World Elder Abuse Awareness Day - Listen & Care them


On World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, the people who take care of Elder, and the government all work together to stop elder abuse.

Credit: Google / Social Media

The United Nations (UN) has designated June 15 as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD). 15th June 2023, Thursday 

The INPEA, which launched the monument in June 2006, requested recognition from the UN General Assembly in December 2011

Venue-New York, United Nations Headquarters on Thursday, June 15, 2023, between 1:15 and 2:30 p.m. EDT

Theme 2023 – “Closing the Circle: Addressing Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in Older Age Policy, Law and Evidence-based Responses.”

Credit: Google / Social Media

Colour– Purple. The World Elder Abuse Awareness Day symbol is a purple awareness ribbon.

Activities on this day-Conferences, seminars, workshops, awareness campaigns, and outreach activities prevent elder abuse.

 India had the greatest aggregated elder abuse prevalence (14.0%), followed by the US (7.6%), Europe (6.03%), and Canada (4.0%).