November 25

RossiiPrazdnovanie Mother's Day Mother's Day is rooted in the mists of time.The ancient Greeks gave tribute to the mother of all the gods - Gaia.The Romans dedicated three days in March (22 to 25), another mother of the gods - Cybele east.For Celtic Mother's Day was a day of celebration in honor of the goddess Brigit.From XVII to XIX century in the UK noted, "my mother's Sunday" (Mothering Sunday).In the modern history of Mother's Day - a holiday celebrated in many countries every year.This day pays tribute to the work of mothers and their selfless sacrifice for the sake of their children.The first Mother's Day was declared governor of West Virginia in 1910.In 1911, Mother's Day has been celebrated all States, as well as Mexico, Canada, China, Japan, South America and Africa.December 12, 1912 was established International Association of Mother's Day to spread the conscious celebration of this day.Many countries celebrate their own Mother's Day at different times of the year.In Russia, Mother's Day is ce

lebrated on the last Sunday of November in accordance with the Presidential Decree of 30 January 1998.The initiative belongs to the institution of the feast of the State Duma Committee on Women, Family and Youth.

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against

women, the UN General Assembly declared November 25 the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and invited governments, international and non-governmental organizations to this day activities aimed at raising public awareness of this issue(resolution 54/134 of 17 December 1999).The activists have marked 25 November as a day against violence since 1981.On this day in 1961 in the Dominican Republic, on orders of Dominican ruler Rafael Trujillo were massacred three Mirabal sisters - Minerva, Patria and Maria Teresa.The girls were members of an underground society "group on July 14," headed by the husband of Minerva Manolo Tavares Justo.Violence against women is common throughout the world and is inherent in all societies and cultures.Violence affects women regardless of their race, ethnicity, social status, wealth, birth or any other circumstances.To cope with the problem of domestic violence has not yet been even developed countries.But to find ways to stop this phenomenon, the company can try.And one of them - talk about this issue and other everywhere, not just on November 25.