June 1 is celebrated worldwide as the Global Day of Parents to honor the parents and their dedication to the children. This date was established by the United Nations General Assembly in 2012. .
In its resolution, which proclaimed June 1st as the Global Day of Parents, the United Nations stated how the the family has the primary responsibility for the care and protection of the children. More so, it was stated that the children should be allowed to grow up in a family environment, in an atmosphere of happiness, love and understanding with the goal of full and comprehensive personality development.
The role of parents in raising children is the basis and the foundation of our community and society. Parents play a key role as guardians and teachers of their children to prepare them for a happy, productive and fulfilling live. For this reason, this day is celebrated in honor of one of the most important and most responsible life roles .
Global Day of Parents is a great opportunity to thank your parents for everything they have done and do for you, regardless whether you are still young or have found yourselve in this responsible role.
Let’s spend this day with the people who give us unconditional love and who have dedicated their entire life to raising, educating and introducing us to the world.
How will you spend this day? Please comment below. We’d love to hear your experiences.
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