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World Down Syndrome Day 2021: Purpose, Theme, History

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World Down Syndrome Day 2021: Purpose, Theme, History

The day of 21st March is observed as World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD) across the world every year.

World Down Syndrome Day Purpose

  • The aim of this day is to create awareness about Down syndrome. 

World Down Syndrome Day Theme 2021

  • In 2021, the theme of the day has been chosen as “We CONNECT so that we can” #CONNECTb by the United Nations.

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World Down Syndrome Day: History

  • In the year 2006, the Down Syndrome International (DSI) Organisation celebrated this day for the first time.
  • Later, in December 2011, The General Assembly of the United Nations passed a resolution A/RES/66/149 to proclaim 21 March as World Down Syndrome Day.

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