World Down Syndrome Day
March 21st is World Down Syndrome Day, which has been officially recognised by the United Nations since 2012.
On this day, people all around the world celebrate the lives and achievements of people with Down syndrome. This day provides an opportunity to raise awareness about the rights and inclusion of people with Down syndrome around the world.
Each year in people with Down syndrome and families share their stories in the lead-up to 21st March.
You can see all of these stories from World Down Syndrome Day on our Stories page.
Celebrate International World Down Syndrome Day on 21 March 2021 by selling our official socks for 2021.
Selling socks is a simple way to raise funds for your local Down Syndrome Association. All funds raised will go towards your Local Down Syndrome Association to continue their work by supporting and empowering people with Down syndrome to have full access to social and economic inclusion.