World Down Syndrome Day and Annual Day Celebrations

World Down Syndrome Day 2024

World Down Syndrome Day is observed on March 21st each year. This day is dedicated to raising awareness about Down syndrome and advocating for the rights, inclusion, and well-being of people with Down syndrome. The date, March 21st (3/21), symbolizes the triplication of the 21st chromosome, which causes Down syndrome. It is an opportunity to celebrate the achievements and abilities of individuals with Down syndrome, promote understanding and acceptance, and advocate for their rights to access education, healthcare, and employment opportunities. Various events and activities take place globally to mark this day, including conferences, workshops, fundraisers, and awareness campaigns.