The General Assembly of the United Nations banned the practice of female genital mutilation (FGM) in 2012. Since then, February 6 commemorates the International Day of Tolerance Zero for FGM.
Desertion messages are an effective way to encourage child soldiers in the Central African Republic to lay down their weapons and reintegrate into society.
World Toilet Day is a good time to remember that in the world there are people who die because they do not have a bathroom. Building them and educating people about their use can help avoid these unnecessary deaths.