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2024 Inclusion Calendar

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Being mindful of diverse holidays, cultural events, religious celebrations, wellbeing awareness dates and associated training - is key to helping create an inclusive workplace.

The following information highlights important themes and dates each month and supports our diversity, cultural, equality and health and wellbeing initiatives. We hope you find it a useful resource to support one another and celebrate key dates.

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  • Key dates below may be linked to associated free staff training sessions or events to support personal development for that month. 
  • These dates will be highlighted in blue and when clicked will open up the dedicated Join us - staff training and events with the session summary and registration details. It includes lots of equality, diversity, health and wellbeing training each month - so you are encouraged to regularly check what is on offer! 
  • Check out what training is on this month at Join Us

 

May - National Walking Month

UK Walking Month - May 2024

Awareness and events

Month - UK Walking

Month - Action on Stroke  

Month - Celiac Awareness 

5 - World Hand Hygiene Day 

8 - UK National Day for Staff Networks 

13 to 19 - Mental Health Awareness Week

15 - International Day of Families 

17 - International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia 

18 - Global Accessibility Awareness Day 

20 - Learning at Work Week

22 - International Day for Biological Diversity 

31- World No Tobacco Day 

Religious/Cultural

2 - Birthday of Guru Arjan Dev (Sikh)

6 - Yom HaShoah (Judaism)

23 - Declaration of the Bab (Baha'i)

 

June - LGBT Pride Month

LGBT Pride Month - June 2024

Awareness and events

Month - LGBT Pride 

Month - Gypsy, Roma and Traveller History 

Month - Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Awareness 

1 - Global Day of Parents 

5 - World Environment Day 

8 - Global Wellness Day 

10 to 16 - Men's Health Week

10 to 16 - Carer's Week

12 - 18 - Diabetes Week 

14 - World Blood Donor Day 

15 - World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 

17 to 23 - BNF Healthy Eating Week 

16 - Neurodiversity Pride Day 

19 to 25 - Learning Disability Week 

22 - UK National Windrush Day 

28 - Stonewall Riots Anniversary

Religious/Cultural

16 - Eid al Adha (Islam)

 

July - Disablity Pride Month

Disability Pride Month - July 2024

Awareness and events

Month - UV Safety 

Month - Challenging Age Perception 

Month - Disability Pride 

1 - 7 - Alcohol Awareness Week 

11- World Population Day 

14 - International Non-Binary People's Day 

15 - World Youth Skills Day 

17- World Day for International Justice 

24 - Samaritans Awareness Day

28 - World Hepatitis Day 

30 - International Day of Friendship 

Religious/Cultural

9 - Martydom of the BAB (Baháʼí)

16 - Ashura (Islam)

21 - Dharma Day (Buddhism) 

 

August - Health and Safety Month

Health and Safety Month - August 2024

Awareness and events

Month - Health and Safety 

Month - Psoriasis Awareness 

1 - UK Cycle to Work Day 

1 to 7 - World Breastfeeding Awareness Week 

6 to 11 - Know Your Numbers Week 

9 - International Day of the World's Indigenout People 

12 - International Youth Day 

19 - World Humanitarian Day 

22 - Commemorating Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief 

23 - Rememberance of Slave Trade and it's Abolition 

Religious/Cultural

26 - Krishna Janmashtami (Hindu)

 

September - World Alzheimer's Month

Dementia and Alzheimers Month - September 2024

Awareness and events

Month - World Alzheimer's 

Month - World Dementia Awareness 

Month - Pain Awareness 

5 - International Day of Charity 

8 - International Literacy Day 

10 - World Suicide Prevention Day 

18 - International Equal Pay Day 

19 - Youth Mental Health Day 

23 to 29 - National Eye Health Awareness Week 

23 - Bi Visibility Day, International Day of Sign Languages and UK National Incusion Week begins 

Religious/Cultural

15 - Mawlid al-Nabi (Islam)

17 - Anant Chaturdashi (Hindu)

 

October - Black History Month

Black History Month - October 2024

Awareness and events

Month - Stoptober 

Month - Breast Cancer Awareness 

Month - Down Syndrome Awareness 

Month - Cholesterol Awareness 

Month - Menopause Awareness 

Month - UK Black History 

Month - Global Diversity 

1- International Day of Older Persons 

2 - International Day of Non-Violence 

8 - World Dyslexia Day

9 to 15 - Baby Loss Awareness Week 

10 -World Mental Health Day 

17 - International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 

18 - World Menopause Day and International Pronouns Day 

Religious/Cultural

31 - Diwali begins (Hindu, Sikh and Jain) 

 

November - Men's Health Month

Movember 2024

Awareness and events

Month - Movember - Men's Health Awareness 

Month - Lung Cancer Awareness 

Month - Pancreatic Cancer Awareness 

4 -9 - National Talk Money Week 

8 - Intersex Day of Solidarity 

11 - Armistice Day 

12 - Remembrance Sunday 

13 - World Kindness Day 

17 - International STAND UP to Bullying Day 

18- 24  - Self-Care Week 

19 - International Men's Day 

20 - Transgender Day of Remembrance 

25 - 16 Days of Action Against Domestic Violence 

Religious/Cultural

15 -  Birthday of Guru Nanak Dev (Sikh)

27 - Gurpurab (Sikh)

 

December - International Human Rights Month

International Human Rights Month - December 2024

Awareness and events

Month - Aids Awareness 

Month - Universal Month for Human Rights

1- World Aids Day 

2 - International Day for the Abolition of Slavery

3 - International Day for Persons with Disabilities 

10 - International Human Rights Day 

18 - International Migrants Day 

20 - International Human Solidarity Day

Religious/Cultural

25 - Christmas Day (Christian)

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Last modified on 21 May 2024

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