For People with Down's Syndrome : World Down Syndrome Day

Every year World Down Syndrome Day is celebrated on 21 March.

This year, the global theme is “We Decide”

You should be involved in all decisions that are made about your lives.

This is something that’s been agreed by lots of countries in a document called the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities or CRPD for short.

You can read more about the CRPD here.

People with Down’s syndrome from all over the world will be coming together at the United Nations in Geneva and New York to talk about why they should be involved in decisions about their lives.

All over the world people will be wearing #LotsOfSocks socks to raise awareness of World Down Syndrome Day.


Down Syndrome International have made this film to explain why World Down Syndrome Day is important:

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