Every year, May 15 is celebrated as the International Day of Families, with an aim to celebrate and spread awareness about the benefits of the family systems to the masses. The day aims to call attention to everything about and which revolves around families, society’s basic unit.
This year, the day gains more significance as many people across the world are away from their families due to the coronavirus lockdown while some other lucky ones are getting to spend more time with them.
The day is celebrated since 1995 to celebrated the importance of families, people, societies and cultures around the world.
According to the UN, “This day provides an opportunity to promote awareness of issues relating to families and to increase the knowledge of the social, economic and demographic processes affecting families.”