Zero Discrimination Day
Zero Discrimination Day is celebrated globally on 1 March every year so that everyone lives life with dignity regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, skin colour, height, weight, etc. The symbol of Zero Discrimination Day is the butterfly. Firstly, on 1 March 2014, the UN celebrated this day.
World Hearing Day
World Hearing Day is observed on 3rd March every year to raise awareness about how to prevent deafness and to promote hearing across the world.
World Wildlife Day
This day is celebrated globally on 3rd March and is closely aligned with Sustainable Development Goal 12 that is Life without water, which focuses on marine species and highlights the problems, critical issues of marine wildlife to our everyday life. The theme of World Wildlife Day 2023 is “Recovering key species for ecosystem restoration”.
Employee Appreciation Day
Employee Appreciation Day is observed on 4 March. The day reminds us that for any successful business it is important to have a strong employer-employee relationship.
International Women’s Day
International Women's Day is a global holiday celebrated annually on March 8 as a focal point in the women's rights movement, bringing attention to issues such as gender equality, reproductive rights, and violence and abuse against women.
No Smoking Day (Second Wednesday of March)
No Smoking Day is observed every year on the second Wednesday of March to raise awareness about the harmful health effects of tobacco via smoking and to encourage people all over the world to quit smoking. This year, it falls on 8 March.
On 14 March Pi Day is celebrated around the world. Pi is a symbol used in mathematics to represent a constant. It is the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter which is approx. 3.14.
International Day of Action for Rivers
International. International Day of Action For Rivers, observed on March 14 every year, is a day that is dedicated to saving, celebrating, and creating awareness about the importance of rivers.
World Consumer Rights Day
It is observed on 15 March every year for raising global awareness about consumer rights and needs. This day is a chance to demand that the rights of all consumers are respected and protected and to protest against social injustices.
National Vaccination Day
The Government of India observes 16 March as National Vaccination Day to acknowledge and appreciate the hard work of frontline health care workers to ensure the vaccination of every child.
World Sleep Day
World Sleep Day is held the Friday before Spring Vernal Equinox of each year. This year, it will be observed on 18 March 2023. It is a call to action on important issues related to sleep, including medicine, education, social aspects, and driving. The slogan of World Sleep Day is Better Sleep, Better Life, Better Planet.
International Day of Happiness
International Day of Happiness is observed every year on 20 March. Since 2013, the United Nations has celebrated this day to recognize the importance of happiness in the lives of people around the world. The UN launched the 17 Sustainable Development Goals in 2015 to end poverty, reduce inequality and protect our planet which are the three key aspects that lead to well-being and happiness
World Oral Health Day
World Oral Health Day is celebrated on 20 March to raise awareness about oral health. The theme of World Oral Health day 2023 is "Be Proud Of Your Mouth". In other words, value and take care of it.
International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
The International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination is observed annually on 21 March. Racial discrimination is any discrimination against any individual on the basis of their skin color, or racial or ethnic origin. Individuals can discriminate by refusing to do business with, socialize with, or share resources with people of a certain group.
World Forestry Day or International Day of Forests
It is celebrated every year to raise public awareness about the values, significance, and contributions of the forests to balance the life cycle on the earth. In 1971, World Forestry Day was established at the 23rd General Assembly of the European Confederation of Agriculture.
World Poetry Day
On 21st March, World Poetry Day is celebrated every year to recognise the unique ability of poetry to capture the creative spirit of the human mind. To celebrate this day on 21st March was adopted during UNESCO's 30th session in Paris in 1999.
World Water Day
World Water Day (22 March) is celebrated annually to highlight the importance of freshwater and raise awareness of the global water crisis, focusing and advocating for sustainable development of water resources. Water is our basic human right, vital for society, the economy and environment.
World Meteorological Day
World Meteorological Day is celebrated on 23rd March every year to attract attention towards weather and climate for the safety and well-being of the society. On 23rd March 1950, the World Meteorological Organisation came into force. The theme of World Meteorological Day 2023 is "Early Warning and Early Action. Hydrometeorological and Climate Information for Disaster Risk Reduction."
Martyr's Day or Shaheed Diwas is observed in India on several dates. March 23 is remembered as the day when three brave freedom fighters, namely Bhagat Singh, Shivaram Rajguru, and Sukhdev Thapar, were hanged by the British. Also, January 30th is observed as Martyr's Day or Shaheed Diwas in the memory of Mahatma Gandhi.
World Theatre Day
World Theatre Day is celebrated on 27 March annually across the world since 1962 to raise the importance of the art form "theatre" and to act as a wakeup call for governments, politicians, and institutions that have not yet recognised its value to the people and also have not realised its potential for economic growth.