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International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Current context: International Day of Persons with Disabilities is being observed on 3rd December every year across the world.
International Day of Persons with Disabilities 
  • The day is observed to increase awareness about the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities in all spheres of society and their development.
  • This year the theme is “Promoting the Participation of Persons with Disabilities and their leadership: Taking Action on the 2030 Development Agenda”.
  • The theme has been chosen for inclusive, equitable and sustainable development of persons with disabilities, as anticipated in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
  • The day is observed after its proclamation in 1992 by the United Nations General Assembly resolution.
  • The International Day of the People with Disabilities is also known as World Disabled Day.
  • 1981 was notified as the International Year of Disabled Persons by the United Nations General Assembly.

Question: 

Q.1 Which day is observed as the International Day of Persons with Disabilities?
a. 3rd November
b. 1st January
c. 1th October
d. 3rd December
International Day of Persons with Disabilities International Day of Persons with Disabilities Reviewed by Neha Verma on December 03, 2019 Rating: 5

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