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Every year, November 13 is celebrated as World Kindness Day throughout the world to promote sympathy and compassion towards people.

Every year, November 13 is celebrated as World Kindness Day throughout the world to promote sympathy and compassion towards people.

The history of this day goes back to 1998, when World Kindness Day was first commemorated in by an organisation called the World Kindness Movement. This organisation was formed at a Tokyo conference in the year 1997 by like-minded kindness organisations.


As we know that in the twenty-first century, acts of kindness have become rare, therefore, this day is serves as a reminder for the human race to be kind, not just to fellow humans, but animals, too.

It must be noted that kindness is a fundamental part of human personality which bridges the divides of race, religion, politics, gender, and location. Therefore, to dedicate a day solely to this noun means creating a deeper goal for the society; a goal to sustain humanity across the world.

In fact, some say that World Kindness Day is “a day that encourages individuals to overlook boundaries, race and religion." Countries including Canada, Australia, Nigeria, United Arab Emirates, Singapore, Italy, United Kingdom, and even India observe this day.

Therefore, this World Kindness Day, let us pledge to be kind towards all kinds of people and communities, and try our best to sustain humanity and compassion in this world.

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