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International Day of Families is celebrated on May 15  to raise awareness of the importance of families and their role in society. The day focuses on the important role that families play in our society while also highlighting the issues faced by them.


The United Nations adopted a resolution in 1994 establishing the International Day of Families to celebrate the institution of family and to raise awareness regarding the issues faced by families. The day is 


International Day of Families has been observed annually, with a different theme each year. The theme of International Day of Families 2023 is ‘Demographic Trends and Families’. The theme of last year's International Day of Families was ‘Families and Urbanisation’. The occasion is celebrated by conducting various events and activities that bring families together to celebrate their diversity and strengthen their unique bond.


Families are the bedrock of any society. They help shape the values and beliefs of individuals while also providing a sense of belonging and identity. Families also provide emotional and social support, care, and guidance to individuals. 

International Day of Families plays an important role in recognizing the role of families in our society while also addressing many of the issues that are faced by modern families such as poverty and inequality.

International Day of Families: Quotes to share with your loved ones

1) The gift of family is priceless, let's cherish and treasure it always. Happy International Family Day!

2) Family is our backbone, and we must always honour and cherish it, especially during difficult times. Happy Family Day!

3) On this family day, let's cherish the moments we have with our loved ones and keep their smiles shining bright forever.

4) No family is perfect, but love and understanding can make all the difference. Let's work towards building stronger families.

5) Let's celebrate this International Family Day by fostering feelings of brotherhood, peace, and sharing, and make this world a better place for everyone.


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Updated: 15 May 2023, 08:59 AM IST
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