


Read more here: aimementoring.com

 

10th-16th - National Diabetes Week


"Research conducted by the Australian Centre for Behavioural Research in Diabetes (ACBRD), found that four out of five people living with diabetes have experienced stigma at some point. It can lead to people not sharing their diagnosis with others, getting the help and support they need, being interested to learn more about their diabetes or doing what they need to do each day to manage their diabetes and stay well."


Read more here:

 

12th - Malala Day


Also her birthday, Malala Day was established to support world education and appeal to the world leaders that they ensure compulsory and free education for every child.


Read more about it here:

 

15-21 National Wound Awareness Week - awma.com.au






 

18th - Nelson Mandela International Day


This year's theme is: “Do what you can, with what you have, wherever you are”



Read more here: mandeladay.com

 

22nd - National Pyjama Day


Support little kids with big dreams. Wear your PJ's and help to raise funds to support children living in foster care.


 

24th - Stress Down Day


Organisation: Lifeline


A fun and easy initiative designed to raise awareness around stress in the workplace, and an opportunity to raise vital funds for Lifeline's 24/7 support services.


 
 
 

26 July - 1 August - National Pain Week


Read more here: nationalpainweek.org.au

 

28th - World Hepatitis Day


 

29th - Crazy Hair Day


Wear your craziest hair to raise awareness for Cystic Fibrosis (CF) - the most common inherited, life threatening condition affecting young Australians. Cystic Fibrosis is life shortening and there is no cure.


Read more here: crazyhair.com.au




 

30th - Gastroschisis Awareness Day


Read more here: averysangels.org
















 

30th - International Day of Friendship


"Sharing the human spirit through friendship"


Actions to promote a culture of peace:

  • foster a culture of peace through education;

  • promote sustainable economic and social development;

  • promote respect for all human rights;

  • ensure equality between women and men;

  • foster democratic participation;

  • advance understanding, tolerance and solidarity;

  • support participatory communication and the free flow of information and knowledge;

  • promote international peace and security

 

31st - World Ranger Day


Read more here: internationalrangers.org








 

31st - National Stepfamily Awareness Day

Read more here: stepfamily.org.au






 

31st July - 6 Aug - National Missing Persons Week

Read more here: missingpersons.gov.au






 

31st - National Tree Day


Read more here: treeday.planetark.org/

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