wihwWhen is it?  World Interfaith Harmony Week is celebrated annually on the first week of February (February 1st to February 7th).

What is it about? World Interfaith Harmony Week aims to promote harmony between all people regardless of their faith and non-faith. It provides a platform, one week in the year, where people of every group can recognize their common values, build ties with each other, and work alongside one another to bring peace and harmony to their communities.

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20210106chapllainsPrison chaplaincy has long been an avenue of support within Australia’s correctional system, often helping rehabilitation. And chaplains say it's never been as important as it became in 2020.

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Source: SBS

20210105hindumanInspired by his six-year-old son’s curiosity and interest in learning the meaning of the Indian religious text, a Melbourne-based father has published a Hanuman Chalisa for kids in English.

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Source: SBS

20210110popePope Francis in his Christmas message said political and business leaders must not allow market forces and patent laws to take priority over making COVID-19 vaccines available to all, condemning nationalism and "the virus of radical individualism".

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Source: Sydney Morning Herald

20210107racismAnam Javed was shopping for vegetables at her local supermarket when a man ripped her hijab off her head. In shock, she told herself it must have just flown off by accident, but she soon realised she was being verbally abused.

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Source: ABC

20210103latkesFor Premier Daniel Andrews, a spin of the dreidel and a set of large illuminated pillars were the perfect Chanukah antidote to a CBD that’s been unusually dull and dark for much of 2020.

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Source: Australian Jewish News

20210109ghansMany Indigenous people today continue to have Sikh or Afghan names. This message at the end of the film The Furnace brings home the deep historical connections that people of South Asian origin have had with the original inhabitants of Australia.

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Source: Indian Link

20210111austriaThe court said the law, passed by the right-wing government in 2019, could only be understood as targeting Islamic head coverings.

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Source: SBS

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