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
  • 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