October 15, 2018
Global Handwashing Day
"October 15 is Global Handwashing Day,a global advocacy day dedicated to increasing awareness and understanding about the importance of handwashing with soap as an effective and affordable way to prevent diseases and save lives". Visit GlobalHandwashing.org for more information.
International Day of Rural Women
"The first International Day of Rural Women was observed on 15 October 2008. This new international day, established by the General Assembly in its resolution 62/136 of 18 December 2007, recognizes the critical role and contribution of rural women, including indigenous women, in enhancing agricultural and rural development, improving food security and eradicating rural poverty". Visit UN.org for more information