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Equality & Diversity November 2017

ALL SAINTS DAY - 1ST NOVEMBER 20171st November 2017

All Saints' Day (Christian)


Christians remember all the
saints and martyrs,
known and unknown,
throughout Christian history.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Movember - all november 20171st November 2017

‘Movember’ Men's Health Awareness Month


Movember is an annual event involving the
growing of moustaches during the
month of November to raise awareness
of mens health issues, such as prostate cancer,
testicular cancer and mens suicide.

 

 

 

 

 

ALL SOULS DAY - 2ND NOVEMBER 20172nd November 2017

All Souls' Day (Christian)

Christians remember and pray for the dead,
especially family members.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Birthday of Guru Nanak - 4th October 20174th November 2017

Birthday of Guru Nanak (Sikh)

Guru Nanak was the founder of the
Sikh faith and the first of its 10 ten Gurus.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Armistice Day - 11th November 201711th November 2017

Armistice Day

A two minute silence is observed at 11am on 11th day of the 11th month.
This is when the Great War, or World War One, came to an end in 1918. Today
this anniversary is used to remember everyone that has died while at war.
This includes World War Two, the Falklands War, the Gulf War, The Middle East
and ongoing conflicts across the world.

 

 

 

 

 


Rememberance Sunday - 12th November 201712th November 2017

Remembrance Sunday

Rememberence Sunday,
which falls on 12th November in 2017,
is a day for the nation to remember
and honour those who have sacrificed
themselves to secure and protect our freedom.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Birth of the Bab - 13th October 201713th November 2017

Birth of the Báb (Bahá'í)

Bahá'ís celebrate the birth
in 1819 of the Báb,
the herald or forerunner of their faith.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

anti-bullying week - 13th October 2017

13th November 2017

Anti-Bullying Week

The Anit-Bullying alliance describe
bullying as the repetitive, intentional
hurting of one person or group by
another person ir group, where the
relationship involves an imbalance.

 

 

 

 

 

World Diabetes Day - 14th November 20174th November 2017

World Diabetes Day

By 2040, more than 640 million of us
may live with diabetes. WDD unites
the global diabetes community to
produce a powerul voice for diabetes
awareness and advocacy.

 

 

 

 

 

 

International Mens Dog - 19th November 2017

19th November 2017

International Men's Day

Includes a focus on men's and boy's
health, improving gender relations,
promoting gender equality, and
highlighting positive male role models.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Transgender day of rememberance- Monday 20th November 201720th November 2017

Transgender Day of Remembrance
A day to remember and honour the lives of those
individuals who have been killed because of their
gender identity or expression.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Martyrdom of guru tiegh bahadur - 24th November 201724th November 2017

Martyrdom of Guru Tegh Bahadur (Sikh)

Guru Tegh Bahadur was the ninth
of the Ten Sikh Gurus. He was martyred in 1675.