World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) is observed on 15th June every year.

  • The principal goal of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is to provide our communities around the globe with an opportunity to get a better knowledge of abuse and neglect of older people.
  • The day was officially recognized by the United Nations General Assembly in December 2011 bypassing the resolution 66/127 of the United Nations following a request from the International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (INPEA).
  • 2020 theme: “Lifting Up Voices”. 
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