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There's more behind the International Day of Happiness than you might think. Find out more by reading the article and answering the questions.

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March 8 is International Women's Day, but the global campaigns for equal rights for women continue all year round. Read more about #IWD in this article.

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Who inspires you? Perhaps it's a famous woman, or maybe it's someone from your family. Watch some people talking about this question in the video.

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There are about 6,500 languages in the world, but did you know that a language disappears and dies every two weeks? International Mother Language Day, on 21 February, is a day to celebrate and protect all the languages of the world.

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February 11 is International Day of Women and Girls in Science. We explore some of the reasons why there are fewer girls and women interested in working in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and what's happening to encourage equality in these fields.

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Listen to Melissa talking about The Hypatia Trust, a charity she founded to record and celebrate the achievements of women in all aspects of their lives.

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World Mental Health Day, on 10 October, is a day to raise awareness of the effects mental illness has on millions of people’s lives across the world, and to help educate and inform us all.

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Did you know that there's a World Emoji Day? Well, there is ... and it's on July 17! surprise 

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This video honours the great women of science who have changed the world forever! How many of these famous female scientists do you know about?

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Listen to a team meeting about diversity to practise and improve your listening skills.

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Learn how to write an essay that suggests reasons for and solutions to a problem.

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What happens when three young girls meet the women doing their dream jobs? In this video, we see the importance of positive female role models.

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Becoming a refugee is something that could happen to any of us. In this video, famous people from around the world talk about the importance of helping people who are escaping difficult situations.

Video zone – Emma Thompson and her adopted Rwandan son
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Tindy left Rwanda when he was just a teenager and moved to the UK as a refugee. There, he met the famous actress Emma Thompson and was adopted by her. In this video, they describe Tindy's incredible journey.