International Week of the Deaf (IWD) 2022 : 19 to 25 September.

Every year, the entire week ending on the last Sunday of September is observed as the International Week of the Deaf (IWD). In 2022, IWD is being celebrated from 19th September to 25th September 2022.
The theme of the 2022 International Week of Deaf (IWD) is “Building Inclusive Communities for All”.
It is an initiative of the World Federation of the Deaf (WFD) and was 1st launched in 1958 in Rome, Italy to commemorate the month when the 1st World Congress of WFD was held.

Themes :

Monday 19th September 2022: Sign Languages in Education
Tuesday 20th September 2022: Sustainable economic opportunities for deaf people
Wednesday 21st September 2022: Health for All
Thursday 22nd September 2022: Safeguarding deaf people in times of crisis
Friday 23 September 2022: Sign Languages Unite Us!
Saturday 24 September 2022: Intersectional Deaf Communities
Sunday 25 September 2022: Deaf Leadership for Tomorrow

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