March 2023

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Women’s History Month

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

►Ramadan | Islam - 22 March - 20 April 


St David's Day | Gŵyl Dewi Sant | Wales

St David is the Patron Saint of Wales. On this day, Welsh people around the world wear one or both of Wales' national emblems - a daffodil and a leek

 

 

 

 

 

 

United Nations Zero Discrimination Day

 

 

 University Mental Health Day

University Mental Health Day brings together the student community each year in an effort to make mental health a university-wide priority across the country, and to create continued change to the future of student mental health

 

 

 

 

 

Independence Day of Ghana

Ghana's National Day commemorating independence from British colonial rule in 1957

 

 

 

 

Purim | Judaism

6 - 7 March 

 

 

 

 

International Women’s Day     

International Women's Day 2023 campaign theme: #EmbraceEquity

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hola Mohalla | Sikh 

8 - 10 March

 

 

 

 

 Patrick’s Day | Christian | Ireland

St Patrick's Day, or the Feast of St.Patrick, is a cultural and religious celebration. It recognise the death of St. Patrick, Ireland's patron saint who brought Christianity to the country

 

 

 

 

 

Mothering Sunday

 

 

 

Spring Equinox | Pagan

Celebration of a renewal of life in spring

 

 

 

 

Naw-Rúz | Baháʼí

The first day of the Baháʼí calendar year and one of nine holy days for adherents of the Baháʼí Faith. It occurs on the vernal equinox, on or near March 21, which is the traditional Iranian New Year

 

 

 

 

International Day of Happiness

 

 

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination | End Racism Day 

 

 

 

World Down Syndrome Day

 

 

Ramadan | Islam

22 March - 20 April  -  The ninth month in the Islamic calendar. 30 days of strict fasting from sunrise to sundown in honour of the first revelations to the Prophet Muhammad  (Peace be upon Him)

 

 

 

 

 

Pakistan Day | Pakistan Resolution Day | Republic Day

Commemorates the adoption of the first constitution of Pakistan in 1956 making Pakistan the world's first Islamic republic

 

 

 
 

The Annunciation of the Mother of God | Orthodox

 

 

International Transgender Day of Visibility

International Transgender Day of Visibility is honoured every year on 31 March and is a time to celebrate transgender people around the world and the courage it takes to live openly and authentically. It raises awareness of the discrimination trans people still face