Human Rights Calendar

Human Rights-related days of the year

  • JANUARY 27 – International Holocaust Remembrance Day
  • FEBRUARY – Black History Month
  • MARCH 8 – International Women’s Day
  • MARCH 21 – International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
  • MAY – Asian Heritage Month
  • MAY 17 – International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHO)
  • JUNE 21 – National Indigenous Day
  • JUNE 27 – Canadian Multiculturalism Day
  • AUGUST 9 – International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
  • SEPTEMBER 23 – Bi Visibility Day
  • SEPTEMBER 30 – National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
  • OCTOBER – Women’s History Month
  • NOVEMBER 20 – Trans Day of Remembrance
  • NOVEMBER 25 – International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
  • DECEMBER 3 – International Day for Persons with Disabilities
  • DECEMBER 6 – National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
  • DECEMBER 9 – International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the victims of the Crime of Genocide and of Prevention of this crime
  • DECEMBER 10 – International Human Rights Day