World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is designated globally on
15th June every year.
Elder Abuse Awareness day is observed to raise a voice
for the elderly who are abused and victimized.
The principal objective of this day is to grant an
possibility for communities round the globe to promote a better appreciation of
abuse and forget about of older men and women by developing focus of the
cultural, social, monetary and demographic strategies affecting elder abuse and
This awareness day was formally identified by the United
Nations General Assembly in December 2011 bypassing the resolution 66/127 of
the United Nations following a request from the International Network for the
Prevention of Elder Abuse (INPEA).