SPECIAL DAYS - 2017 MARCH

March 1

Zero Discrimination Day is celebrated on 1st march every year.
Zero Discrimination Day is an annual worldwide event observed on 1st March every year.
Organizations like the United Nations (UN) actively promote the day with various activities to celebrate everyone's right to live a full life with dignity regardless of age, gender, sexuality, nationality, ethnicity, skin color, height, weight, profession, education, and beliefs.
Zero Discrimination Day is a chance to celebrate diversity and to reject discrimination.
The symbol for Zero Discrimination Day is the butterfly, widely used by people to share their stories and photos as a way to end discrimination and work towards positive transformation.

March 3

World Wildlife Day is being observed on 3rd March every year.
World Wildlife Day was observed each year on 3rd March since its proclamation by the United Nations General Assembly on 20 December 2013.
This year with the Theme ''Listen to the young voices'' to provide incentives to the youth to tackle conservation issues.
The day of the adoption of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), as World Wildlife Day, which was proposed by Thailand, to celebrate and raise awareness of the world’s wild fauna and flora.

National Defence Day is celebrated on 3rd March every year.
The day is formed by the combination of cadets of three services the army, the navy and the air force.
World’s largest and tallest Indian tricolour was unfurled at Town Park in Faridabad.
Headquarters: Khadakwasla, Maharashtra.

World Hearing Day is being observed on 3rd March every year.
World Hearing Day is observed on each year on March 3rd to promote hearing since its pronouncement in 2007.
Theme: Action for hearing loss: make a sound investment.
This year World Health Organization urged the theme which highlights actions which can be undertaken by decision-makers to address hearing loss.

March 4

National Safety Day is being observed on March 4.
National safety week is being observed from 4th March to 10th March.
National safety day or week campaign is celebrated in India every year by National Safety Council to enhance the safety awareness among people.
National Safety Council of India is self governing body which was established on the 4th March in 1996 under Societies Act in Mumbai.
Theme: keep each other safe.

National security Day is being observed on 4th March.
March 4 is commemorated as National Security Day to praise the work of security forces, Security forces ensure that the citizens of India sleep can sleep peacefully, without fretting over the security of the country.
Also known as Rashtriya Suraksha Diwas, this day is dedicated to all the security forces such as policemen, commandos, guards, army officers, Para-military forces.
With strength of over 1.3 million active personnel, India has third largest military force.

World Day of the Fight Against Sexual Exploitation is being observed on 4th March.
World Day of the fight against Sexual Exploitation is celebrated every year on 4th March.
Although there are exceptions, sexual exploitation overwhelmingly involves women and children, and it is a problem of worldwide proportions.

March 8

International Women’s Day is being observed on 8th March every year.
International women’s Day was initially celebrated as International working women’s Day.
Day to celebrate womanhood, their social, political, cultural, political, economic achievements and their significant contributions to society, while laying importance on gender equality.
People across the World come together to commemorate women - not just well-known personalities, but also each woman who plays a pivotal part in the shaping of their lives. The day has come to be increasingly associated with feminism and equal rights for women.
It asserts the equal freedoms and rights that women have access to just like men.
Theme: Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030.

March 9

World kidney day observed on 9th March.
World Kidney Day is a global awareness campaign aimed at raising awareness of the importance of our kidneys to our overall health and to reduce the frequency and impact of kidney disease and its associated health problems worldwide.
World Kidney Day is celebrated every 9th of March and was started in 2006 and has not stopped growing.
The World Kidney Day is a joint initiative of the International Federation of Kidney Foundations (IFKF) and International Society of Nephrology (ISN).
The theme for 2017 is: Kidney disease and obesity: health life style for health kidneys.

March 10

CISF Raising Day - 10th March.
48th The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) Raising Day is being observed every year on 10th March.
The CISF was set up under an act of the Parliament of India with a strength of 2,800. It is directly under the Union Ministry of Home Affairs.
Its headquarters at New Delhi.
CISF is a multidimensional security force registering remarkable growth in capabilities.
CISF currently provides security cover to nuclear installations, space establishments, airports, seaports, power plants, sensitive government buildings and heritage monuments and the Delhi Metro.

March 12

World Day Against Cyber Censorship.
World Day Against Cyber Censorship is being observed on 12th March.
World Day against Cyber Censorship is an online event held each year on March 12 to rally support for a single, unrestricted Internet that is accessible to all and to draw attention to the ways that governments around the world are deterring and censoring free speech online.
The day was first observed on 12 March 2008 at the request of Reporters without Borders and Amnesty International.

March 13

Commonwealth Day is observed on 13th March (2nd Monday of March).
Commonwealth Day is celebrated on the second Monday of March every year.
Commonwealth Day is an opportunity for the Commonwealth's 52 member states to come together and celebrate its values – and diversity.
The year 2017 marks 40 years since commonwealth day became a global celebration marked on the same day every year 2nd Monday in March.
2017 Theme: A peace building commonwealth.

March 14

The world observed march 14 is 'pi (π) day'.
Math enthusiasts know all about it, and the rest of the population is probably hoping for cherry pie.
March 14 is Pi Day. And each year presents ample opportunity for learning.
To 31 decimal places, the celebrated irrational number that never ends is 3.1415926535897932384626433832795.
Pi is the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter. It's not equal to the ratio of any two whole numbers, so an approximation - 22/7 - is used in many calculations.
Pi is essential in architecture and construction and was used frequently by early astronomers.
Pi has been known for about 4,000 years, but it started to be called by the Greek letter only in the 1700s.
The true "randomness" of pi's digits - 3.14 and so on - has never been proven.

March 15

World Consumer Rights Day observed 15th March.
World Consumer Rights Day is an awareness day, which is observed on March 15. The WCRD was first celebrated in 1983 and became an important annual occasion for mobilizing citizen action and solidarity within the international consumer movement.
Objective: WCRD is an opportunity to promote the basic rights of all consumers, for demanding that those rights are respected and protected, and for protesting the market abuses and social injustices which undermine them.
Theme for this year is: 'Building a Digital World Consumers can Trust’.


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