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Global Day of Parents 2020: All you need to know about this day


Team Udayavani, Jun 1, 2020, 9:23 AM IST

Global Day of Parents is celebrated on June 1, annually. This day gives a special opportunity to appreciate parents and  highlight the sacrifices and affection of parents towards children.

In its resolution 44/82 of 9 December 1989, The General Assembly proclaimed 1994 as the International Year of the Family, and in resolution 47/237 of 1993, the General Assembly decided that 15 May of every year to be observed as the International Day of Families.

In 2012, the General Assembly proclaimed 1 June as the Global Day of Parents, to be observed annually in honour of parents throughout the world

This year, in 2020, the theme and event category on this day is ‘Family Awareness’. In this era, it is important to be aware of one’s own and one’s family’s mental and physical well-being. The theme aims towards achieving betterment of family’s mental as well as physical health.

On this day, Children visit their parents and thank them for everything that they have done.

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