International Day of Nonviolence

International Day of Nonviolence is a day celebrated annually on October 2nd to promote the ideals of nonviolence and to encourage people to embrace nonviolence as a way of life. The day was first designated by the United Nations in 2007 as a way to honor the legacy of Mahatma Gandhi.

one of the world’s greatest advocates of nonviolence, and promotes the ideals of nonviolence and peace. International Day of Nonviolence is celebrated in countries around the world, with events and activities organized to promote the ideals of nonviolence and to encourage people to embrace nonviolence as a way of life. The day is an opportunity to reflect on the power of nonviolence to create positive change and to commit to working towards a more peaceful and harmonious world.


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Promoting Peace

“Rotary promotes intercultural understanding. As we support refugees who have escaped unsafe locations, we also train adults and young leaders to prevent and mediate violence.”

Fighting Disease

“We are committed to eradicating polio for good. In order to prevent additional diseases and increase access to healthcare, we also empower and educate local populations.”

Providing Clean Water

“Every day, we work to expand access to sustainable clean water, sanitation, and hygiene. We don’t merely construct wells and disappear.”

Saving Mothers & Children

“We increase access to affordable, high-quality healthcare, sanitation, education, and employment opportunities to improve the health and well-being of mothers and their offspring.”

Supporting Education

Our mission is to enhance adult literacy, decrease gender disparities in education, and strengthen community capacity to support basic education and literacy.

Growing Local Economies

We conduct charitable endeavors that promote societal and economic growth and chances for young and old people to engage in respectable and worthwhile employment.

Protecting the Environment

We pledge to support initiatives that increase the preservation and protection of natural resources, advance ecological sustainability, and promote harmony between human communities and the environment.