International Widows Day 2022: History, Theme, Significance

International Widows Day 2022: History, Theme, Significance – Every year, International Widows Day is observed on 23rd June to raise awareness among people regarding the issue of widowhood and this day also addresses the “poverty and injustice faced by millions of widows and their dependents in many countries”.

International Widows Day 2022: History

  • The Loomba Foundation established this day to raise awareness regarding the issues of widowhood.
  • It also marks the day when Shrimati Pushpa Wati Loomba, mother of Lord Loomba, became a widow in 1954.
  • In the year 2005, The first International Widows Day was held and celebrated by Lord Loomba and Cherie Blair, the foundation’s president.
  • On 21st December 2010, the United Nations adopted this day to observe as International Widows Day.

International Widows Day 2022: Theme

  • The Theme of International Widows Day 2022 is “Sustainable Solutions for Widows Financial Independence”.
  • The theme for International Widows Day 2021 is “Invisible Women, Invisible Problems”.

International Widows Day 2022: FAQs

Q.1 What day is National Widow day?

National Widow day is observed on 23rrd June every year.

Q.2 What is the theme of International Widows Day?

The theme for International Widows‘ Day 2022 is “Invisible Women, Invisible Problems”.

Q.3 Which is the International Widows Day observed?

International Widows Day is observed on 23rd June every year in order to create awareness among people regarding the issue of widowhood

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