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S.ArulananthamLibrarianUniversity of Jaffna
SYMBOL FORINTERNATIONAL FAMILY DAY
Origin of International FamilyDay• In resolution 47/237 of 20 September 1993,the United Nations General Assemblyproclaimed...
Theme for the year’s 2009• "Mothers and Families: Challengesin a Changing World" whichemphasizes the role of the Mother in...
Theme for the year’s 2008• “Fathers and Families: Responsibilitiesand Challenges”, which emphasizes therole of the father ...
Theme for the year’s 2004-7• 2007 "Families and Persons with Disabilities"• 2006 "Changing Families: Challenges andOpportu...
Theme for the years 1996-2000• 2000 "Families: Agents and Beneficiariesof Development"• 1999 "Families for all ages"• 1998...
Extended family
Aborigines family
African family
Chinese family
Tamil family
Indian Brahmin family
Sinhalese family
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  1. 1. S.ArulananthamLibrarianUniversity of Jaffna
  2. 2. SYMBOL FORINTERNATIONAL FAMILY DAY
  3. 3. Origin of International FamilyDay• In resolution 47/237 of 20 September 1993,the United Nations General Assemblyproclaimed that 15 May of every year shallbe observed as the International Day ofFamilies.
  4. 4. Theme for the year’s 2009• "Mothers and Families: Challengesin a Changing World" whichemphasizes the role of the Mother in thefamily and the important responsibilitiesand special challenges that accompany it inthe world.
  5. 5. Theme for the year’s 2008• “Fathers and Families: Responsibilitiesand Challenges”, which emphasizes therole of the father in the family and theimportant responsibilities and specialchallenges that accompany it.
  6. 6. Theme for the year’s 2004-7• 2007 "Families and Persons with Disabilities"• 2006 "Changing Families: Challenges andOpportunities"• 2005 "HIV/AIDS and Family Well-being"• 2004 "The Tenth Anniversary of the International Yearof the Family: A Framework for Action“• 2003 "Preparations for the observance of the TenthAnniversary of the International Year of the Family in2004“• 2002 "Families and Ageing: Opportunities andChallenges"• 2001 "Families and Volunteers: Building SocialCohesion "
  7. 7. Theme for the years 1996-2000• 2000 "Families: Agents and Beneficiariesof Development"• 1999 "Families for all ages"• 1998 "Families: Educators and Providersof Human Rights"• 1997 "Building Families Based onPartnership"• 1996 "Families: First Victims of Povertyand Homelessness"
  8. 8. Extended family
  9. 9. Aborigines family
  10. 10. African family
  11. 11. Chinese family
  12. 12. Tamil family
  13. 13. Indian Brahmin family
  14. 14. Sinhalese family

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