Sept. 21-27 is International Week of the Deaf

International Week of the Deaf, an initiative of the World Federation of the Deaf, is being celebrated this week by the global deaf community. The week-long event encompasses a variety of activities, including marches, debates, and campaigns, as well as calls for the participation and involvement of stakeholders in the deaf community. International Week of the Deaf strives to promote the rights of people who are deaf and highlight specific human rights topics that merit attention. The event was launched in 1958 in Rome, Italy.

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