International Day of Families 

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International Day of Families  in United Nations in 2022
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About International Day of Families 

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Dates of International Day of Families 
2023 United Nations Monday, May 15thInternational Day of Families 
2022 United Nations Sunday, May 15thInternational Day of Families 
2021 United Nations Saturday, May 15thInternational Day of Families 
2020 United Nations Friday, May 15thInternational Day of Families 
2019 United Nations Wednesday, May 15thInternational Day of Families 
Summary
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Every year, on May 15th, the International Day of the Family is celebrated throughout the World.

Family is the basic unit of society. This day provides an opportunity to raise awareness about the issues related to the families and to increase knowledge about the social, economic and demographic processes that affect them.

In 1993, the General Assembly decided in a resolution (A/RES/47/237) that 15 May of every year should be observed as The International Day of Families. This day provides an opportunity to promote awareness of issues relating to families and to increase the knowledge of the social, economic and demographic processes affecting families.

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