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Global Family Day 2024: History and Significance

Global Family Day 2024: The people observe Global Family Day, also known as World Peace Day on January 1 across the world. The day concretizes the idea of global unity and harmony in the minds of people. It is a day and marks the beginning of a new year, with hopes to have more concord in our daily lives to witness, both micro and macro, positive changes in the world.

Global Family Day: History

In 1997, the idea behind Global Family Day started from a Children’s book. The book was titled, ‘One Day In Peace – January 1, 2000.’ The United Nations General Assembly established the International Decade for the Culture of Peace and Non-violence for the Children of the World. Linda Grover, a peace activist, played an important role in promoting the day in front of the entire world.

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Family Day Theme 2024

  • “Families Building Resilient Futures”
  • “Embracing Diversity, Strengthening Families”
  • “Global Families, Connected Hearts”


What is a global family?

‘Global family’ means a global village

Why do people celebrate World Family Day?

The day promotes world peace.


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