International Week of the Deaf will be celebrated in September
International Week of the Deaf will be celebrated during the last week of 18 and 24 September 2017.
The aim of this celebration is to promote the human rights of deaf people around the world.
The World Federation of the Deaf has announced the theme for the 2017 International Week of the Deaf as “Full Inclusion with Sign Language!”
The theme indicates that full inclusion of deaf people is possible when Sign language is recognized and used widely within our society.
In India, events will be held across the country to create awareness about the rights of deaf people and the importance of making sign language an official language.