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International Women’s Day

Date: 8th March

The day celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women and puts the spotlight on the global action needed to accelerate gender parity.

Disabled Access Day

Date: 16th March

A day to celebrate good access and create opportunities for people to try something new. The day is about highlighting the fantastic access that already exists in places too.

Young Carers Action Day

Date: 16th March

This year’s Young Carers Action Day (YCAD) will focus on young carers’ futures. Young carers will showcase the incredible skills they develop from caring – like resilience, time-management and empathy, and they will use the #YCAD platform to call on employers and potential and realise their dreams.

Prostate & Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

Date: All Month

Both Campaigns focus on earlier awareness of symptoms, genetic predisposition, and early detection.

International Day of Happiness 😊

Date: 20th March

The UN General Assembly adopted a resolution which recognised happiness as a “fundamental human goal” and called for members to promote happiness and well-being.

International Transgender Day of Visibility

Date: 31st March

Celebrated annually on 31st March and is traditionally a time to celebrate transgender people around the world and the courage it takes to live openly and authentically, while also raising awareness about the discrimination trans people continue to face today.

We cannot all succeed when half of us held back” – Malala Yousafzai

Special Days

1st March

  • Zero Discrimination Day
  • Shrove Tuesday – (Christian)
  • Saint David’s Day – (Christian)
  • Maha Shivaratri – (Hinduism)
  • Night of Miraaj – (Islam)

1st-7th March  

  • LGBT Adoption & Fostering Week

2nd March

  • Ash Wednesday (lent begins) – (Christian)

7th March

  • Great Lent begins – (Orthodox Christian)

8th March

  • International Women’s Day

16th March

  • Ta’anit Esther (The Fast of Esther) – (Jewish Observance)
  • Young Carers Action Day
  • Disabled Access Day Disabled Access Day

16th-17th March

  • Purim* – (Jewish Holiday)

17th March

  • Saint Patricks Day – (Christian)

18th March

  • Holi – (Hindi)

18th-19th March

  • Lailat al Bara’ah* – (Islam)

19th March

  • Saint Joseph’s Day – (Christian)

20th March

  • International Day of Happiness
  • Spring Equinox (Season)

21st March

  • International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

22nd March

  • World Water Day

25th March

  • The Annunciation of the Lord to the Blessed Virgin Mary – (Christian)

27th March

  • Mothering Sunday
  • Daylight Saving Time starts (clock change)

28th-3rd March

  • World Autism Awareness week

31st March

  • International Transgender Day of Visibility