International Day of Persons with Disabilities (December 3)Date Posted: Wednesday, December 2, 2015
International Day of Persons with Disabilities is an international observance promoted by the United Nations since 1992. The observance of the Day aims to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons with disabilities. It also seeks to increase awareness of gains to be derived from the integration of persons with disabilities in every aspect of political, social, economic and cultural life. It was originally called "International Day of Disabled Persons". Each year the day focuses on a different issue. This year's theme is Inclusion Matters: access and empowerment for people of all abilities.
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