On May 15, International Family Day (IDF) is celebrated all over the world. This day is organized every year on this day. Its primary purpose of organizing is to show the importance of family relations among the international community.
- The theme of this day for the year 2021 is, ‘Families and new technologies’. This theme focuses on the impact of new technologies on family and family relationships.
- Realizing the importance of the basic family system, the United Nations General Assembly declared May 15 as ‘International Family Day’ in the year 1993 and was first celebrated on May 15, 1994.
- Family is the fundamental unit of building society and it is of utmost importance in a person’s life. According to the United Nations, International Family Day will promote awareness of issues related to families among the general public.
- It also provides an opportunity to develop an understanding of social, economic, and demographic factors affecting relationships. .
Source – Indian Express