World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2021
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) is observed on 5th June every year. this day promotes a better understanding of abuse and neglect of older persons by creating awareness of the cultural, social, economic, and demographic processes affecting elder abuse and neglect.
- The theme in 2021 for WEAAD (World Elder Abuse Awareness Day) is “Access to Justice”.
- The International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse and the World Health Organization at the United Nations (UN) started this day to observe on 15th June 2006.
- In 2011, the United Nations General Assembly officially declared this day to celebrate.
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