Diversity Today - Self-Injury Awareness Day
Ash Wednesday (Christian) The beginning of Lent for Western Christian churches and is a day of penitence
Lent (Christian) (-13th) The period of 40 days which comes before Easter in the Christian calendar
The Nineteen Day Fast (Bahá'í) (-20th) A time when Bahá'ís fast from sunrise to sunset and spend extra time in prayer
Today is... ‘Self-Injury Awareness Day’
Each year, the 1st of March is designated as SIAD around the world. It's a time when we can all come together to help raise awareness about self-injury and self-harm.
More information at: http://www.lifesigns.org.uk/siad/
Also today... First day of Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month (see Friday)
In one week - International Women’s Day and No Smoking Day (8/3)
In one month - World Autism Awareness Day (2/4)
This resource is brought to you via a partnership with the FE Providers’ Equality Network <http://equalitynetwork.co.uk/> and Pinnacle Training Solutions Limited <http://www.mypinnacle.co.uk/> . We would like to acknowledge the support of the Mental Health and Further Education (MHFE) <http://mhfe.org.uk/> and The Department for Education (DfE) <https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-education> although the content does not necessarily reflect their views or opinions.